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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,...

2014-05-08 23:10:08

Organizations partner to support Americans caring for veterans and military service members. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Easter Seals Dixon Center launched its free, online webinar series for caregiver education and training this week. The series was created to meet the growing need for caregiver education identified by the RAND study commissioned by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. The study provided comprehensive evidence-based needs assessments of military caregivers. The report...

2014-03-04 23:31:42

Dr. London points out, “Caregivers are truly the unsung heroes as they take care of every need of their loved ones who no longer can directly communicate.” San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 New York Times columnist Jane Brody, in her Personal Health article, “Caring for the Caregiver” on Tuesday, February 18, turned to Dr. Judith London for her insights and recommendations on caring for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. In addition to her widely-read column, Brody is an...

2014-02-11 08:39:02

Lift Caregiving's new hugs feature allows users to send one another support with virtual hugs. RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lift Caregiving, a web solution for family caregivers, today announced the availability of its newest feature. The new hug feature is for users of its Care Lounge (https://www.liftcaregiving.com/care-lounge/), a virtual support community for family caregivers. Users have the ability to ask questions of fellow users, community experts and...

2013-11-20 23:30:00

In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month, Lynn Wilson examines the past, present, and future of caregiving and offers a place where current caregivers can access 1,500 resources. Neenah, WI (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 November is National Family Caregivers Month, and Lynn Wilson, Founder of The CareGiver Partnership, a national retailer of adult diapers, incontinence products and other home health care supplies, looks at caregiving through the years and provides resources to those...

2013-09-20 23:00:51

Avenidas to Hold 10th Annual Caregiver Conference on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 9 a.m. at Mountain View Senior Center and Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Avenidas and the city of Mountain View will present the 10th Annual Caregiver Conference on Saturday, September 28 at the Mountain View Senior Center and Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Both locations are on one campus and parking is free. The conference, entitled “The Path to...

2013-08-14 23:01:25

Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center is teaming up with other organizations to offer family care giving classes. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 An exciting new collaboration has begun between Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center, the Alzheimer’s Association, El Camino Hospital, Family Caregiver Alliance, and Stanford Geriatric Education Center. These organizations are joining together to present Family Caregiving 101, a year-long series of complimentary workshops to help family caregivers. Join...

2013-07-15 23:19:11

According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, 65.7 million caregivers make up 29% of the U.S. adult population providing care to someone who is ill, disabled or aged. That’s a whole lot of us! Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, 65.7 million caregivers make up 29% of the U.S. adult population providing care to someone who is ill, disabled or aged. That’s a whole lot of us! With unpaid, or informal, caregiving providing as much as 90% of the...

2013-05-30 23:20:55

Developed by Bhagerra Inc., "Unfrazzle" for iPhone, iPad Available in Apple App Store; Android version is coming soon Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Unfrazzle, the smartphone app designed to reduce the stress of caring for others by making it easy to remember, keep track of, and share caregiving tasks while staying in-sync with family members, is now available in the Apple App Store. The initial version is free and an Android version will be available soon. Caregivers using...

2013-05-21 23:13:51

Caregiver Homes, which supports families with an intensive care management model known as Structured Family Caregiving, has launched a fully redesigned website (http://www.caregiverhomes.com). Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Caregiver Homes, which supports families with an intensive care management model known as Structured Family Caregiving, has launched a fully redesigned website: http://www.caregiverhomes.com. The updated branding for Caregiver Homes includes numerous stories about...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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