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2011-07-25 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has recently introduced several new online healthcare degrees to position its students to compete for high-demand healthcare jobs created by the aging population.

2011-07-11 00:00:29

SeniorChecked’s Network of Trusted Local Businesses to Distribute BeClose Monitoring Systems McLean, VA and Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) July 09, 2011 BeClose (http://www.beclose.com), the leading provider of real-time home monitoring systems, and SeniorChecked (http://www.seniorchecked.com), a national directory of screened and certified local service providers, today announced a partnership to co-market and distribute their complementary products.

2011-07-08 11:10:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the 2011 Cumulative Supplement to Age Discrimination in Employment Law.

2011-06-09 00:00:30

Founder of Aging in Technology Watch to Offer Insights into the Role Technology Plays in Enabling Seniors to Age at Home Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Harmony Information Systems, Inc.

2011-05-23 07:30:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ActiveCare, Inc.

2010-12-22 00:01:31

“It’s time to rebrand aging from ‘burden’ to ‘opportunity,’” declares Colin Milner, a leading expert in active-aging Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 21, 2010 As the 78 million Boomers start turning 65 in 2011, conventional ideas of what it means to be 65 are increasingly untrue.

2010-12-13 00:00:40

AtGuardianAngel, Inc. (AGA) announced today that it has formally launched its Digital Media division.

2010-08-24 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) announces that newly signed All-Pro Linebacker for the New York Giants, Keith Bulluck, will be honored with the Nicholas Scoppetta Child Welfare Award at the NYFC 2010 Fall Gala for his work with youth in foster care.

2010-07-14 08:24:00

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Larry Minnix, President & CEO, American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, on the 45th Anniversary of the Older Americans Act: "The 45(th) anniversary of the Older Americans Act (OAA) is an important landmark in our country's commitment to meeting the needs of older adults.

2010-05-05 09:45:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A leading senior living organization is calling upon the producers of NBC's Saturday Night Live to use comedian Betty White's upcoming appearance to combat hurtful stereotypes about the elderly. The Assisted Living Federation of America (www.alfa.org), the nation's leading association for assisted living providers, asked SNL producer Lorne Michaels to fight ageism and negative stereotypical portrayals of the very old in next Saturday's show...


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.