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2014-04-16 23:05:21

The statewide Board to hold its inaugural quarterly meeting on Thursday, April 17 at the Riverside Doctors’ Hospital in Williamsburg. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Kathleen Fletcher, Ph.D. and Christine Jensen, Ph.D., Riverside Health System experts who help enhance the medical care older adults receive, as well as the support systems for the caregivers who care for them, were named to serve on the Advisory Board of the newly formed Institute for Innovations in Caregiving....

2014-04-15 23:10:20

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver continues its mission to educate caretakers with its newly revamped website, featuring video modules with up-to-date information. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 With over three decades of experience in reaching out to professional and at-home caregivers, The Alzheimer’s Caregiver has launched an updated state-of-the-art website. The new home of TheAlzheimersCaregiver.com is more clearly arranged than the original and also makes use of informative videos for...

2014-04-12 23:00:34

The three-part educational series covered the types and stages of dementia, practical ways to address behavioral changes associated with dementia and how to communicate with someone with dementia. Castle Rock, CO (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Douglas County, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is dedicated to partnering with other community members in an effort to increase awareness around longevity and aging. In line with this commitment to community...

2014-04-11 23:22:01

Briggs Healthcare, the leader in healthcare documentation and regulatory solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with myCNAjobs, an innovative leader in caregiver recruitment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Briggs Healthcare, the leader in healthcare documentation and regulatory solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with myCNAjobs, an innovative leader in caregiver recruitment. Aimed at providing the senior care market with more effective hiring and retention tools,...

2014-04-11 23:02:38

Home Care Assistance invites caregivers, clients and community members to participate in “The Walk to Okinawa,” a simulated trek from Scottsdale, Arizona to Okinawa, Japan. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, invites members of the Scottsdale Area and East Valley communities to register for the “Walk to Okinawa.” Registrants will receive a free pedometer to track their steps each day as the...

2014-04-09 23:26:35

Marian Hamilton, founder of The Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center (KHCC) at Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH), will receive the “Quality of Life Award” during the 34th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards held by the Volunteer Center of the United Way. The “Quality of Life Award” honors individuals for their work to improve the quality of life of family caregivers, the disabled, homeless, elderly, veterans, as well as those with substance abuse problems or mental disabilities. Mt. Kisco,...

2014-04-09 23:26:07

Living Well Assisted Living at Home proudly announces receiving the Best of Home Care award by Home Care Pulse. Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Living Well Assisted Living at Home is proud to announce that they have received recognition by Home Care Pulse with the Best of Home Care award. Home Care Pulse only grants this award to top ranking home care providers, based on their gathered client and employee satisfaction scores. Living Well Assisted Living at Home is now ranked among a...

2014-04-09 23:04:48

Cialdini will play an integral role in client care for the rapidly growing senior care company, Home Care Assistance. Whitefish Bay, WI (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Wisconsin, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to welcome Jenni Cialdini as the office’s new Client Care Manager. Jenni will play an integral role in ensuring quality in-home assistance is provided to the company’s clients throughout the Metro Milwaukee area. Jenni joins Home Care...

2014-04-09 12:29:09

To address the burgeoning demands of Alzheimer’s disease that will affect generations, new policies will have to be adopted to acknowledge the complex and unique needs of people with dementia. The aging of the U.S. population has turned the prism to focus on the increasing number of families facing the challenge of providing care for people with dementia, said Julie P.W. Bynum, associate professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice.  Writing in the...

2014-04-08 16:25:48

SafeinHome Helps Older Adults Live at Home, Gives Family Caregivers Peace of Mind WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeinHome, a new senior safety system designed for adult children to help their aging parents live safely at home, was highlighted on KGO TV's ABC News 7:00am on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. The news segment featured a live demonstration of the product and interviews with SafeinHome founder and inventor Jack Lloyd, whose medical monitoring devices,...