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2014-06-06 23:01:41

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Montreal 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. Montreal, Québec (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Montreal, 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...

2014-06-06 12:23:00

WWE Joins Ad Council and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Launch New Fatherhood Involvement PSAs in Time for Father's Day WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of dads in the U.S., seven out of ten, recently reported that they could use tips on how to be a better parent, according to a national survey conducted by the Ad Council. In advance of Father's Day, WWE Superstars are inspiring dads throughout the country to get more involved in their children's...

2014-06-04 23:13:01

Eagle Village hosted a recognition dinner Thursday evening for foster parents licensed through the organization. It was a fitting way to look back on another year of dedicated service by a priceless group of people and celebrate Foster Care Month together. Hersey, MI (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 “The decision to open your heart and home to a child or sibling group is one of the most rewarding and selfless things a person can do,” Director of Community Based Services Brenda Bolin said....

2014-06-04 23:07:55

Living Well Assisted Living at Home will be presenting its model to keep seniors safe and connected at home at the California Pacific Medical Center in June. Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 President and CEO of Living Well Assisted Living at Home, Dr. Doris Bersing, will be presenting at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco her revolutionary high tech – high touch model in eldercare to keep seniors safe and connected. The presentation titled, “Keeping Seniors Safe...

2014-06-04 16:25:50

NORCROSS, Ga., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PruittHealth recently announced the 2014 winners of the Guiding Light Caregiver Award program at their annual Spring Conference. The Guiding Light Award allows each of the locations in the PruittHealth family of providers to nominate their outstanding C.N.A.s and Pharmacy Technicians for a special recognition of hard work and compassionate caregiving support. The nominees are reviewed and evaluated based on criteria, such as length of service,...

2014-06-03 23:15:30

New case study explores impact of text messaging on patient satisfaction. Sarasota, Fla. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Voalte, the leader in healthcare communication technology, today released its latest case study featuring Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida, which explores the impact of text messaging and integrated alarms on noise levels and patient satisfaction. According to the case study, Nemours Children’s Hospital equipped its new, state-of-the-art facility with more than...

2014-06-03 23:11:54

“Don’t Let the Lawyers Make it Ugly” reveals tactics divorce lawyers use to enrich themselves at their clients' expense. By attorney Brian H. Burke, this unconventional take on the process of divorce can save readers thousands of dollars and guide them through a life-defining experience. Santa Barbara, California (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 “Divorce? Don’t Let the Lawyers Make it Ugly” is an unconventional new book on divorce aimed at demystifying the process and explaining how...

2014-06-03 23:09:51

The new 4Sitters.com website, designed by Intechnic, matches the parents of children with special needs with qualified caregivers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 4Sitters.com, a job board for parents and caregivers of special needs children, recently launched its new website (http://www.4sitters.com). The website was designed and developed by Intechnic (http://www.intechnic.com) – one of Chicago’s leading web agencies. Typically, babysitting websites focus on occasional and...

2014-06-03 12:40:03

NAPLES, Fla., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgingCare.com, the go-to online resource for family caregivers, has been named a winner of SeniorHomes.com's Best Senior Living Awards in the Best Caregiver Newsletters 2014 category for the second year in a row. Best Senior Living Awards recognizes the top resources, entities and people relevant to caregivers, families and the senior living industry in a variety of categories. This year, a panel of 21 leading long-term care industry...

2014-06-03 12:30:45

Producers Of "Breeders: A Subclass of Women?" to Hold Special Screenings In New York City & Washington, D.C. PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer Lahl and The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network (CBC), producers of the award-winning documentary, "Eggsploitation" (2010) and "Anonymous Father's Day" (2011), announced they will host special screenings of their new film, "Breeders: A Subclass of Women?," on June 18 in New York City and June 19 in Washington,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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