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2014-07-28 08:27:09

SEATTLE, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents with children ages from birth to five are now able to access free daily bite-sized brain-building activities through their iPhones or Android devices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130407 The 'Daily Vroom' activities are part of a new initiative from the Bezos Family Foundation - known as 'Vroom' - which highlights the importance of brain-building moments between parents, caregivers and young children. At the...

2014-07-25 23:06:31

Florida-based nursing home Regents Park Boca Raton earned top honors for its on-going commitment to helping reduce the stress and anxiety of family member caregivers. It was one of only three nursing homes nationwide to receive the distinction. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 In recognition of its aggressive commitment to ease the burden on family caregivers with loved ones at Regents Park Boca Raton, the facility received the national Today’s Caregiver Magazine’s 2014...

2014-07-25 23:05:37

Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is weighing in on the recent announcement that the federal government will be supporting senior-led projects in Alberta through their New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical,...

2014-07-24 23:14:13

Current Regulations Are Insufficient and Fail to Address a Growing Demand for this Treatment Option Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The medical staff of the Holistic Center, Dr. Robert Wong, MD and Diane Tarr, MS, APRN, BC, caution patients not to obtain their medicine from Massachusetts caregivers unless they are your own “personal” caregiver. The staff supports the need for patients to obtain their medical cannabis immediately but does not support allowing one caregiver...

2014-07-24 23:00:58

Money magazine quoted Mindy recently in a Family Finance article by Donna Rosato entitled Three Ways to Cut the High Cost of Infertility Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 In a July 9th article in the Money magazine blog, Mindy Berkson, infertility expert and founder of Lotus Blossom Consulting LLC, was quoted in a Family Finance article by Donna Rosato entitled Three Ways to Cut the High Cost of Infertility. Her advice began with, “The most effective way to minimize costs is to maximize...

2014-07-24 16:27:51

"ThrowbackYearbook" contest winners will feature America's most trendsetting, inspiring, and talented grandparents NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caring Across Generations, a national movement sparking connections across generations to transform how we care in America, today announced the launch of ThrowbackSummer, a summer-long celebration of the relationships between grandparents and grandchildren. ThrowbackSummer kicks off with an online contest, "ThrowbackYearbook," in...

2014-07-23 23:26:38

Maggie Keen, a Chicago-based entrepreneur, joins myCNAjobs to lead the customer consulting team. Keen will be responsible for expanding the consulting services of Healthcare Research, the parent company of myCNAjobs and HealthHire. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Maggie Keen, a Chicago-based entrepreneur, joins myCNAjobs to lead the customer consulting team. Keen will be responsible for expanding the consulting services of Healthcare Research, the parent company of myCNAjobs and...

2014-07-23 23:25:02

Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is announcing that it is hosting a public webinar on Thursday, July 24 about the topic of caregiver mindfulness. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is...

2014-07-23 23:10:41

Recommendations Guide States in Supporting People and Family Caregivers Facing Alzheimer's Disease New York, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In an effort to help advance the goals of the “National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease” at the state level, the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) this week released a white paper that examines the scope of the Alzheimer’s crisis, and the need for wide-scale implementation of state...

2014-07-23 23:05:58

The Family Center, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit innovator of high-impact programs that help parents build stronger families, will change its name to Parenting Journey as the replication of its signature parenting series advances nationwide. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Family Center, a nonprofit innovator of high-impact programs that help parents build stronger families, will change its name to Parenting Journey® as the replication of its signature parenting series...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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