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2014-10-22 08:30:23

-- 81 per cent of Canadians find the health care system too complicated, and 78 per cent agree that navigating the system is a challenge -- Canadians find caregiving and managing their chronic conditions to be the biggest challenges to navigating the system -- Experts will discuss patient navigation challenges at a Toronto Region Board of Trade panel today, sponsored by Amgen Canada -- CARP and Sheridan Centre for Elder Research are developing a...

2014-10-21 23:06:19

While visiting hours at hospitals were originally established to safeguard the health and healing of their patients, health systems throughout the U.S. are recognizing the benefits of family support for patients and instituting less restrictive or even open visiting hour policies. Dedicated to carefully placing patients and families first, Susquehanna Health (SH) encourages open visiting hours when caregiver participation is paramount to a patient’s successful recovery and comfort....

2014-10-21 08:28:38

Millions of Americans are shouldering additional responsibility for parents and children; understanding options, including insurance, can reduce stress and save money KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions in the so-called "Sandwich Generation" are finding their dreams about retirement less than appetizing. Middle-aged Americans are serving as primary caregivers for their aging parents, and are also shouldering more of their adult children's financial responsibilities. The...

2014-10-20 23:07:27

Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes Network, Inc., has acquired the assets of Vayu Technologies from physician executive and entrepreneur Minalkumar Patel MD MPH. Boston, MA and Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes Network, Inc., has acquired the assets of Vayu Technologies from physician executive and entrepreneur Minalkumar Patel MD MPH. The Vayu Technologies tele-care management platform is a unique collaboration hub...

2014-10-19 23:02:13

Worked with Your Franchise Success, a franchise consulting firm to find Griswold Senior Home Care Franchise. (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Dick Bass, senior franchise consultant for Your Franchise Success® (YFS) announced the match-up of Griswold Home Care and Virginia resident Karen Vassar. A talent acquisition professional turned franchisee, Vassar will service the Leesburg, Manassas and Woodbridge areas. Griswold Home Care provides non-medical care to the elderly, disabled and at-risk...

2014-10-14 08:33:36

MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - "Person-centred care" - it's a powerful concept that is easy to embrace but more difficult to pull off. To support health organizations and providers in creating a "culture shift" from being task-oriented to being person-centred, Saint Elizabeth Health Care is teaming up with the Alzheimer Society of Canada to deliver education and training on embedding the principles and practices of person-centred care within home care and long-term care settings. A...

2014-10-14 08:33:22

Donna Cardillo offers advice and encourages caregivers to take some time for themselves. SEA GIRT, N.J., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- November is National Family Caregivers Month and a welcome sign to many. In fact, according to the National Alliance on Caregiving, over 65 million Americans care for sick, disabled and elderly family members and friends, saving the healthcare system $375 billion dollars annually. And while the focus remains on the person requiring care, the caregivers are...

2014-10-13 23:06:11

The institute for Professional Care Education has launched http://www.PersonalCareAideTraining.com, an online certification program, to help individual caregivers increase their skills and gain employment in the fastest growing profession in the U.S. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Caregivers looking to increase their skills and individuals seeking to become Personal Care Aides can now become certified through the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed). Personal Care...

2014-10-10 12:24:24

Alzheimer's Care Grant Program for 15 Million Eligible Family Caregivers in North America LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilarity for Charity(®), a movement established with the Alzheimer's Association(®), led by actors and writers Lauren Miller Rogen and Seth Rogen to inspire change and raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease among the millennial generation, will partner with Home Instead Senior Care(®), to offer grants for in-home care services to eligible U.S. and...

2014-10-08 23:13:39

Atlas Systems Inc. a leading technology solutions company is pleased to announce that it has been selected by one of the largest providers of Structured Family Caregiving, Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes. NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Atlas Systems Inc. a leading technology solutions company is pleased to announce that it has been selected by one of the largest providers of Structured Family Caregiving, Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes. Atlas Systems was...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.