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2014-10-01 08:33:04

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paying for prescription medications just got easier for families who frequent AgingCare.com, the go-to destination for family caregivers. The newly released Prescription Drug Assistance Locator enables older adults and their families to search for financial aid programs for prescription medications. "Each month, aging Americans are confronted by thousands of dollars in prescription drug costs that eat into their already limited financial resources,"...

2014-09-30 23:21:25

National Alliance for Caregiving to Participate in IOM Workshop on Home-Based Care Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council (NRC) are today convening a workshop on the Future of Home Health Care to study how future models of home-based healthcare can better serve patients and families. The workshop will also identify research priorities for the community to move the field forward. This work is key for patients and family...

2014-09-30 08:31:18

CINCINNATI, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), the world's largest DNA Paternity Testing Company, announces the launch of a new Paternity Test Kit to be sold in national retail stores, expanding the company's reach in the marketplace. In-store paternity sample collection kits are more common than ever before, and DDC is creating a user-friendly package that provides the right level of product education with only an $89 laboratory fee. DDC tests all DNA...

2014-09-30 08:27:39

Helping men become the masculine non-judgmental sanctuary for their children RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Psychotherapists, mothers and fathers have expressed great enthusiasm for Foxhole Father. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140929/149163 "Christopher Whalen's Foxhole Father is a call to arms for fathers everywhere. This book offers practical and valuable advice to men navigating the role of parent, particularly as a single parent, with wisdom,...

2014-09-27 23:01:31

Mediaplanet announces distribution of its second cross-platform edition of Expecting Parents, highlighting various maternal methodologies, fertility solutions, and pregnancy preparations that span from financial foresight to folic acid intake. (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 The print component of “Expecting Parents” is distributed within today’s edition of the Toronto Star, with a circulation of approximately 230,400 copies and an estimated readership of 622,169. The digital component...

2014-09-26 12:24:52

50+ Strongly Back Candidates Who Support Caregivers and Bill Requiring Hospitals to Provide Live Care Demonstrations NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The family caregivers who save New York taxpayers billions of dollars a year by caring for the state's frail and elderly at home are overwhelmed financially and emotionally and are looking to candidates for help. That's the upshot of a new statewide AARP survey. Half of New York voters 50 and older are or have been...

2014-09-25 23:12:13

Who cares about “The Toxic Divorce”? Getting a handle on why this matters is attorney Brian Burke’s next step towards protecting people going through divorce, providing a perspective that is vital to staying on top of the process. Santa Barbara, Califoria (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 This new White Paper entitled “The Toxic Divorce,” the first of a three-part series published by Brian Burke of Navigate Divorce, addresses the essential issues of divorce, providing a view of the...

2014-09-24 23:08:47

Senior Helpers has chosen the Institute for Professional Care Education to provide online caregiver training and compliance to all Senior Helpers franchises. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Senior Helpers and the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) have entered into a new partnership. This alliance will give all Senior Helpers franchisees access to IPCed’s online caregiver training as well as IPCed’s award-winning Medifecta series of DVD-based caregiver training...

2014-09-24 16:26:03

Experts Set Forth Steps to Implement State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Aging today held its first stakeholder gathering following Governor Corbett's acceptance of the Pennsylvania State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD) earlier this year. More than 150 individuals joined the department to discuss strategies for the plan's implementation in the ADRD Forum. "The...

2014-09-23 08:25:44

GRAND Magazine Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Serving Grandparents SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A first time grandparent is - on average -48 years old. As the Baby Boomers have aged into this life stage their financial power has peaked. There are now 80 million grandparents in the United States. 7.2 million children are living in multi-generational households with a grandparent present and 4.5 million of those are lead by a grandparent. One magazine, GRAND,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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