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2014-08-12 12:27:49

Home Instead Senior Care Offers Free Resources to Help Bridge the Communication Gap between Adult Children and Their Senior Parents OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 80 million Americans are currently avoiding the end-of-life discussion with their aging parents. It's a conversation about end-of-life wishes that can save families years of heartache, bickering and even legal issues. Yet, millions are actively avoiding it, according to a Marist survey(1) conducted...

2014-05-28 08:32:46

Home Instead Senior Care Offers Free Resources, Tips for Easy Fixes to Reduce Accidents and Make Homes Safer for Seniors OMAHA, Neb., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 20 million seniors aged 65 and older visit the emergency room each year with almost a third of the visits related to injuries*, many of which are sustained in the place seniors are meant to feel the safest: their home. In fact, 65 percent of senior households have at least one potential safety issue, according to...

2014-05-22 16:26:45

Home Instead Senior Care releases new tools to support people living with arthritis through education and training OMAHA, Neb., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Arthritis Foundation®, one in five adults in the U.S. lives with arthritis. Of those diagnosed, 21 million reportedly face arthritis related activity limitations. Those limitations increase an individual's risk of falling and independently performing everyday tasks, ranking arthritis among the top chronic conditions...

2014-05-05 12:29:07

"Until there is a cure, we must care for the carer." OMAHA, Neb., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world population ages, diseases such as Alzheimer's become more prevalent. And with a surplus of people who need care, there is often a shortage of those who are able and willing to give care. Paul Hogan, chairman and co-founder of Home Instead Senior Care®, addressed ways to support caregivers at the 29(th) Alzheimer's Disease International Conference....

2014-04-07 12:33:32

Dream big: 97-year-old Thurman Haynes proves age doesn't matter when it comes to helping others OMAHA, Neb., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thurman Haynes, a 97-year-old volunteer from Jamestown, N.C., has been named the national winner of the Salute to Senior Service(®) contest, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care(®) network. He was selected from thousands of nominees and 50 state-level winners. Haynes is recognized by this prestigious...

2014-04-05 23:02:53

Top Home Care Franchise Organization endorses Institute for Professional Care Education as a preferred vendor for caregiver training and continuing education. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 Home Instead, Inc. (“Home Instead”), the largest in-home non-medical care franchisor in the US, has endorsed the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) as a preferred vendor for online CAREGiver training in a new initiative to make state compliance training opportunities...

2014-02-18 12:29:49

Home Instead to advance global momentum triggered by G8 Dementia Summit to improve care for families touched by Dementia WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global CEO Initiative (CEOi) on Alzheimer's Disease today announced that Home Instead Senior Care© - the world's leading provider of in-home care services for seniors will join the CEOi to advance the quality of care for those suffering from Alzheimer's and Dementia. Through its diverse group of leading...

2014-01-15 12:25:55

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, senior volunteers generously give their time and service to help others. Now here's your chance to give back by nominating a deserving older adult in your community for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior Service(®) program. Sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care(® )network, Salute to Senior Service recognizes the invaluable contributions of adults age 65 and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'