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2014-09-13 23:02:59

Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for those 65 years of age and over. Every 14 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 New York is one of 48 states and the national Falls Free® Initiative declaring September 23, 2014, Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for those 65 years of age and over. Every 14 seconds, an...

2014-09-11 23:13:48

Providing an inexpensive alternative to existing in-home healthcare companies. Bluffton, South Carolina (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Care Solutions Home Healthcare celebrates the opening of its new branch in Bluffton! With a mission to change the established standards of in-home senior care, Care Solutions Home Healthcare is bringing a much-needed option to Lowcountry families who are forced to deal with the high costs and rigid structure of current home healthcare agencies. Our clients...

2014-09-10 23:02:19

Prestigious Life Care For Seniors, LLC attracted many new clients this August, even as it continued to exceed expectations for existing ones. The company helps ease the burden on seniors and their families by providing individualized care and attention to each and every client. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Prestigious Life Care for Seniors, LLC, a leading senior care consulting company specializing in senior living and elderly care, attracted more than 10 new clients this August while...

2014-09-10 08:32:09

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Kinetics Corporation, a leading mobile health technologies company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the marketing of the company's Personal KinetiGraph(TM) (PKG(TM)) technology designed to improve the assessment and monitoring of symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders that affect movement. The Personal KinetiGraph is the first wrist-worn device approved in...

2014-09-09 23:10:41

There is nothing like The Springs anywhere for many miles. The community provides memory support assisted living, which opened in July, and skilled nursing (the health center), slated to open this Fall. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Maggie Trucano loves giving tours of The Springs at Monarch Landing in Naperville. As community relations manager of the brand new continuing care connected to Monarch Landing’s independent living community, Trucano tells everyone there is...

2014-09-08 12:29:20

Pioneering and highly praised effort addresses unjustified variation, resulting in better outcomes DANVILLE, Pa., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2006, Geisinger Health System transformed the health care industry by testing and rewarding how elective cardiac surgery was performed and by offering a "warranty" on coronary artery bypass surgeries. That innovative effort marked the birth of the Pennsylvania-based health system's eminent ProvenCare program, which applies...

2014-09-05 23:00:20

The three-part educational series for family caregivers will cover the progression of dementia, practical ways to maintain connection and engagement associated with dementia and community resources to help loved ones with dementia. Castle Rock, CO (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Douglas County, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is dedicated to partnering with other community members in an effort to increase awareness around longevity and aging. In line...

2014-09-04 23:02:51

myCNAjobs is pleased to formally announce a new product addition to its growing suite of caregiver recruiting tools, Caregivers OnDemand. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 myCNAjobs is pleased to formally announce a new product addition to its growing suite of caregiver recruiting tools, Caregivers OnDemand. The new product will be unveiled at a series of franchise and national shows this year, kicking off with the Annual Senior Helpers convention in Scottsdale Arizona. Caregivers...

2014-09-04 23:02:31

Home Care Assistance of Indianapolis is recognized as one of the top home care agencies in the country based on employee satisfaction. Carmel, Indiana (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Indianapolis, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is honored to be recognized as a 2014 Best of Home Care Employer of Choice. This prestigious award is given to home care providers who rank in the top 50th percentile in one or more employee satisfaction categories, based on...

2014-09-04 23:01:51

With its mission to Change the Way the World Ages, Home Care Assistance of Annapolis helps seniors live well at home through innovative approaches to senior care. One such approach is their proprietary Balanced Care Method™ that focuses on a holistic approach to senior care – prioritizing health of mind, body and spirit and emphasizing scientifically studied lifestyle behaviors of the longest living people on Earth. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Home Care Assistance of...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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