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2014-02-26 23:23:27

The owner of DiscountMedicalSupplies.com, a pioneering online medical superstore, takes the lead once again by speaking on behalf of an overlooked segment of caregivers on a fourth segment of The Balancing Act’s Caregiving 101 series. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 In honor of Rare Disease Day on February 28th, Dr. Jon Segal, founder of DiscountMedicalSupplies.com, is speaking out about the challenges facing caregivers of people with rare diseases. This month he was featured in a four-part...

2014-02-24 23:23:22

GeriJoy recently hosted a webinar discussing its research at MIT about technology adoption in senior care. The company, which complements traditional caregiving services with virtual companionship and oversight, announced that it will be hosting follow-up webinars, including two on March 5, 2014 to demonstrate how GeriJoy's own technology-based service can help both formal and family caregivers. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Today, GeriJoy made available the recording of its...

2014-02-20 23:25:41

Online training tools assist professional senior caregivers and senior care companies to maintain industry standards for training. As proper caregiver training protects both the senior and the caregiver, convenient digital tools will now provide ongoing access to caregiver certification training from any location. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Caregiver Training University announces the launch of Caregiverlist Basic Training, providing easy-to-access online caregiver training for...

2014-02-19 23:23:51

As a pioneering online superstore, the owner of DiscountMedicalSupplies.com will be featured in a second segment in The Balancing Act’s Caregiving 101 series. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Dr. Jon Segal, founder of Discount Medical Supplies, continues to spread the word about the challenges of modern caregivers. This month he was part of a second Caregiving 101 segment on Lifetime’s “The Balancing Act.” He informed viewers about the importance of sharing responsibility and avoiding...

2014-02-19 08:28:47

Inaugural Issue to Feature Best-Selling Contemporary Christian Music Singer Amy Grant NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgingCare.com, the go-to online resource for family caregivers, announces today that this April it will launch AgingCare.com Magazine, a new glossy print publication featuring trusted information, guidance and support for those caring for aging loved ones. AgingCare.com Magazine will cover topics such as dementia care, maintaining physical and emotional...

2014-02-18 12:29:49

Home Instead to advance global momentum triggered by G8 Dementia Summit to improve care for families touched by Dementia WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global CEO Initiative (CEOi) on Alzheimer's Disease today announced that Home Instead Senior Care© - the world's leading provider of in-home care services for seniors will join the CEOi to advance the quality of care for those suffering from Alzheimer's and Dementia. Through its diverse group of leading...

2014-02-16 16:20:22

NYS Legislative Caucus Backs Increased Aid for Unpaid Family Caregivers, Non-Parent Relatives Raising Children ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP today thanked the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus for supporting issues critical to New York's most powerful voting demographic, the 50+, including aid for unpaid family caregivers and increased funding for non-parent relatives raising children. Those two issues are among AARP's...

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...

2014-02-10 12:26:17

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Marist Poll sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care revealed more than half (56 percent) of Americans 68 and older, the Greatest Generation, say it would be more difficult to start dating than to stay single (44 percent). Americans of all ages were asked if, at age 65, it would be more difficult to start dating than to remain single. Sixty-six (66) percent of Americans thought it would be more difficult to start dating. Regardless of age, when...

2014-01-28 23:24:05

The CEO of DiscountMedicalSupplies.com is intervewed on Lifetime Television's "The Balancing Act" for his role in providing support and discount medical supplies to caregivers. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Dr. Jon Segal, CEO of DiscountMedicalSupplies.com, recently appeared on Lifetime Television's "The Balancing Act" to explain the challenges facing today's caregivers. As a caregiver himself, Dr. Segal shared his own personal insight as businessman and a...