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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...

2014-06-13 23:03:30

Babies are born with over 200+ toxins in their blood at birth (EWG, 2005). Dr. V Sachar, a double board-certified high-risk pregnancy physician, created the world's first cosmetic line that is non-toxic and safe in pregnancy to limit fetal exposure to toxins. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Dr. Sachar, a double board-certified Ob/Gyn and High-Risk Pregnancy Specialist, recognizes that many products have ingredients that have been associated with breast cancer, obesity, adult...

2014-06-13 23:02:31

Extraordinary Conceptions, along with The Surrogacy Law Center and New England Fertility are offering free consultations regarding egg donation and surrogacy in the United States. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Extraordinary Conceptions Surrogacy and Egg Donor Agency is in Europe June 12-21, 2014 with international reproductive attorney Stephanie Caballero of the Surrogacy Law Center and top IVF physician, Dr. Gad Lavy of New England Fertility. They will be meeting with prospective...

2014-06-13 08:22:58

-As fathers age, responsibilities shift with fathers taking on end of life planning tasks as they get older and younger fathers taking on less traditional male responsibilities- NEW YORK, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As families celebrate Father's Day, leading lifespan planner, Everplans.com commissioned consumer market researcher Harris Poll to field an inaugural "A Father's Responsibility?" survey of more than 2,000 U.S. households to reveal prevailing responsibilities and expectations of...

2014-06-12 23:07:09

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Omaha Home Care Assistance is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 12 Noon, CST. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Omaha, 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 their...

2014-06-12 23:01:44

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Annapolis 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. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Home Care Assistance Annapolis, a 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...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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