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2014-10-21 23:07:13

Suit alleges Mr. Rechnitz’s 57 nursing facilities intentionally and repeatedly abused patients and violated their rights for personal financial gain Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Elder abuse law firm Garcia, Artigliere & Medby filed a class action suit against Shlomo Rechnitz, owner of Brius Management and Brius LLC, which owns, controls and operates 57 skilled nursing facilities throughout California. The suit alleges fraud, unfair business practices, and violation of...

2014-10-21 23:06:58

Chastity Edwards, R.N., B.S.N., is One of Three Finalists in the Long-Term Care/Rehabilitation/Geriatrics Award category. Awards announced Nov. 7 at black-tie event at the Intercontinental Hotel. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Tutera Senior Living & Health Care, one of the nation’s premier providers of diversified post-acute senior health care services, is proud to announce that Chastity Edwards, R.N., B.S.N., has been named a finalist for the March of Dimes Nurse of the...

2014-10-21 23:00:17

Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Thanksgiving Pie Social on Nov. 25. The community in the St. Louis Metro East area serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Thanksgiving Pie Social from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 25. The community, which is located at 3900 Sullivan Dr. in Swansea, Illinois, serves...

2014-10-21 16:26:03

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) Awareness Month, the Lewy Body Dementia Association proudly unveils, "The Profiles of LBD," a portrait series of families living with the disease. Taken by world-renowned professional photographer, Robert Whitman, the series encapsulates the love between those afflicted with LBD and their caregivers, despite the struggles they face together every day managing a relatively unknown, yet very common,...

2014-10-20 23:07:27

Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes Network, Inc., has acquired the assets of Vayu Technologies from physician executive and entrepreneur Minalkumar Patel MD MPH. Boston, MA and Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes Network, Inc., has acquired the assets of Vayu Technologies from physician executive and entrepreneur Minalkumar Patel MD MPH. The Vayu Technologies tele-care management platform is a unique collaboration hub...

2014-10-20 16:27:13

Quality, compassionate care delivered in the comfort of your home NEW BERN, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PruittHealth Home Health, a member of the PruittHealth family of providers, has begun to offer quality care programs to patients and families in Craven County and surrounding counties through the acquisition of an existing home health agency. The location delivers high-quality services in the comfort of a patient's home in the beautiful and historic area of coastal North...

2014-10-20 12:30:14

Next Generation Solution, Santrax Care Embrace(TM), Connects Providers, Participants and Payers to see care happen PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandata Technologies, LLC, a leading national provider of information technology solutions to the home care industry, announces the release of its ground-breaking combined Electronic Visit Verification(TM) and Remote Care Management solution, Santrax Care Embrace(TM). Santrax Care Embrace(TM) empowers caregivers to...

2014-10-20 12:29:44

The Parkinson Alliance Reports Findings Pertaining to Autonomic Dysfunction in Parkinson's KINGSTON, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New findings from The Parkinson Alliance (PA) survey entitled "Autonomic Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease With and Without Deep Brain Stimulation" show that autonomic dysfunction was highly prevalent in Parkinson's disease (PD), regardless of age and disease duration. The autonomic nervous system controls a number of functions in the...

2014-10-19 23:02:13

Worked with Your Franchise Success, a franchise consulting firm to find Griswold Senior Home Care Franchise. (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Dick Bass, senior franchise consultant for Your Franchise Success® (YFS) announced the match-up of Griswold Home Care and Virginia resident Karen Vassar. A talent acquisition professional turned franchisee, Vassar will service the Leesburg, Manassas and Woodbridge areas. Griswold Home Care provides non-medical care to the elderly, disabled and at-risk...

2014-10-16 23:13:34

The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce the release of the Procura 8.0 product for home and community care providers in North America. Victoria, BC Canada (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce the release of the Procura 8.0 product for home and community care providers in North America. This newest release of the industry’s most advanced integrated software solution brings new automation to workforce management, enhances regulatory...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.