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2013-12-27 23:01:02

Sharon Brothers, CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) has been accepted as an expert writer for Examiner.com. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Brothers has a Masters degree in social work and and has been an owner, operator and educator in the senior care field for more than two decades. Brothers brings a passion for training and quality care to her work leading the team at the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed), a company dedicated to...

2013-12-26 23:04:34

Whether you’re a senior setting goals for the coming year or a family caregiver wanting an elderly loved one to succeed, The CareGiver Partnership offers tips for maintaining health, independence and relationships. Neenah, WI (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 With the start of the New Year come those resolutions to work toward good health and other personal and professional goals. Lynn Wilson, Founder of The CareGiver Partnership, a national online retailer of incontinence products and home...

2013-12-18 20:21:08

VALENCIA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shield HealthCare, a leading provider of medical supplies for care at home, is pleased to announce the winners of its 13(th) annual "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding" story contest, recognizing the dedicated role of professional and family caregivers. Congratulations to the 3 grand prize story contest winners: Josie B., caregiver for her adopted son with brain damage, JoAnne G., nurse of 41 years and Danny M., caregiver for his son with...

2013-12-04 08:29:20

Home Care Industry and Franchising Opportunities Grow to Meet Rising Demand TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Home Instead Senior Care(®), the world's leading provider of in-home care services for seniors, has reached a milestone in its 19-year history with the opening of its 1,000(th) franchise location. The 1,000(th) franchise officially opened Dec. 4 in Niagara Falls, Canada, by local owners Denielle Cuoco and Jonathan Cook. "We know that the need is great in the Niagara region...

2013-11-30 23:02:53

Celebrating Family Caregivers Launches New Website (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Family caregivers are an integral part of eldercare today, and a very informative website that has just been launched will provide those caregivers with insight into the responsibilities that go along with taking care of elderly loved ones. The website speaks of the National Caregiver Support Program, which was initiated in 2000 for the purpose of helping family caregivers to better handle the responsibilities...

2013-11-27 08:25:12

Everyday heroes from around the world who selflessly care for others in the face of adversity honored by Shire in international caregiver awards program DUBLIN, November 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Selflessness, determination, courage and hope. These are among the qualities that describe the eighteen caregivers from around the world who have been selected as recipients of the 2013 Shire BRAVE Awards, an international program that honors the bravery and devotion of non-professional...

2013-11-26 23:24:20

The CEO of DiscountMedicalSupplies.com, who provides medical supplies at discount prices, served as a panelist at the recent Caregiver Expo earlier this month in Toledo, Ohio. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Leading physician-operated medical equipment and supply company, Discount Medical Supplies, supported the 6th Annual Caregiver Expo sponsored by the Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio on November 2. Dr. Jon Segal, founder and CEO of Discount Medical Supplies, had the honor of serving...

2013-11-25 23:24:02

November is National Family Caregivers Month. For the 45 million family members who care for an aging loved one, it’s nice to be recognized and appreciated. But, that doesn’t make their job any easier. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 November is National Family Caregivers Month. For the 45 million family members who care for an aging loved one, it’s nice to be recognized and appreciated. But, that doesn’t make their job any easier. Families find themselves in unexpected,...

2013-11-21 12:27:55

NYS Ranks Near Last in Support for Unpaid Caregivers; AARP Announces Blueprint to Avert Disaster, Makes Issue a Top Legislative Priority ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York State is already at the bottom of the barrel in providing needed supports for 4.1 million unpaid caregivers, and today, AARP warned a looming demographic shift leaving fewer people able to provide that care - valued at $32 billion annually - could spell disaster. The Association joined with...

2013-11-21 04:22:20

UC Berkeley Study Looks at Economic Impact of Impending Increase in Seniors SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of California, Berkeley researchers state in a new study that an unprecedented increase in seniors over the next decade could nearly double Medi-Cal long-term care costs, from $6.6 billion to $12.4 billion annually by 2023. "This long-anticipated increase in seniors will impact Medi-Cal long-term care costs," said lead researcher Dr....