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More Than A Million Americans Provide Care For Vets Returning Home From Iraq, Afghanistan Wars
2014-04-01 14:24:48

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the US troop draw-down from Afghanistan looms just over the horizon, a new report from the Rand Corporation has revealed that about 1.1 million Americans currently provide care for ailing or disabled veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. The report, which was commissioned by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, showed that Americans who are caring for veterans that served following 9/11 are younger than other health care providers,...

2014-03-29 12:20:29

Olympic Champion and Youth & Family Advocate Jackie Joyner-Kersee Helps Kick-off Caregiving Conversation NEW YORK, March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Black Women's Agenda, Inc. partnered with AARP today to host "Because We Care" - the first of a series of forums designed to provide African-American families with information and resources that will enable them to take better care of their loved ones and themselves. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, a three-time Olympic champion and advocate for...

2014-03-12 16:29:37

RICHMOND, Va., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lift Caregiving wants caregivers to share a picture of themselves with their loved one in the month of March as a part of the healthy image #loveyourselfie social media campaign. The goal of the campaign is to capture the happy moments in the caregiving journey and to combat the feeling of isolation commonly found in the family caregiving community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140312/MN81468) Caregiver can feel...

2014-03-12 16:22:24

Association Praises Assembly Proposal for Independent Utility Consumer Advocate, Warns Lack of Action to Help Family Caregivers Could Lead to Disaster ALBANY, N.Y., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel: "AARP thanks Assembly Speaker Silver and Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz for taking a major step toward protecting New York's overburdened residential utility ratepayers by including a strong and independent...

2014-02-28 08:25:50

Free event in Northbrook features a wealth of information and resources for caregivers NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elderwerks, in conjunction with senior communities, services and social services throughout the northwest suburbs of Chicago, is pleased and excited to bring the Elderwerks Caring for the Caregiver Conference to Northbrook. The conference is designed to provide family caregivers throughout the northwest suburban communities the opportunity to gather...

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...


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