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2014-06-25 12:30:50

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a measure that will provide attorneys to protect dependent children with special needs who are in the legal custody of the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF)--Florida's most vulnerable. The Florida Legislature also appropriated $4.5 million to fund attorneys to represent these at-risk children, most of whom linger in foster care --often for an average of up to...

2014-06-25 12:29:16

Johnson & Johnson's Anti-Bullying Campaign Enters Third Year with Additional Partners NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson's corporate-wide anti-bullying and LGBT equality initiative is expanding as it kicks off its third year in June. Since 2012, donations raised through CARE WITH PRIDE(TM) have supported PFLAG's anti-bullying efforts and this year, The Trevor Project and Family Equality Council are newly added beneficiaries. By the end of 2014,...

2014-06-24 08:25:33

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An online collection, "Stories of Celebrity Caregiving," is now available without charge. Sponsored by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) and published by the Long Term Care Guild, it's a concise set of links to caregiving experiences and advice of movie stars, politicians, and other luminaries. "We're sponsoring it as a public service," says Denise Gott, LTCFP's Executive Vice President, "because it offers a pleasant, inspiring way for the...

2014-06-21 00:20:34

Assoc. Representing Largest Voting Bloc Applauds EPIC Expansion, Foreclosure Help; Says Non-Grandparents Raising Kids Left in Cold ALBANY, N.Y., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We applaud our state legislators for helping more seniors afford life-saving medications, extending protections for homeowners from foreclosure and health care patients from surprise medical bills, and taking small steps towards assisting our overstressed family caregivers. "But there's much more...

2014-06-20 23:09:17

San Francisco natural body care pioneer Zion Health launches a campaign in support of the non-profit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Announcing the unique outpouring of support for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) by natural remedy company Zion Health. They’ll donate 50% of profits from all “Love Goddess” combo packs sold to local charity CASA in support of children who need court-appointed advocates. Natural...

2014-06-19 12:26:01

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeinHome honors the caregivers of people living with dementia, as the Alzheimer's Association kicks off its Longest Day grassroots fundraising campaign on June 21 summer solstice, the year's longest period of sunlight. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140618/119339 The Longest Day honors the "strength, passion and endurance" of those facing Alzheimer's. From sunrise to sunset, teams from around the world will engage...

2014-06-19 08:29:47

More Must be Done to Improve Long-term Services and Supports HARRISBURG, Pa., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Pennsylvania today warned that a new study ranking Pennsylvania 42(nd) nationally in meeting the long-term care needs of older residents calls for across the board improvements, with particular emphasis on enhancing caregiving affordability and access. The ranking comes from a new comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard from AARP with support of the nation's leading...

2014-06-19 08:26:31

In spite of significant improvements, more needs to be done SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Illinois' rank as 15(th) across the nation when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents shows significant improvement. However, AARP warns more must be done to protect the rights of older individuals living in the state. This, according to a new, comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard from AARP with support of the nation's leading organizations behind...

2014-06-18 08:25:45

CHICAGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fatherhood Educational Institute (FEI), founder Jeffery M. Leving, recently reinforced his support for President Obama's national call for mentors after he received a personal message from the president. "I'm only here because someone took a chance on me, and believed in me when I didn't believe in myself. And, I want to give more kids that chance," President Obama wrote to Leving explaining why he launched the My Brother's Keeper initiative...

2014-06-16 08:29:26

NAPLES, Fla., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgingCare.com has launched FadeToBlank.org, a new interactive, educational website that for the first time tells the candid, personal stories of people living with Alzheimer's disease. FadeToBlank.org offers a unique opportunity to learn what it really feels like to live with this degenerative disease. "While the majority of industry groups are focused on research and funding, care approaches and support for family caregivers, we are...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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