Caregiver

Hillrom to Present at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:05pm

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hillrom (NYSE: HRC) today announced that it will present at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conferenceon Wednesday, March 11, 2021.

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  • CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hillrom (NYSE: HRC) today announced that it will present at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conferenceon Wednesday, March 11, 2021.
  • John Groetelaars, Hillrom's president and chief executive officer, will participate in a fireside chat at 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time via webcast and will host virtual one-on-one meetings immediately following.
  • A recorded replay will be available after the conclusion of the live event for a period of 90 days.
  • Hillrom is a global medical technology leader whose 10,000 employees have a single purpose: enhancing outcomes for patients and their caregivers by advancing connected care.

SCAN Survey: Vaccine Mistrust Among Family Caregivers Puts Vulnerable Seniors At Risk

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Thats according to a new survey of U.S. family caregivers conducted by Wakefield Research for SCAN Health Plan.

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  • Thats according to a new survey of U.S. family caregivers conducted by Wakefield Research for SCAN Health Plan.
  • The survey polled 1,000 U.S. family caregivers who provide care for a family member older than 65 with oversamples for 400 Hispanic and 400 Black respondents.
  • Nationally, there are 53 million family caregivers in the United States, providing care to adults and children with an array of needs.
  • Independence at Home, a SCAN community service, provides vitally needed services and support to seniors and their caregivers regardless of plan membership.

Free Bilingual Texting Service Helps Parents Worried About Their Child's Speech and Language Development

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:05pm

Speech and language disorders are among the most common disorders that young children experience.

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  • Speech and language disorders are among the most common disorders that young children experience.
  • Most speech and language disorders are highly treatable, but the earlier parents and caregivers seek help for their child, the better.
  • However, parents absolutely know their child best, and we always encourage them to trust their gut on matters related to their child's speech and language development.
  • http://www.asha.org/
    Bright by Text is a nationwide text messaging service that helps parents and caregivers of children prenatal to age 8 make the most of everyday interactions.

Inaugural Family Caregiver of the Year Award Winners Announced

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Winners were announced today for the first-ever Family Caregiver of the Year Awards , which recognizes unpaid family caregivers in the United States who exhibit exceptional diligence and support through the act of caregiving.

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  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Winners were announced today for the first-ever Family Caregiver of the Year Awards , which recognizes unpaid family caregivers in the United States who exhibit exceptional diligence and support through the act of caregiving.
  • A couple of years later, Patti welcomed her brother into her home and became his primary caregiver after he became bedridden and completely blind.
  • He loves Anne, he loves God, and is incredibly worthy of the honor of Family Caregiver of the Year.
  • Congratulations to this years winners of the 2021 Family Caregiver of the Year Awards!

Savii Inc. Announces New Client: Personal Assistance Services of Colorado (PASCO)

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 6:25pm

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Savii Inc. announces new customer, Personal Assistance Services of Colorado.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Savii Inc. announces new customer, Personal Assistance Services of Colorado.
  • Savii Inc. is PASCO's agency management and point-of-care solution of choice for their home health programs, including Family Caregiver and In-Home Support Services.
  • PASCO Director of Technology Solutions, Andrew Layne says, "Savii is one of those rare groups that pairs a strong solution with remarkable people.
  • They have an approach that's both consultative and compassionate, and it's evident how much they care for their clients.

Savii Inc. Announces New Client: Personal Assistance Services of Colorado (PASCO)

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 6:16pm

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Savii Inc. announces new customer, Personal Assistance Services of Colorado.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Savii Inc. announces new customer, Personal Assistance Services of Colorado.
  • Savii Inc. is PASCO's agency management and point-of-care solution of choice for their home health programs, including Family Caregiver and In-Home Support Services.
  • PASCO Director of Technology Solutions, Andrew Layne says, "Savii is one of those rare groups that pairs a strong solution with remarkable people.
  • They have an approach that's both consultative and compassionate, and it's evident how much they care for their clients.

Tolmar Launches "Little a Little Longer" Campaign A Caregiver's Guide to Central Precocious Puberty

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 6:16pm

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolmar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced their launch of "Little a Little Longer," a newly established community and guide for caregivers who have children with Central Precocious Puberty (CPP).

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  • BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolmar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced their launch of "Little a Little Longer," a newly established community and guide for caregivers who have children with Central Precocious Puberty (CPP).
  • Little a Little Longerwill feature content for parents no matter where their child is in the disease.
  • Little a Little Longer will also help teach parents everything they need to know about the effects of CPP.
  • New topics and interactive contents will appear each month, ensuring that the Little a Little Longer community remains continuously educated on and connected to CPP.

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Recognizes National Caregiver’s Day with Launch of MoreThanMemoryLoss.com

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ACAD) today announced the launch of MoreThanMemoryLoss.com, a new website with educational resources designed to help caregivers and people living with dementia to learn more about dementia-related hallucinations and delusions.

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  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ACAD) today announced the launch of MoreThanMemoryLoss.com, a new website with educational resources designed to help caregivers and people living with dementia to learn more about dementia-related hallucinations and delusions.
  • As a leading, national caregiver organization, we hear from dementia caregivers every day about the challenges they experience caring for loved ones with behavioral symptoms of dementia.
  • Caregivers often believe their job is to protect the image of their loved one and to hide the symptoms of dementia-related psychosis from others, said Charmaine Lykins, Senior Vice President, Global Product Planning and Chief Marketing Officer, at Acadia Pharmaceuticals.
  • MoreThanMemoryLoss.com is an educational resource dedicated to providing caregivers with information and tools needed to start important conversations about dementia-related hallucinations and delusions with their loved ones healthcare providers.

Jean Griswold Foundation Relaunches Today, New Focus is on Bettering the Lives of Caregivers

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 1:30pm

That's why today, in recognition of National Caregiver Day, Griswold Home Care announces the restructuring of its Jean Griswold Foundation to focus on caregivers.

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  • That's why today, in recognition of National Caregiver Day, Griswold Home Care announces the restructuring of its Jean Griswold Foundation to focus on caregivers.
  • The Jean Griswold Foundation is transitioning to a public non-profit foundation whose primary goal is to support caregivers and better their lives.
  • Honoring the founder of Griswold Home Care, Dr. Jean Griswold, The Jean Griswold Foundation is transitioning to a public non-profit whose primary goal is to support caregivers.
  • The Jean Griswold Foundation believes that everyone deserves to age with dignity, regardless of their financial status or available resources.

Woolsey Pharmaceuticals Emerges from Stealth Mode to Announce Patients Enrolled in Two New CNS Studies

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 5:01pm

The stress experienced by families and caregivers when a person living with dementia wanders and becomes lost is significant.

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  • The stress experienced by families and caregivers when a person living with dementia wanders and becomes lost is significant.
  • BRAVYL has been tested in a small study of dementia patients who had symptoms of wandering.
  • Todays announcement is an important milestone in bringing more than just hope to these patients and their loved ones.
  • We discover new ways to use existing drugs for other diseases and conditions for which patients in need have no therapeutic solutions.