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2014-09-15 08:35:01

30% Spend More than $10,000 Per Year, 21% Don't Know How Much They Spend SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost half (46%) of family caregivers spend more than $5,000 per year on caregiving expenses, according to a new Caring.com report. A family caregiver is defined as someone who takes care of a family member or friend, but is unpaid for their services. Their caregiving expenses include out-of-pocket costs for medications, medical bills, in-home care, nursing homes and...

2014-09-15 08:28:19

BETHPAGE, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediquip Inc. (MEDIQUIP), a leader in clinical respiratory services and providers of home mechanical ventilation for adults as well as pediatrics, announced plans today to expand their reach to service Federal Agencies by applying for a GSA Schedule and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and...

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...

2014-09-08 23:10:49

Award Sponsored by HEALTHCAREfirst Ozark, MO (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 HEALTHCAREfirst, Inc., the leading provider of Home Health and Hospice technologies and services, today announced that nominations are currently being accepted for the fourth annual Compassionfirst Award. The Compassionfirst Award is presented to the Home Health or Hospice caregiver who goes above and beyond what is required and regularly shows genuine kindness, dedication and compassion when caring for others....

2014-09-08 08:31:33

Course Prepares Workers to Succeed in Changing Healthcare Environment NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addressing the need for improved coordinated care in healthcare delivery systems, the 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds and the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) today released the "Care Coordination Fundamentals" course for healthcare workers. The course is designed to help healthcare workers understand and participate in new and advanced models of healthcare...

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...

2014-09-03 16:29:06

Personal Stories From Interim HealthCare Heighten Awareness for Quadriplegia SUNRISE, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every 48 minutes someone in the U.S. is paralyzed from a spinal cord injury and approximately 1.2 million people in the U.S. live with such an injury. Congress enacted a resolution last July, designating September as National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness Month to create additional awareness and support of SCI research. This September Interim HealthCare hopes...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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