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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...

2014-01-22 23:29:23

HealthForumOnline course author Flo Gelo, D.Min, NCPsyA has been nominated for a Scattergood Behavioral Foundation Innovation Award for her film “Emma’s Haircut,” an intimate and bittersweet glimpse into the life of Emma Mon, a 32 year old wife and mother of two young children, newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Tasked with facing her own mortality and unsure how to go about explaining her illness to her children, Dr. Gelo’s film compassionately portrays a young family in crisis...

2014-01-22 23:28:06

Personal health records allow families, caregivers, and health care providers to access an individual’s history, emergency information and more. These tools help seniors take charge of their own health and help families better care for loved ones, says Lynn Wilson, Founder of The CareGiver Partnership. Neenah, Wis. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 A personal health record (PHR), an electronic collection of medical information, makes a patient’s history accessible at any time from a...

2014-01-15 12:25:55

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, senior volunteers generously give their time and service to help others. Now here's your chance to give back by nominating a deserving older adult in your community for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior Service(®) program. Sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care(® )network, Salute to Senior Service recognizes the invaluable contributions of adults age 65 and...

2014-01-09 23:24:59

Leading provider of online destination sites helps bring information and resources to millions of family caregivers and a growing population of seniors across the U.S. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Founded in 2011, ElderCare Resources® USA is now the only national network of consumer resource sites where seniors and caregivers can find 100’s of informative articles, watch videos, download helpful guides, check Medicare alerts and even ask a nationally recognized...

2014-01-08 23:02:37

ChangingtheWaytheWorldAges.com features cutting-edge health and wellness news and inspirational stories related to aging. Midland, TX (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 A passion project of leading in-home care company Home Care Assistance, ChangingtheWaytheWorldAges.com was launched to provide older adults and their loved ones with practical information related to living happily, healthily and more productively longer. Featuring tips on family caregiving and improving physical and mental...

2014-01-08 16:22:06

Utility Watchdog Needed to Guard against Soaring Utility Bills, Boomers facing Caregiving Crisis in Struggle to Care for Parents Statement by Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "AARP is disappointed Governor Cuomo made no mention of two key issues for New York's most powerful voting demographic - the 50+ - in his State of the State address: giving residential utility ratepayers a stronger voice in rate hike...

2014-01-08 12:30:05

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Geneia President Heather Lavoie will lead a workshop at the Center for Women's Business Advancement 2(nd) Annual Women & Money Forum in Manchester, NH. In her presentation, Stuck in the Middle: Taking Care of Our Health and Money and Taking Care of Others, Heather will discuss her personal and professional experiences navigating the demands of a growing family, aging parents, and a career without sacrificing herself in the...

2014-01-04 23:23:03

The CareGiver Partnership’s first giveaway of the 2014 "Helping You Get On With Life" monthly sweepstakes includes two prizes: an activity system and family caregiver book. Founder Lynn Wilson announces more valuable giveaways are coming every month in 2014. Neenah, WI (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 The CareGiver Partnership, a national retailer of incontinence products and other home health care supplies, is kicking off its 2014 "Helping You Get On With Life" sweepstakes...