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2013-05-14 16:27:03

Through Ongoing Training and Certification AegisCare Ensures its Caregivers Stay Abreast of the Latest in Alzheimer's Care TORRANCE, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With specialized home health care, ailing seniors -- even those suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia -- can remain in their homes instead of going into nursing homes or assisted living facilities. This is often preferable for the patients themselves and their families. AegisCare, a company that provides...

2013-02-19 12:32:05

Multinational Retailer Gives Additional Support to Alzheimer's care, support and research CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Alzheimer's Association announced a multi-year pledge of $1 million from The TJX Companies, Inc., in recognition of the massive impact of Alzheimer's disease worldwide. This is the second $1 million gift from TJX on behalf of its 168,000 Associates and retail division including T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods and Sierra Trading Post in the...

2013-01-20 00:20:19

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dodge Park Rest Home is pleased to announce that it's been named a "Caring Star" of 2013, an annual nationwide designation recognizing service excellence based on consumer ratings and reviews posted on Caring.com. Consumer Reviews on Caring.com Used to Determine Best Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care Communities in the United States Dodge park Rest Home is pleased to announce that it's been named a "Caring Star" of 2013, an annual...

2013-01-10 08:25:22

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The food? The staff? The landscaping? The thing that makes an assisted living community shine may vary from family to family, but overall there's consistency in consumers' reviews of senior communities, and the best ones rise to the top. In an annual recognition program designed to help the growing number of families seeking senior care, 383 assisted living and Alzheimer's care communities in 40 states have been named "Caring Stars of 2013."...

2012-11-09 12:26:03

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts predict the costs associated with caring for people with Alzheimer's disease will reach $1.1 trillion by 2050, largely due to the aging boomer population. Ten million are anticipated to develop the disease.(* )This represents a 500 percent increase in combined Alzheimer's care costs to Medicare and Medicaid in the next 38 years,(*) and forecasts an unsustainable burden on the U.S. health care system. Home Instead Senior Care(®), the...

2011-12-23 16:03:00

Funding includes dollars for innovative Alzheimer's research and successful public private partnerships with the government to provide care and support to families WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the world's leading voluntary health organization advocating for Alzheimer's care, support and research, the Alzheimer's Association is pleased that Congress and President Obama have responded to calls by the Alzheimer's Association on behalf of people with...

2011-04-06 19:39:00

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading voluntary health organization advocating for Alzheimer's care, support and research, the Alzheimer's Association® applauds the introduction of the "Health Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act," (S. 738/H.R. 1386), which seeks to improve detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and provide access to information and support for newly diagnosed individuals and...

2010-12-07 14:46:00

BOSTON, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior Living Residences (SLR) announced the launch of its new assisted living based Alzheimer's care and treatment brand, "Compass Memory Support Neighborhoods"®. Undergoing internal development for the past three years, SLR worked with leading clinicians and researchers, including staff from the Boston University School of Medicine's Alzheimer's Disease Center, to create an array of cutting edge research-based programming designed to...

2010-11-05 07:24:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be overwhelming. In fact, according to the Alzheimer's Association, there are more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's and as many as 10 million family caregivers. For the family member afflicted with Alzheimer's, even routine daily events, such as hearing or seeing evening newscasts, can be truly terrifying. As a result, one of the greatest challenges for the caregiver is creating...