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2014-07-23 23:20:59

Ascend’s new rebranding will better represent its services as well as maintain continuity of care. The Ascend family now includes Ascend Hospice, Ascend Home Health and Ascend Concierge Home Care. Cranford, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Care Alternatives, Total Care, BergenCare Home Health, BergenCare Personal Touch and Total Care of Massachusetts are pleased to announce the completion of a rebranding effort that will better communicate their services as well as maintain continuity in the...

2014-07-23 23:11:25

Library Journal recently gave Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement (Viva Editions), by Sheila Himmel and Fran Smith, a starred review. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Once viewed with suspicion as a New Age indulgence or fringe religious practice, hospice has become a $14 billion-a-year business and arguably the most successful segment of health care in America. In Changing the Way We Die, award-winning journalists Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel investigate...

2014-07-22 12:29:52

ALBANY, New York, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Geriatric Care Services Market (Home Care, Adult Day Care, and Institutional Care) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global geriatric care services market was valued at USD 560.4 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9 % from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 850.0...

2014-07-18 23:07:05

Saber Healthcare Opens Doors For Seniors Seeking Life Fulfilling Care Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The professional staff at The Crossings at Steele Creek welcomed the first residents this week. The new, upscale community recently opened to serve an increasing demand for fresh, upscale assisted living in Charlotte, one of the fastest growing U.S. cities. Saber Healthcare Group, a leader in skilled nursing and assisted living care, opened the facility last week and will celebrate a...

2014-07-18 23:00:43

The 2014 Robbie Smith Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Hospice Savannah has helped many people care for their loved ones dealing with a life-limiting illness. Now, the family of a special patient is showing their gratitude for that care with an event that will benefit the not-for-profit organization. The 2014 Robbie Smith Golf Outing benefiting Hospice Savannah, Inc. will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Club at Savannah Harbor. Robbie...

2014-07-17 08:30:18

Ira Byock, M.D., to launch the new Providence Institute for Human Caring SEATTLE and LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Providence Health & Services today announced that one of the nation's foremost experts in palliative care and a leading advocate for transforming care through the end of life is joining the health system to lead its new Institute for Human Caring. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/127872 Ira Byock, M.D., will serve as chief...

2014-07-16 08:28:07

ADYX-003, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate Safety and Efficacy of Two Dose-Volume Levels of AYX1 for the Prevention of Pain Following Total Knee Replacement SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adynxx, developer of a first-in-class platform of therapeutics to address pain at its molecular roots, announced today that the first patient was dosed in ADYX-003, a Phase 2 dose-ranging study of AYX1, an investigational drug candidate for the prevention of...

2014-07-16 08:27:57

NEWARK, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (Nasdaq: DEPO) today announced the appointment of Srinivas G. Rao, MD, PhD, as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President. Dr. Rao has extensive experience and background in pain and central nervous system diseases. He was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Kyalin Biosciences, a privately held biotechnology company developing a potential breakthrough therapy for autism, from its formation in 2011 through to its...

2014-07-15 23:14:23

Elder Care Helper announces the release of The Elder Care Helper Guide: Making Sense of Long-Term Care, a book that helps families make informed choices about the type and quality of care for their elderly loved ones. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Elder Care Helper announces the release of The Elder Care Helper Guide: Making Sense of Long-Term Care, a book that helps families make informed choices about the type and quality of care for their elderly loved ones. “The book is intended to help...

2014-07-15 23:07:08

Experienced Hospice Physician Suzanne Karefa-Johnson, MD Leading New Service Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Hospice physicians and CEOs now have access to a range of services designed to support the unique needs of hospice physicians. Weatherbee’s Physician Advisory Services provides the information, coaching, and support needed to ensure that hospice physicians are able to focus on caring for patients and families while maintaining quality and compliance. Hospice physicians face...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin