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2014-05-15 12:33:20

As 40-70% of Caregivers Supporting a Family Member Face Depression, CarePond Is Dedicated to Helping the Caregiver LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CarePond, Inc. today launched its new website CarePond.com - the first free and secure online community for informal caregivers - any spouse, partner, family member, friend, or neighbor taking care of an aging, ill, or disabled loved one. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/87721 As the 78 million baby boomers age,...

2014-05-13 23:08:39

Caring for a senior can be tough. That's why two leading healthcare companies, Caring in Place® and healtheo360®, have joined forces to provide free support for family members caring for their aging loved ones. New York, NY and Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Since 1963, the month of May has been designated as Older American’s Month. Senior citizens throughout the United States deserve to be recognized and appreciated. Few exemplify that appreciation more than the 45...

2014-04-16 23:05:21

The statewide Board to hold its inaugural quarterly meeting on Thursday, April 17 at the Riverside Doctors’ Hospital in Williamsburg. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Kathleen Fletcher, Ph.D. and Christine Jensen, Ph.D., Riverside Health System experts who help enhance the medical care older adults receive, as well as the support systems for the caregivers who care for them, were named to serve on the Advisory Board of the newly formed Institute for Innovations in Caregiving....

More Than A Million Americans Provide Care For Vets Returning Home From Iraq, Afghanistan Wars
2014-04-01 14:24:48

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the US troop draw-down from Afghanistan looms just over the horizon, a new report from the Rand Corporation has revealed that about 1.1 million Americans currently provide care for ailing or disabled veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. The report, which was commissioned by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, showed that Americans who are caring for veterans that served following 9/11 are younger than other health care providers,...

2013-11-30 23:02:53

Celebrating Family Caregivers Launches New Website (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Family caregivers are an integral part of eldercare today, and a very informative website that has just been launched will provide those caregivers with insight into the responsibilities that go along with taking care of elderly loved ones. The website speaks of the National Caregiver Support Program, which was initiated in 2000 for the purpose of helping family caregivers to better handle the responsibilities...

2013-11-25 23:24:02

November is National Family Caregivers Month. For the 45 million family members who care for an aging loved one, it’s nice to be recognized and appreciated. But, that doesn’t make their job any easier. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 November is National Family Caregivers Month. For the 45 million family members who care for an aging loved one, it’s nice to be recognized and appreciated. But, that doesn’t make their job any easier. Families find themselves in unexpected,...

Who Will Care For The Baby Boomers As They Age?
2013-08-27 04:46:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Baby boomers who are currently caring for their elderly parents might not have anyone around to fill that role during their twilight years, according to a new study from AARP. According to the study, the ratio of potential caregivers to older men and women in need of care will plummet from 7.2-to-1 in 2010 to just 2.9-to-1 by 2050, said Walter Hamilton of the Los Angeles Times. The decline “will exacerbate the emotional and...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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