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2014-02-20 16:23:12

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As California baby boomers enter their senior years, many will face the unique challenges of living independently in rural areas. According to the California Department of Aging's State Plan on Aging 2013-2017, the number of people age 60 and older is expected to soar to 13.9 million by 2050, a 128 percent increase from 2010, representing 25 percent of all Californians. As the senior population has increased, so has the cost of...

2014-02-19 23:30:51

Dr. Westman has surveyed the literature and shows that the underlying reasons one-third of the children in the United States are not doing well have more to do with parents than schools. A recent Danish study revealed that even in smaller, stable society with effective schools the age of parents plays a key role in whether or not children develop psychiatric disorders. Madiison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The theme of Dr. Jack Westman's book Parent Power: The Key to...

2014-02-19 23:23:51

As a pioneering online superstore, the owner of DiscountMedicalSupplies.com will be featured in a second segment in The Balancing Act’s Caregiving 101 series. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Dr. Jon Segal, founder of Discount Medical Supplies, continues to spread the word about the challenges of modern caregivers. This month he was part of a second Caregiving 101 segment on Lifetime’s “The Balancing Act.” He informed viewers about the importance of sharing responsibility and avoiding...

2014-02-19 08:28:47

Inaugural Issue to Feature Best-Selling Contemporary Christian Music Singer Amy Grant NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgingCare.com, the go-to online resource for family caregivers, announces today that this April it will launch AgingCare.com Magazine, a new glossy print publication featuring trusted information, guidance and support for those caring for aging loved ones. AgingCare.com Magazine will cover topics such as dementia care, maintaining physical and emotional...

2014-02-18 23:25:03

Surrogacy America’s mission is to fulfill the dreams of prospective parents around the world by bringing them together with extraordinary surrogate mothers. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Surrogacy America, a new center for surrogacy, has launched to provide world-class third party reproductive services for intended parents located in America and throughout the world. The center caters to a diverse range of prospective parents and surrogates, including traditional...

2014-02-18 12:29:49

Home Instead to advance global momentum triggered by G8 Dementia Summit to improve care for families touched by Dementia WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global CEO Initiative (CEOi) on Alzheimer's Disease today announced that Home Instead Senior Care© - the world's leading provider of in-home care services for seniors will join the CEOi to advance the quality of care for those suffering from Alzheimer's and Dementia. Through its diverse group of leading...

2014-02-17 08:24:25

CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 7:30PM (CST) leading Chicago matrimonial litigation attorney Leslie Poole will join fathers' rights attorney and host Jeffery M. Leving on Chicago Counterpoint TV. This week's show will focus on the economics of divorce and important considerations concerning the equitable division of property. Poole is a leading matrimonial litigation attorney and has secured numerous victories for clients in divorce cases...

2014-02-16 23:01:30

Pregnancy Without Pounds is a new program that helps women take off the pregnancy pounds effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is worth buying. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 "Pregnancy Without Pounds", created Michelle Moss, helps pregnant women to stop gaining excess pounds easily. In the program, women will find the information about food craving, skin care and "pregnancy-friendly" exercises. In fact, thousands of women in the...

2014-02-16 16:20:22

NYS Legislative Caucus Backs Increased Aid for Unpaid Family Caregivers, Non-Parent Relatives Raising Children ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP today thanked the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus for supporting issues critical to New York's most powerful voting demographic, the 50+, including aid for unpaid family caregivers and increased funding for non-parent relatives raising children. Those two issues are among AARP's...

2014-02-14 23:23:19

Surrogate mother Samantha delivers Open Arms Consultants 200th baby. Bradenton, FL (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The day had been approaching knowing that 2014 was going to bring the 200th successful live birth for Open Arms Consultants, and finally it came on February 2nd. First-time surrogate mother, Samantha, had been dilated for almost 3 days before being admitted to the hospital. The intended parents, who reside outside of the United States were able to make their way to the Samantha’s...