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2014-07-21 23:04:18

Led by Nancy Kriseman in partnership with Home Care Assistance, the webinar will cover the most common causes of caregiver stress and ways to prevent burnout by becoming more self-aware Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Scottsdale, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned Healthy Longevity Webinar Series featuring experts in a wide range of health and wellness-related fields. The...

2014-07-21 16:25:56

SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 30 percent of the adult population in America (65.7 million) is responsible for providing care to someone who is ill, disabled or aged, according to recent studies by The National Alliance for Caregiving. The need for suitable caregivers, as well as caregiver support, is expected to grow significantly over the next 20 years, as the proportion of elderly individuals in need continue trending upward. CrissCross, a national...

2014-07-18 23:04:19

Led by licensed clinical social worker and award-winning author Nancy Kriseman, the webinar, which will be held on Thursday, July 24th at 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern, will cover the most common causes of caregiver stress and ways to prevent burnout by becoming more self-aware. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Home Care Assistance of South Fairfield County, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned Healthy...

2014-07-16 23:09:09

New white paper from the National Alliance for Caregiving recommends innovative strategies to improve supportive technology for caregivers. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 A new report from the National Alliance for Caregiving (the “Alliance”) identifies key steps to better support family caregiving through the use of mobile, online, and in-home technologies. The report, Catalyzing Technology to Support Family Caregiving, follows an April 2014 roundtable featuring experts from...

2014-07-16 23:08:49

Visiting Angels, a family owned private duty home care company located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida is recognized for excellence in home care by Home Care Pulse, a nationwide quality assurance organization. Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Visiting Angels today announced that it has received the Best of Home Care 2014 Award from Home Care Pulse. Visiting Angels received the highest combined ratings of any private home care company in Northern Palm Beach County, with an...

2014-07-15 23:14:23

Elder Care Helper announces the release of The Elder Care Helper Guide: Making Sense of Long-Term Care, a book that helps families make informed choices about the type and quality of care for their elderly loved ones. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Elder Care Helper announces the release of The Elder Care Helper Guide: Making Sense of Long-Term Care, a book that helps families make informed choices about the type and quality of care for their elderly loved ones. “The book is intended to help...

2014-07-15 23:04:02

The Institute for Professional Care Education rolled out a new Medifecta.com website for their Medifecta brand of training DVDs and materials for care professionals and family caregivers. Clackamas, OR (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) announced the new Medifecta.com site last week. This new site is an easy to use resource for care professionals and family caregivers to find and purchase the necessary training to meet state requirements or build...

2014-07-15 10:34:49

BMJ-British Medical Journal Trying to get support they need often feels 'challenging' and 'impersonal' Patients in their last year of life with co-existing illnesses struggle to cope with a bewildering array of services and treatments, which are often poorly coordinated and lack any continuity of care, indicates an analysis of patient and carer feedback, published online in BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care. Patients and carers frequently found accessing the support they needed...

2014-07-14 12:29:35

Care.com to Provide Surcharge-Free Rides for Parents WALTHAM, Mass., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Care.com (NYSE: CRCM), the world's largest online destination for finding and managing family care, is once again teaming up with Uber to help families make easier transportation decisions. From July 14-20, 2014, Care.com will offer surcharge-free rides for parents in Philadelphia and D.C. through uberFAMILY, a new service that allows families to request a car equipped with a car seat....

2014-07-12 23:03:25

National Network of Websites Help Millions of Web Savvy Boomers and the Aging Population They Now Care For. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 During the past century, mankind has gained more years of average life expectancy than in the last 10,000 years. Today more than 20% of the Western population is over 60 years of age, and the proportion of those over 85 is growing six times faster than the population as a whole. In the United States the eldercare community is exploding and it...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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