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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...

2014-08-19 08:29:54

Clorox® CareConcepts(TM) Identifies the Emotional Impact of Caregiving as Part of the When Care Comes Home Initiative and its New Cleaning and Personal Homecare Products OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caregivers often put the needs of their loved ones before themselves, and over time that selflessness has an impact - both inspirational and challenging. Eighty percent of caregivers believe that their role has given them more meaning in their lives, but most of them...

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...

2014-07-15 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...

2014-06-26 23:05:17

24Hr HomeCare service now available in LaJolla. LaJolla, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Residents of LaJolla seeking a caregiver for an aging loved one can now check out the newly launched website that provides much-needed information and useful advice. The website can be of great assistance in helping individuals make decisions about the hiring of caregivers for family members. When looking for a caregiver for a loved one needing assistance, it can actually be a scary issue. As loved ones grow...

2014-06-09 12:29:21

Treatment results, family and faith are motivating factors for cancer patients today SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from The Cancer Experience: A National Study of Patients and Caregivers finds that nearly one in four cancer patients and caregivers remain dissatisfied with their care experience (independent of treatment outcome). The results of this 2014 study echo the findings from the inaugural study, also commissioned by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA)...

2014-05-15 12:33:20

As 40-70% of Caregivers Supporting a Family Member Face Depression, CarePond Is Dedicated to Helping the Caregiver LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CarePond, Inc. today launched its new website CarePond.com - the first free and secure online community for informal caregivers - any spouse, partner, family member, friend, or neighbor taking care of an aging, ill, or disabled loved one. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/87721 As the 78 million baby boomers age,...

2014-05-14 23:14:27

Alzlive is a new website that provides the family caregivers of those living with Alzheimer's and other dementias updated and timely articles, tips and tools… updated daily. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Alzlive.com —a free, daily, digital lifestyle/news platform designed specifically for the unpaid family caregivers of those living with Alzheimer’s/Dementia in the United States and Canada—officially goes live Wednesday, May 14th, 2014. The content includes both curated...

2014-05-13 23:08:39

Caring for a senior can be tough. That's why two leading healthcare companies, Caring in Place® and healtheo360®, have joined forces to provide free support for family members caring for their aging loved ones. New York, NY and Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Since 1963, the month of May has been designated as Older American’s Month. Senior citizens throughout the United States deserve to be recognized and appreciated. Few exemplify that appreciation more than the 45...

2014-03-12 16:29:37

RICHMOND, Va., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lift Caregiving wants caregivers to share a picture of themselves with their loved one in the month of March as a part of the healthy image #loveyourselfie social media campaign. The goal of the campaign is to capture the happy moments in the caregiving journey and to combat the feeling of isolation commonly found in the family caregiving community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140312/MN81468) Caregiver can feel...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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