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2014-10-01 23:14:49

This weekend Pope Francis drew the world's attention to neglect of the elderly, which he called "tantamount to hidden euthanasia." A new survey of elder care experts in the U.S. finds that self-neglect is a growing problem that often goes unreported in this country. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 This weekend Pope Francis drew world-wide attention to the problem of neglect of the elderly. Speaking to 40,000 seniors in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican, he decried...

2014-09-29 23:09:03

GeriJoy announced today a new member of the executive team, Emily White, a social worker and certified geriatric care manager with professional experience through providers such as Kindred Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, Brookdale Senior Living and Amedisys. Also an experienced social and technology entrepreneur, Emily serves as a mentor and adviser to technology startups in the field of aging. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Originally from Marblehead, MA, Emily White...

2014-09-26 12:24:58

Recent study found women are more involved in the care of aging parents than men WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to elder care, the decision makers and caregivers are the daughters, according to a recent study. At MorseLife, a prominent provider of senior care, the executive team is making strides to narrow this disparity and invite everyone to participate in the care of elderly parents. According to a recent study from the American Sociological...

2014-09-24 23:09:45

Self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported, according a new survey of elder care experts released today. Elderly couple surviving on Pepsi and granola bars among tragic cases revealed in survey results. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported, according a new survey of elder care experts issued today by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers...

2014-09-24 23:08:47

Senior Helpers has chosen the Institute for Professional Care Education to provide online caregiver training and compliance to all Senior Helpers franchises. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Senior Helpers and the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) have entered into a new partnership. This alliance will give all Senior Helpers franchisees access to IPCed’s online caregiver training as well as IPCed’s award-winning Medifecta series of DVD-based caregiver training...

2014-09-19 23:09:33

The Company’s Available Office Space Will Increase Tenfold—Allowing its Private Duty Healthcare Team to Support More Patients Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Spirit Home Healthcare, a company that specializes in providing exceptional caretaking services to seniors, recently announced its decision to move to a larger office located at 12010 Ridgemont in Urbandale, IA. The Clive senior care company’s move to a bigger location means that its space has increased tenfold: it...

2014-09-18 08:30:50

Center supports research focused on effects of aging, creates groundwork for drugs that can postpone disease and extend lifespan ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A $3 million grant from The Glenn Foundation for Medical Research will allow the University of Michigan to establish a national center of excellence in biogerontology research. The Glenn Center for Aging Research at U-M will focus on exploiting and expanding the growing evidence that drugs can...

2014-09-16 23:16:57

1Heart Caregiver Services Training Director Randolph Neil conducted in-service training for most staff of Regency Park Oak Knoll during the assisted living national week, in collaboration with their Executive Director Gladys Broxton. This continuing professional education program is both the advocacy and initiative of 1Heart Shirley Billedo and Regency Park officers of the community, Wellness Director Ana Artiga, Marketing Director Jeanine Hernandez and Activities Coordinator Alfonso...

2014-09-10 23:02:19

Prestigious Life Care For Seniors, LLC attracted many new clients this August, even as it continued to exceed expectations for existing ones. The company helps ease the burden on seniors and their families by providing individualized care and attention to each and every client. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Prestigious Life Care for Seniors, LLC, a leading senior care consulting company specializing in senior living and elderly care, attracted more than 10 new clients this August while...

2014-09-09 23:11:43

It's never too late to experience new adventures, whether they are big or small. Older adults at United Church Homes and Services communities will free their adventurous spirits during Active Aging Week. http://www.uchas.org Newton, North Carolina (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 It's never too late to experience new adventures, whether they are big or small. An adventure can mean a physical trip, or a destination of the heart and mind. Older adults living at United Church Homes and...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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