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2014-09-19 23:05:58

New articles on SeniorsGuideOnline.com and HomeCareChoice.com help readers find the right home health care agency and suggest asking the provided questions Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 In their latest article to help seniors and their families find affordable home care options, Seniors Guide has published, “Questions for Home Health Care Agencies” on http://www.HomeCareChoice.com - their website for finding Home Care and Hospice at-home services in Virginia, North...

2014-09-18 23:02:22

Join 101 Mobility of Austin, AGE of Central Texas, and the Area Agency on Aging in the Capital Area for the 13th Annual “Striking a Balance” Caregiver Conference this weekend. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 101 Mobility of Austin will be a sponsor for this weekend’s “Striking a Balance” Caregiver Conference. Information on wheelchair ramp, stair lift, patient lifts, and more will be on hand at the 101 Mobility of Austin table. Attendees will also have the chance to ask...

2014-09-18 23:01:08

myCNAjobs’ CEO, Brandi Kurtyka, will lead three 60-minute Caregiver Recruiting Workshops at the 2014 Annual Synergy HomeCare Convention, starting today in Scottsdale. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 myCNAjobs’ CEO, Brandi Kurtyka, will lead three 60-minute Caregiver Recruiting Workshops at the 2014 Annual Synergy HomeCare Convention, starting today in Scottsdale. The session, titled “Data-Driven Recruitment” will guide human resource managers, owners, and those responsible...

2014-09-18 08:29:40

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 60,000 people dealing with the spiritual distress resulting from serious illness and grief have turned to the unique online service ChaplainsOnHand.org to find comfort regardless of religion or beliefs since its introduction by the nonprofit HealthCare Chaplaincy Network earlier this year. In addition, more than a thousand people have requested to chat with a chaplain by email or phone or to be remembered in prayer....

2014-09-18 08:28:50

- Nearly one in three pre-retirees plan to work longer to provide care PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty percent of Americans voice concern about becoming physical caregivers for elderly parents or other loved ones as they approach retirement themselves while 40 percent worry about supporting parents or others financially in old age. Those were among the findings in the new Perspectives of Retirement Survey from The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Nearly one in three (30...

2014-09-17 23:01:22

Arizona’s Children Association kinship service providers were one of only seven kinship programs throughout the nation invited by Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) to present at the National Kinship Care Conference. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 As kinship care continues to be a primary and valuable option for children who cannot live with their parents, emphasis on kinship care policy, practice, and research is necessary to continue to enhance services and supports...

2014-09-16 23:09:43

The Structured Family Caregiving model of care delivered by Caregiver Homes has received this accreditation, which recognizes service and quality that demonstrates strong performance that meets NCQA’s rigorous requirements for case management. BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Caregiver Homes Network, Inc. has achieved the highest accreditation status of Case Management Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The Structured Family Caregiving model of...

2014-09-15 08:35:01

30% Spend More than $10,000 Per Year, 21% Don't Know How Much They Spend SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost half (46%) of family caregivers spend more than $5,000 per year on caregiving expenses, according to a new Caring.com report. A family caregiver is defined as someone who takes care of a family member or friend, but is unpaid for their services. Their caregiving expenses include out-of-pocket costs for medications, medical bills, in-home care, nursing homes and...

2014-09-10 23:13:28

A network of patients with chronic conditions can now receive prompt, convenient access to doctors by phone. Conshohocken, PA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 MD Aligne, provider of MD iPass, a web and mobile-based health access and savings program, is proud to announce its partnership with healtheo360, an online caring network of patients seeking support and information about living with chronic health conditions. MD iPass gives individuals fast, low-cost consultations with Board Certified...

2014-09-10 12:29:19

HAMILTON, ON, Sept. 10, 2014 The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State for Seniors, unveiled today the new Government of Canada Action for Seniors report, a comprehensive information resource highlighting federal programs and services that can be accessed by seniors, their families, and caregivers. Minister Wong made the announcement with officials who developed McMaster University's Optimal Aging Portal, a website that offers information about healthy aging and which can now be accessed...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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