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2014-09-17 23:10:52

Therapy Pets Unlimited, Inc. (TPU) is growing beyond Maryland with pet evaluators now in 46 states. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, Therapy Pets Unlimited (TPU) is expanding their reach across the country. “The past two weeks have been amazing,” says Vicki Rummel, Executive Director. “We have grown to over 400 evaluators in 46 states, and we’re still growing! We’re looking for more evaluators in the Midwest and South Dakota and...

2014-06-25 23:05:06

This book is for managers who feel overwhelmed because of the responsibility of managing people, undoubtedly the toughest part of the job. Find out how you can lead like a coach and eliminate the loneliness and frustration you feel at the end of the work day. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Leadership loneliness is a phenomenon felt by many leaders both in the boardroom and on the front line, and while many leaders have not managed to avoid loneliness and isolation, it is possible....

Depression In Seniors Can Be Partially Alleviated By Internet Use
2014-04-18 05:03:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online As many as 10 million Americans over the age of 50 suffer from late-life depression, but new research suggests that many of those individuals could ward off the symptoms of the disorder simply by spending more time online. The study, which has been published online in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, claims that regular Internet use could reduce the probability of depression in...

2014-02-24 23:28:04

The new “Tips On Dealing With Loneliness” article on the site Vkool.com provides readers with tips on how to deal with loneliness easily. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The new “Tips On Dealing With Loneliness” article covers techniques on how to deal with loneliness easily. At the beginning of the article, people will discover common causes of loneliness, such as aging, change of place, social media, highly sensitive temperament, and unrealistic expectations. Certain...

Social Connections In The Elderly Promote Better Health
2014-02-17 04:52:25

William Harms, University of Chicago Feeling extreme loneliness can increase an older person's chances of premature death by 14 percent, according to research by John Cacioppo, professor of psychology at the University of Chicago. Cacioppo and his colleagues' work shows that the impact of loneliness on premature death is nearly as strong as the impact of disadvantaged socioeconomic status, which they found increases the chances of dying early by 19 percent. A 2010 meta-analysis showed...

2013-11-30 23:19:29

For adult survivors of physical or sexual abuse, the Holiday Season can lead to depression and loneliness, as family closeness and togetherness are emphasized. Stefanie Stolinsky describes the long-term effects of childhood abuse in her book, Act It Out, published by Praeclarus Press. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Childhood physical, sexual, or emotional abuse can cause long-term harm, often lasting well into adulthood. For adult survivors of childhood abuse, these effects can...

2013-07-26 18:49:30

Despite being much-maligned, materialism is not always bad for consumers. Loneliness may cause materialism, but the opposite is not necessarily true, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "It is widely believed that there is a vicious cycle in which loneliness leads to materialism and materialism in turn contributes to loneliness. But, contrary to popular beliefs about the universal perils of materialism, the pursuit of material possessions as part of a lifestyle...

2013-07-02 23:22:45

Producer CEO at RKNet stated: “Loneliness kills and is the empty state of mind that comes when we can no longer talk to others and stop talking with ourselves. Cognitions Bridge intelligence games have demonstrated cognitive skills development for life functions and prevention of loneliness in senior adults.” Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet stated: “There are now more Americans age 65 and older than at any other time in U.S. history. According to a new...

2013-06-16 23:00:50

MIT Startup GeriJoy announced today that it is offering a special Father´s Day promotion for its virtual home companion: from June 16 until June 22, the referral code “FATHERS” will give new subscribers a full refund on the first month´s subscription price. Teams of care staff who work around the clock see, hear, and engage with elders through GeriJoy's virtual companions, which take the form of adorable pets, and improve mental health for elders while providing peace of...

2013-06-13 23:21:33

Producer CEO at RKNet stated: “Loneliness causes cognitive and functional decline and possibly an early death because of depression, diminished immune response, sleep disorder, dementia and Alzheimer´s. This observation is based on medical studies over the past few years and it's not understood how loneliness harms health and accelerates aging.” Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet Studios stated: “ Repeated episodes of disappointments or...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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