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2014-05-01 23:15:26

Industry’s most widely used web-based long-term care platform will manage older Americans Act Requirements Statewide. Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Harmony Information Systems, Inc., the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based long-term care software, announced today that the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) has selected Harmony to deliver a National Aging Program Information System (NAPIS) tracking system for the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS). MDHS...

Delivering Meals To Seniors Keeps Them In Their Homes
2012-12-04 13:44:19

Brown University Many older adults need only a little support to stay in their homes, but when that isn´t available they can end up in an expensive nursing home where they don´t need most of the available services. According to a new study, states that invest more in delivering meals to seniors´ homes have lower rates of such “low-care” seniors in nursing homes, after adjusting for several other factors. The more states spend on home-delivered meals under the...

2012-01-30 19:15:00

Bill Supports Essential Programs for Growing Baby Boomer Population: Housing, Health Care, Food, Transportation, Job Training, Legal Services Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) expressed strong support for Sen. Bernie Sanders´ (I-Vt.) recent introduction of a bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA). Important initiatives of the reauthorization include meals program improvements, preventive health care, modernization...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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