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2014-09-25 23:01:06

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System’s Mental Health Opioid Agonist Treatment Program has earned certification from The Joint Commission. By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission‘s national standards for Mental Health Opioid Agonist Treatment, the VA Maryland Health Care System has earned continued accreditation, which is The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System’s...

2014-09-24 23:08:47

Senior Helpers has chosen the Institute for Professional Care Education to provide online caregiver training and compliance to all Senior Helpers franchises. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Senior Helpers and the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) have entered into a new partnership. This alliance will give all Senior Helpers franchisees access to IPCed’s online caregiver training as well as IPCed’s award-winning Medifecta series of DVD-based caregiver training...

2014-09-24 23:00:35

1Heart Caregiver Services CEO Belina Calderon Tagarao announces the company’s national senior care franchise opportunity this October 2014. Business Development Director Randolph Neil will spearhead the massive campaign to establish a strong business presence in various states all over USA in the next 5 years. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 1Heart Caregiver Services CEO Belina Calderon Tagarao announces the company’s national senior care franchise opportunity this...

2014-09-24 12:29:42

- WV home health representatives commend Congressman David McKinley for supporting legislation to repeal harmful Medicare cuts and protect vulnerable seniors - PARKERSBURG, W.Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives of the West Virginia home health community - including Parkersburg area clinicians, family members and advocates as well as national leaders - today took part in a Save Home Health rally to commend special guest Congressman David McKinley (WV-1) and...

2014-09-23 23:08:44

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 weighing in on the recent case of a British Columbia woman diagnosed with dementia taking her own life. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) September 23, 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 weighing...

2014-09-23 12:30:54

Tens of thousands of Californians may experience delays and loss of health insurance, but they can still count on expert care from House Call Doctor Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent health reform law has proven beneficial for many people. However, recent events have proven that the system is still far from perfect - and when bureaucratic issues mean you and your family can't access the medical care you need, this is always a serious concern. That's...

2014-09-23 08:31:31

All Heart Homecare Agency, a Brooklyn Home Health Care Provider, encourages individuals to stay safe this Autumn by following these fall prevention tips. BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Brooklyn Home Health Care provider All Heart Homecare Agency offers useful fall prevention tips to help people avoid accidents during the Autumn months. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140923/147810 Autumn is an exciting time of year with colorful leaves, crisp air and lots of...

2014-09-19 23:09:00

A Plus Home Health Care Settles Whistleblower Litigation and Denies Wrongdoing Lantana, Florida (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A Plus Home Health Care settled the pending US District Court litigation (US District Court for Southern District of Florida - Case No. 12-CV-60629) to avoid the financial costs and distractions that would have come with further legal proceedings. In this settlement, A Plus, Tracy Nemerofsky and Dr. Stephen Nemerofsky make no admission of fault or liability, and the...

2014-09-19 23:05:58

New articles on SeniorsGuideOnline.com and HomeCareChoice.com help readers find the right home health care agency and suggest asking the provided questions Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 In their latest article to help seniors and their families find affordable home care options, Seniors Guide has published, “Questions for Home Health Care Agencies” on http://www.HomeCareChoice.com - their website for finding Home Care and Hospice at-home services in Virginia, North...

2014-09-19 12:25:34

Legislation to repeal unprecedented 14 percent cuts to Medicare home health recognized as responsive to the needs of American women who are at greatest risk as a result of home health cuts WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a leading coalition of skilled home healthcare providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home health for our nation's senior - today declared that increased support...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'