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2013-08-08 23:19:06

In the U.S., an estimated 65 million people are family caregivers. Discount Medical Supplies continues to reach out to this underserved group through special programs and online discounts. (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Discount Medical Supplies, a leading medical online superstore, is making inroads with the nation’s caregivers. On July 25, 2013, the founders of Discount Medical Supplies attended the 2013 Boca Raton Fearless Caregiver Conference hosted by Caregiver magazine and...

2013-08-07 12:24:29

Association to Continue Nationwide Education Effort WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, AARP announced new resources available to all Americans looking for facts about the Affordable Care Act including a new online tool called Health Law Answers. These resources are a part of AARP's ongoing nationwide effort to educate Americans about the health care law and what it means for individuals - whether they have health coverage or not - by providing simple,...

2013-07-30 23:33:49

There are significant 15 Good Reasons why Senior Living Community, Skilled Nursing Facility and Hospitals choose Caregiver Services & Home Care Inc.as a resource company to provide private in-home care service to their residents and patients in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County area. Caregiver Services and Home Care Inc. has been serving senior facility residents and patients for 10 years and the company is a Certified Member of CAHSAH, California Association for Health...

2013-07-30 12:24:57

DES MOINES, Iowa, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing care for an aging family member is now the number one family-related legal concern, according to new research(1) by ARAG(®), a global provider of legal solutions. The level of concern is up five percent since last tracked in 2007. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130122/CG45741LOGO-b) It's a valid concern: about 70 percent of people will need some form of long-term care at some point in their lives. About 65.7...

2013-07-24 12:29:05

Richmond, Virginia-­based Lift Caregiving, a resource for family caregivers and The Monday Campaigns, a non-­profit public health organization that aims to support people in starting and sustaining healthy behaviors, have partnered to provide family caregivers with weekly tips to help them focus on and improve their own health. RICHMOND, Va., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lift Caregiving is launching a new partnership with The Monday Campaigns' Caregiver Monday initiative in...

2013-07-22 23:19:49

Caregiverlist, hosting a caregiving jobs photo contest, will honor caregivers with award gift cards and t-shirts to the caregiver and senior photos with the most votes. Contest will be held on Facebook and run through August 31st. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Caregiverlist, the nation’s online career center for professional senior caregivers, announces a summer photo contest highlighting senior caregivers and the seniors in their care. As professional senior caregivers turn...

2013-07-17 23:04:30

As the nation’s leading medical online superstore, Discount Medical Supplies is reaching out to family caregivers more than ever. It is taking part in a landmark conference for caregivers and tailoring its services to suit their needs. (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Discount Medical Supplies will be now one of the sponsors of the upcoming Fearless Caregiver Conference taking place July 25th 2013 in Boca Raton, Florida.    In addition, the owner of Discount Medical Supplies,...

2013-07-15 23:19:11

According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, 65.7 million caregivers make up 29% of the U.S. adult population providing care to someone who is ill, disabled or aged. That’s a whole lot of us! Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, 65.7 million caregivers make up 29% of the U.S. adult population providing care to someone who is ill, disabled or aged. That’s a whole lot of us! With unpaid, or informal, caregiving providing as much as 90% of the...

2013-07-14 00:20:19

BOSTON, July 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four programs featured at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference(®) 2013 (AAIC(®) 2013) in Boston are making important efforts to improve early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and increase the use of information and support services. Alzheimer's Association chapters are leaders and/or key players in these collaborative efforts with health systems, health care providers, universities and government...

2013-07-08 08:27:40

Special caregiving approach lands CAREGiver(SM) top honors for outstanding service to seniors CLEVELAND, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeannie Cleary-Burns was recently recognized nationally for her outstanding service through the 2013 Mary Steibel CAREGiver(SM) of the Year Award. This is the highest honor given annually by Home Instead Senior Care(®), the leading global provider of nonmedical, in-home care for seniors. Cleary-Burns, who was selected among more than 65,000...