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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...

2013-05-20 08:28:12

Resources available to help family caregivers determine their risk and minimize negative health effects before they escalate OMAHA, Neb., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Instead Senior Care(® )network, the leading global provider of in-home non-medical care services for seniors, today announced the release of two new resources that aim to help family caregivers determine their risk for caregiver distress, and to minimize key health effects that are associated with...

2013-04-25 20:22:08

Informative Fact Sheets help families as they care for frail elders and individuals with chronic or debilitating illnesses. SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Caregiver Alliance's National Center on Caregiving has released new and updated Fact Sheets to help families make the complicated personal, legal and financial decisions that accompany caring for an adult with a debilitating health condition such as Alzheimer's disease, stroke or brain trauma. The...