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2008-10-21 09:00:53

MONONA, Wis., Oct. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One of the greatest fears of aging Americans is dementia. Not only as a personal issue, but as a potential family burden, for good cause. More than 28 million Americans provide care to family members or friends with some form of dementia. The economic value of the services family caregivers provide for "free" is estimated to be $306 billion a year(1). That is almost twice as much as is actually spent on homecare and nursing home services...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.