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2014-04-15 23:13:07

Too Small to Fail is an initiative to promote continual verbal interaction between parents and children from birth on. The national emphasis on pre-school for 4-year-olds starts too late for children at risk. Dr. Jack Westman demonstrates the importance of parents to the prosperity of America in his book "Parent Power". Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Too Small to Fail is a joint effort of the nonprofit Next Generation and the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton...

2014-04-15 23:10:20

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver continues its mission to educate caretakers with its newly revamped website, featuring video modules with up-to-date information. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 With over three decades of experience in reaching out to professional and at-home caregivers, The Alzheimer’s Caregiver has launched an updated state-of-the-art website. The new home of TheAlzheimersCaregiver.com is more clearly arranged than the original and also makes use of informative videos for...

Early Fatherhood Associated With High Risk Of Depression In Men
2014-04-15 06:20:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from Northwestern University has found that young fathers are especially at risk from depression, with those who are at around 25 years of age when they become dads and whom live in the same home as the child at greatest risk. The new study, published Sunday in the journal Pediatrics, found that depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 percent over the first five years of fatherhood. It is the first study of its...

2014-04-11 23:22:01

Briggs Healthcare, the leader in healthcare documentation and regulatory solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with myCNAjobs, an innovative leader in caregiver recruitment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Briggs Healthcare, the leader in healthcare documentation and regulatory solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with myCNAjobs, an innovative leader in caregiver recruitment. Aimed at providing the senior care market with more effective hiring and retention tools,...

2014-04-10 23:23:03

Database metrics showcases the benefits of bringing an AuPairCare au pair into families. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 AuPairCare, the leading U.S. based au pair agency for affordable live-in child care services and au pair placements, has released an engaging infographic highlighting the skills and experience of their au pairs. “When families have limited time, we like to offer them a quick snapshot of the affordable, safe and reliable, live-in childcare options that...

2014-04-09 23:30:27

The unfolding story of two NYC men — Cooper Boone and Mark Veeder — and their quest to have children via surrogacy at New England Fertility. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 New Yorkers Cooper Boone and Mark Veeder met on the footsteps of a beautiful old farmhouse in 2001 and have been inseparable ever since. They’ve had adventures, challenges, losses, and wins — a charmed life some would say. Yet through it all, the dream of one day having a family remained. That was all...

2014-04-09 23:26:35

Marian Hamilton, founder of The Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center (KHCC) at Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH), will receive the “Quality of Life Award” during the 34th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards held by the Volunteer Center of the United Way. The “Quality of Life Award” honors individuals for their work to improve the quality of life of family caregivers, the disabled, homeless, elderly, veterans, as well as those with substance abuse problems or mental disabilities. Mt. Kisco,...

2014-04-09 16:34:00

The most comprehensive study ever to be carried out into adoption in England has confirmed that the rate of breakdown is lower than anticipated, but it also reveals a stark picture of the problems faced by families. Researchers from the University of Bristol analyzed national data on 37,335 adoptions over a 12 year period to show that 3.2 per cent of children – around three in 100 - move out of their adoptive home prematurely, known as a ‘disruption’. Adoptions were more likely to...

2014-04-08 16:25:48

SafeinHome Helps Older Adults Live at Home, Gives Family Caregivers Peace of Mind WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeinHome, a new senior safety system designed for adult children to help their aging parents live safely at home, was highlighted on KGO TV's ABC News 7:00am on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. The news segment featured a live demonstration of the product and interviews with SafeinHome founder and inventor Jack Lloyd, whose medical monitoring devices,...

2014-04-07 12:33:32

Dream big: 97-year-old Thurman Haynes proves age doesn't matter when it comes to helping others OMAHA, Neb., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thurman Haynes, a 97-year-old volunteer from Jamestown, N.C., has been named the national winner of the Salute to Senior Service(®) contest, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care(®) network. He was selected from thousands of nominees and 50 state-level winners. Haynes is recognized by this prestigious...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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