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2014-05-13 23:08:39

Caring for a senior can be tough. That's why two leading healthcare companies, Caring in Place® and healtheo360®, have joined forces to provide free support for family members caring for their aging loved ones. New York, NY and Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Since 1963, the month of May has been designated as Older American’s Month. Senior citizens throughout the United States deserve to be recognized and appreciated. Few exemplify that appreciation more than the 45...

2014-05-13 23:04:23

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’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 care possible for...

2014-05-12 23:08:20

Caregiverlist®, the nation's professional senior caregiver career center, announces the April, 2014 Caregiver Pay Rates, resulting in professional caregivers receiving a 30% higher pay than minimum wage and senior care companies hiring from 3 to 6 new caregivers weekly. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Caregiverlist® Career Center processed the professional caregiver pay results of 2,493 senior caregivers to announce the April caregiver pay rates. As senior care...

2014-05-12 08:28:00

Fathers' Rights Pioneer Jeffery M. Leving Provides Help for Military Dads CHICAGO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Matrimonial attorney James Hagler, Sgt.1st Class (Ret.) and nationally acclaimed child custody litigator, Jeffery M. Leving are using their media profiles and team of experienced family law attorneys to make a difference in the lives of servicemen and their children. Leving is inviting all dads who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces to contact the Law Offices of Jeffery...

2014-05-11 23:01:06

Professional caregivers and certified nursing aides and home health aides make more than 38 percent more than minimum wage nationwide. The Caregiverlist® survey of 34,959 professional caregiver job applicants reports their current hourly and live-in daily pay rates for 2013. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 Caregiverlist®, the nation’s online resource for senior care options, costs, ratings and careers, announces the 2013 average caregiver pay rate nationwide as $10.00 per...

2014-05-09 23:06:13

MindSwarms provides insight into how young women today clean and shop strategically. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 While strongly influenced by their mothers’ housecleaning habits and attitudes, today’s young women demonstrate that they expect to get housework done in a new way. A recent MindSwarms study of women age 25-41 shows that this generation often feels guilty that they aren’t meeting the housekeeping standards their mothers set, so they’re eager for product...

2014-05-08 23:10:08

Organizations partner to support Americans caring for veterans and military service members. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Easter Seals Dixon Center launched its free, online webinar series for caregiver education and training this week. The series was created to meet the growing need for caregiver education identified by the RAND study commissioned by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. The study provided comprehensive evidence-based needs assessments of military caregivers. The report...

2014-05-08 23:05:49

During April (Child Abuse Prevention Month), Meadows Farms Nurseries raised over $6,500 for the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) program. Chantilly, VA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 During the month of April, Meadows Farms Nurseries partnered with the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) program to help more than 500 abused, neglected, and abandoned children in Prince William, Fauquier, & Rappahannock counties in Northern Virginia. This is Meadows Farms...

2014-05-08 23:04:20

Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr. Shares 4 Valuable Injury Prevention Tips for Moms Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 New motherhood is often a time of excitement, challenge and joy. Yet, for many new moms, it can also be a real pain in the neck…and back. According to Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr., a pioneering neurosurgeon and founder of DISC Sports & Spine Center, the potential for spinal injury—pain, disc rupture, fracture—to new moms is highest in the two years just after childbirth,...

2014-05-08 09:25:40

Of all the starry-eyed just-married couples you know, which couples are likely to stay the happiest? A University of Illinois study says chances for bliss are highest when husband and wife both believe in divvying up the household labor equally. But that happiness won't last long if one partner is perceived as not carrying their fair share of the load. "Newlyweds need to thoughtfully plan how they can make their expectations about sharing chores work out in real life, especially if the new...


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