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2014-10-30 23:11:48

Alert1 Medical Alert Systems has announced their new Kitchen 2.0 report. The groundbreaking work evaluates the new technologies for their usefulness to seniors and caregivers and predicts the rate of their adoption by the senior care market at large. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Alert1 Medical Alert Systems has announced their new Kitchen 2.0 report. The kitchen is one of the most dangerous places in the home. According to the National Fire Protection Association, cooking...

2014-10-30 23:10:46

Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is weighing in on a recent study linking physical activity to increased brain health. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is weighing in on a recent study linking physical activity to...

2014-10-30 12:21:52

The VA's Caregiver Support Program provides family caregivers with access to vital home health and support services for ailing or recovering veterans WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - today commended the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for their Caregiver...

2014-10-29 23:09:47

Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is addressing the details and success of its annual convention held in San Diego, California. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is addressing the details...

2014-10-29 23:07:46

Innovative Technology Empowers Consumers, Removes Distance as Barrier to Care St Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Aging Services Group, a subsidiary of Aging Services of Minnesota, the largest association of organizations serving Minnesota seniors, has partnered with GrandCare Systems, to change and enhance the way traditional caregiving services are deployed for older adults in the state. GrandCare Systems utilizes digital health and socialization technology to reduce health...

2014-10-28 08:35:02

Brookdale Offers Free Caregiver Webinar, Resources for National Alzheimer's Awareness Month BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the number of people living with Alzheimer's disease soars, so does the number of family caregivers. Over 15 million people are taking care of loved ones with dementia in the home, according to the Alzheimer's Association. Sixty percent say the emotional stress is high and more than a third report depression symptoms. To help, Brookdale is...

2014-10-27 23:03:00

The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (VAMC) will host its 5th Annual Caregiver Conference, entitled "Caregiving: Maintaining Hope, Courage, and Strength” on November 4 in honor of National Caregiver Month. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (VAMC) will host its 5th Annual Caregiver Conference, entitled "Caregiving: Maintaining Hope, Courage, and Strength” on November 4 in honor of National Caregiver Month. “We are...

2014-10-27 23:02:51

The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (VAMC) Dementia Committee presents a seminar Nov. 7 for area caregivers and healthcare professionals titled “The Journey of Caregiving for Veterans with Dementia.” The daylong seminar in Columbia, S.C., for professional and non-professional caregivers and family members of those who are experiencing dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease will provide information on dementia, community and VA resources, management of difficult behaviors, and...

2014-10-24 23:05:27

Alert1 Medical Alerts has completed market research in the senior care industry to determine the impacts of the falling ratio of caregivers to those needing care. Alert1 has announced they are prepared to support the senior care industry in adopting technology to help caregivers. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Alert1 Medical Alert Systems released its analysis of the challenges in senior caregiving. The groundbreaking work looks at both the current state and the future problems...

2014-10-24 12:26:54

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tools for Meeting Life's Challenges (Tools MLC), today announced that it will host a free seminar on Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 8:30 am to 12:45 pm at the Sheet Metal Workers Local #19 Union Hall at 1301 South Columbus Blvd. in Philadelphia for families and caregivers of children with cerebral palsy or catastrophic physical disabilities. At a time when health care service delivery is changing rapidly, parents and caregivers need to...


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