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2014-07-29 12:35:39

The Journal of American Geriatrics Society report underscores value of Medicare home health services in improving patient care and reducing healthcare spending WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report published in The Journal of American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) underscores the value of home healthcare for America's aging seniors and the Medicare program, said home health leaders from the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare. The JAGS report seeks to...

2014-07-28 12:57:00

Emory University An experimental anti-inflammatory drug can protect vulnerable neurons and reduce motor deficits in a rat model of Parkinson’s disease, researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have shown. The results were published Thursday, July 24 in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease. The findings demonstrate that the drug, called XPro1595, can reach the brain at sufficient levels and have beneficial effects when administered by subcutaneous injection, like an...

2014-07-25 23:05:37

Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is weighing in on the recent announcement that the federal government will be supporting senior-led projects in Alberta through their New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical,...

2014-07-24 12:27:50

Leading provider of HME software and services to help address audit issues in the home medical equipment industry WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) yesterday announced that Brightree is supporting its mission to help address audit issues in the HME industry through a new and exclusive agreement to be the information technology lead in shaping its HME Audit Key service. As the leading provider of billing and...

2014-07-23 23:31:20

Always Safe combines comprehensive in-home care during the day with a fall detection system for evenings and nights. Always Best Care staff will work with your loved one on exercise routines to maintain flexibility and dexterity, monitor nutritional intake to maintain strength, help them with daily activities of living, and adhere to safety precautions and their care plan. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 For seniors needing evening protection from falls but not evening or overnight...

2014-07-23 23:30:53

North American Seminars' Responsible CME programs combine premium hands-on training events with studio quality continuing medical education films on wide range of rehab related topics. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 This two-day Live OT PT continuing education course is designed to help medical professionals gain basic knowledge of Pilates theory and principles and be able to integrate it into their rehabilitation programs. The core stabilizing muscles will be reviewed, as well as...

2014-07-23 23:25:02

Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is announcing that it is hosting a public webinar on Thursday, July 24 about the topic of caregiver mindfulness. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is...

2014-07-23 23:24:33

Apple Valley Post-Acute Rehab receives national recognition by US News and World Report as a ‘Best Nursing Home’ and a third consecutive five-star rating from Medicare for skilled nursing homes. Sebastopol, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 More than 3 million Americans spent at least part of 2013 in a skilled nursing facility, or nursing home, and similar numbers are expected as we continue through 2014. Many times, these individuals and their families encounter difficulty in choosing...

2014-07-23 23:10:41

Recommendations Guide States in Supporting People and Family Caregivers Facing Alzheimer's Disease New York, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In an effort to help advance the goals of the “National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease” at the state level, the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) this week released a white paper that examines the scope of the Alzheimer’s crisis, and the need for wide-scale implementation of state...

2014-07-23 23:01:24

Led by licensed clinical social worker and award-winning author Nancy Kriseman, the webinar, which will be held on Thursday, July 24th at 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern, will cover the most common causes of caregiver stress and ways to prevent burnout by becoming more self-aware. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Home Care Assistance Calgary, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned Healthy Longevity Webinar...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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