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2014-05-13 23:04:23

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care possible for...

2014-05-12 23:08:20

Caregiverlist®, the nation's professional senior caregiver career center, announces the April, 2014 Caregiver Pay Rates, resulting in professional caregivers receiving a 30% higher pay than minimum wage and senior care companies hiring from 3 to 6 new caregivers weekly. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Caregiverlist® Career Center processed the professional caregiver pay results of 2,493 senior caregivers to announce the April caregiver pay rates. As senior care...

2014-05-01 23:02:26

Presentation to Highlight How Dementia Impacts Families, Types of Care Available and Costs Associated with Each Irvine, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Mind Heart Soul Ministry and Saddleback Church Laguna Woods invite the community to attend a special open-to-the-public presentation on Saturday, May 10 at 9:00 a.m. The no-cost seminar will address two topics many are facing as America’s population ages: Caregiving and Alzheimer’s, a disease that affects more than five million people across...

2014-04-23 08:32:26

The partnership announces the launch of first blended-learning Certified Eden at Home Associate Training for home care industry GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Homewatch CareGivers International and The Eden Alternative are announcing the launch of a co-developed online version of The Eden Alternative's Certified Eden at Home Associate Training. The interactive e-learning platform aims to improve the quality of life for thousands of older adults and...

2014-04-23 08:28:43

BOSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, A. Michael Bloom has been selected as a finalist for "Life Coach of the Year" honors by the International Coach Federation New England (ICFNE). Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77413 ICFNE created the Annual Gratitude Awards Gala in 2011 to honor the personal and business coaches who have demonstrated exemplary coaching skills and served as ambassadors for positive change and enlightenment in the world....

2014-04-16 23:05:21

The statewide Board to hold its inaugural quarterly meeting on Thursday, April 17 at the Riverside Doctors’ Hospital in Williamsburg. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Kathleen Fletcher, Ph.D. and Christine Jensen, Ph.D., Riverside Health System experts who help enhance the medical care older adults receive, as well as the support systems for the caregivers who care for them, were named to serve on the Advisory Board of the newly formed Institute for Innovations in Caregiving....

2014-04-09 23:26:35

Marian Hamilton, founder of The Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center (KHCC) at Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH), will receive the “Quality of Life Award” during the 34th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards held by the Volunteer Center of the United Way. The “Quality of Life Award” honors individuals for their work to improve the quality of life of family caregivers, the disabled, homeless, elderly, veterans, as well as those with substance abuse problems or mental disabilities. Mt. Kisco,...

2014-04-08 16:25:48

SafeinHome Helps Older Adults Live at Home, Gives Family Caregivers Peace of Mind WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeinHome, a new senior safety system designed for adult children to help their aging parents live safely at home, was highlighted on KGO TV's ABC News 7:00am on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. The news segment featured a live demonstration of the product and interviews with SafeinHome founder and inventor Jack Lloyd, whose medical monitoring devices,...

2014-04-07 12:33:32

Dream big: 97-year-old Thurman Haynes proves age doesn't matter when it comes to helping others OMAHA, Neb., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thurman Haynes, a 97-year-old volunteer from Jamestown, N.C., has been named the national winner of the Salute to Senior Service(®) contest, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care(®) network. He was selected from thousands of nominees and 50 state-level winners. Haynes is recognized by this prestigious...

2014-04-05 23:02:53

Top Home Care Franchise Organization endorses Institute for Professional Care Education as a preferred vendor for caregiver training and continuing education. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 Home Instead, Inc. (“Home Instead”), the largest in-home non-medical care franchisor in the US, has endorsed the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) as a preferred vendor for online CAREGiver training in a new initiative to make state compliance training opportunities...


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