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2014-10-30 08:37:09

Education, planning are a must in order to prepare for care BRIGHTON, Mich., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing long-term care (LTC) doesn't have to be an overwhelming experience. Unfortunately, many families often don't discuss care options for loved ones until care is needed - which can lead to hasty decisions and limited care options that impact the entire family's financial, emotional, and physical health. November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month (LTCAM) in Michigan to...

2014-10-29 23:06:29

LTC Consumer reminds the public that November is National Long Term Care Insurance Awareness Month. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Nathan Sanow, Executive Director and co-founder of LTC Consumer, reminds the public that November is National Long Term Care Insurance Awareness Month. “This will be the 14th annual event, created by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance,” announces Sanow. “For many, November is a time to get together with family at Thanksgiving...

2014-10-28 08:34:01

ACSIA Partners Documents Broad Risk, Advising Americans to Explore Solutions in November, Long-Term Care Awareness Month KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans concerned about terrorism and Ebola should be aware of a much more likely, though less scary, development: one day needing long-term care. "The risk is great and too many ignore it," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning. Photo -...

2014-10-20 23:07:27

Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes Network, Inc., has acquired the assets of Vayu Technologies from physician executive and entrepreneur Minalkumar Patel MD MPH. Boston, MA and Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes Network, Inc., has acquired the assets of Vayu Technologies from physician executive and entrepreneur Minalkumar Patel MD MPH. The Vayu Technologies tele-care management platform is a unique collaboration hub...

2014-10-13 23:06:11

The institute for Professional Care Education has launched http://www.PersonalCareAideTraining.com, an online certification program, to help individual caregivers increase their skills and gain employment in the fastest growing profession in the U.S. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Caregivers looking to increase their skills and individuals seeking to become Personal Care Aides can now become certified through the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed). Personal Care...

2014-10-09 12:29:12

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's long-term care insurance companies paid a record $7.5 billion in claim benefits or some $20.5 million a day according to industry experts. "Nearly 300,000 Americans and their families received benefits last year because they had long term care insurance coverage," explains Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). "Seeing how aging parents benefit from having coverage...

2014-10-01 08:32:27

ASHLAND, Ore., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When you consider the growing number of people over 65 in the U.S., the declining popularity of long-term care insurance seems troubling. To improve awareness of how this insurance can benefit people, October has been named Long-Term Care Planning Month. Here are ten reasons you might want to consider purchasing long-term care insurance, especially if you're getting older: Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140930/149529 1. You have...

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...

2014-09-23 08:26:16

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National LTC Network (The Network) is pleased to announce the release of the Second Edition of the "The Advisor's Guide to Long-Term Care" (ISBN 9781941627037), co-authored by Stephen D. Forman, CLTC, a principal of member firm LTCA. Stephen worked with co-author Jeff Sadler, CLTC, to deliver the latest version of the popular book to publisher National Underwriter. "I join Stephen's colleagues at The Network in congratulating...

2014-09-22 23:01:11

Nicolette Merino will Receive the Award at the OHCA Annual Convention in Portland, Oregon on Tuesday September 23, 2014 Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 During the annual Oregon Health Care Association (OHCA) Annual Convention, key leaders from the Oregon long-term care and senior housing industry are recognized for their efforts to go the extra mile for the well-being of others. This year, Nicolette Merino, Regional Director of Operations for Avamere Health Services, will be...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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