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2014-06-11 12:27:05

NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of Americans contemplate the perfect gift to bestow on their dads this year, the best gift for Millennial dads might just be a day off. Not a day off from work - although many would probably appreciate that - but instead, a day off from the responsibilities of being a dad. Findings from the 2014 DDB Life Style Study indicate that Millennial dads, despite deriving great happiness from raising their children, actually struggle with the...

2014-06-11 12:25:01

OTTAWA, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) has released its Guide to Balancing Work and Caregiving Obligations: Collaborative Approaches for a Supportive and Well-performing Workplace. The rights of family caregivers are an issue of increasing importance, as highlighted in the 2013 Speech from the Throne and more recently in two landmark court rulings. The CHRC's online guide offers employers and employees practical tips on what to do when an...

2014-06-10 08:26:06

CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To turn the tide of fatherlessness, Attorney Jeffery Leving will dedicate his Fathers' Rights Legal Show this Saturday on Power 92.3 FM to all fathers in all communities everywhere. Tune in at 9:00am (CT). You can stream live at http://power92chicago.com to listen to the show. This Sunday is set aside to honor and celebrate Father's Day, however, many dads in Chicago will be spending the day alone. This unfortunate condition is related to the...

2014-06-09 23:09:46

Michael Doyle, M.D., of CT Fertility and Victoria Ferrara, Esq. of Worldwide Surrogacy Specialists to host reception and discuss what you need to know to become parents through surrogacy. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 On Father’s Day, June 15, 2014, CT Fertility and Worldwide Surrogacy Specialists will host a Reception and Surrogacy Presentation to celebrate fatherhood through surrogacy. You will hear these experts discuss affordability, egg donation, surrogacy law, insurance...

2014-06-09 16:25:45

Caregiving for the Caregiver: Mind Body and Soul in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, AARP Pennsylvania joined organizations such as the Alzheimer's Association, Home Instead, PCA, and Boomers R Heroes for a special event, "Caregiving for the Caregiver: Mind, Body, and Soul." The morning session took place at the WHYY Media Commons where CBS 3 and the CW Philly 57's Emmy Award-winning health reporter Stephanie Stahl, served as the moderator for...

2014-06-09 12:29:21

Treatment results, family and faith are motivating factors for cancer patients today SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from The Cancer Experience: A National Study of Patients and Caregivers finds that nearly one in four cancer patients and caregivers remain dissatisfied with their care experience (independent of treatment outcome). The results of this 2014 study echo the findings from the inaugural study, also commissioned by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA)...

2014-06-09 10:45:59

SFSU With Father's Day approaching, SF State's Jeff Cookston has some advice for creating better harmony with dad. In a recent study, he found that when an adolescent is having an argument with their father and seeks out others for help, the response he or she receives is linked to better well-being and father-child relationships. Adolescents who receive an reason for the father's behavior or a better understanding of who is at fault feel better about themselves and about dad as well....

2014-06-09 08:34:57

Dove Men + Care "Calls for Dad" Campaign Reveals Caring Moments of Fatherhood That Often Go Unrecognized ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The way dads see their role as fathers is dramatically different from how these roles are portrayed. Three quarters of dads say they are responsible for their child's emotional well-being, while only 20% of dads see this role reflected in media.(1) As a brand committed to portraying how real men care, Dove Men+Care is releasing...

2014-06-09 00:21:07

Boston College Center for Work & Family Study Explores Dads' Views on Paternity Leave, and Corporate and Country Policies and Programs CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers want to be present and involved from the first days of their children's lives and increasingly expect their employers to support them through paid leave, flexibility, and ultimately a culture that respects their desire to be hands-on caregivers, according to a new study of 30 corporations and more than...

2014-06-07 23:00:51

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Calgary is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Home Care Assistance Calgary, Canada's leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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