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Carefull To Provide Safe Money Monitoring for The Cooperative Bank's Senior Customers

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 2:15pm

BOSTON, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Carefull , the first service built to organize and protect older adults' daily finances, today announced a partnership with Boston-based, The Cooperative Bank (TCB) to provide its customers with safe money monitoring technology.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Carefull , the first service built to organize and protect older adults' daily finances, today announced a partnership with Boston-based, The Cooperative Bank (TCB) to provide its customers with safe money monitoring technology.
  • Carefull is thrilled to become a Financial Caregiving partner to TCB, on this cutting-edge service for seniors.
  • Through the partnership, TCB will strive to support its senior customers to maintain their financial independence while also giving their "financial caregiver" family members peace of mind.
  • Additionally, other trusted family members and financial professionals can be added to their "Circle" of support to collaborate within the Carefull service and resolve money issues together.

NCCN Works with Polish Health Leaders to Improve Cancer Standardization, Coordination, and Outcomes

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 2:13pm

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—an alliance of leading cancer centers in the United States—today announced the publication of new NCCN Guidelines® for Cervical Cancer: Poland Edition. This is the organization's most-recent collaboration to advance global cancer care through recommendations based on the latest evidence and expert consensus. NCCN also works on regional guidelines adaptations, translations, and harmonizations with local providers across Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the Caribbean, and other countries in Asia, Europe, and South America.

Key Points: 
  • PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ( NCCN )an alliance of leading cancer centers in the United Statestoday announced the publication of new NCCN Guidelines for Cervical Cancer: Poland Edition.
  • The project is led by Polish oncologists and includes the Health Technology Assessment Agency, National Health Fund, Ministry of Health representatives, and Polish patient advocacy groups.
  • The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ( NCCN ) is a not-for-profit alliance of leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education.
  • The NCCN Guidelines for Patients provide expert cancer treatment information to inform and empower patients and caregivers, through support from the NCCN Foundation .

LifeScan Launches OneTouch® Solutions, A Holistic Digital Health Offering Linking People with Diabetes to Solutions and Support From Proven Experts

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 2:05pm

"Proven digital tools and technologies can offer the critical support people need and ease the burdens of diabetes management for both the person with diabetes and their healthcare providers," added Warshaw.

Key Points: 
  • "Proven digital tools and technologies can offer the critical support people need and ease the burdens of diabetes management for both the person with diabetes and their healthcare providers," added Warshaw.
  • Cecelia Health provides a one-on-one virtual support program for diabetes management and other health concerns, needs and questions delivered by Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists.
  • More than 20 million people and their caregivers around the world count on LifeScan's OneTouch brand products to manage their diabetes.
  • Together, LifeScan and OneTouch improve the quality of life for people with diabetes with products and digital platforms defined by simplicity, accuracy, and trust.

Houseworks Announces Acquisition of Atlantic Homelife Senior Care, a Leading Private Home Care Provider Serving New Hampshire and Maine

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 1:45pm

HouseWorks , one of the nations largest independent home care companies, announced today that it has acquiredAtlantic Homelife Senior Care, LLC, one of the leading private home care providers serving Seacoast New Hampshire and Southern Maine.

Key Points: 
  • HouseWorks , one of the nations largest independent home care companies, announced today that it has acquiredAtlantic Homelife Senior Care, LLC, one of the leading private home care providers serving Seacoast New Hampshire and Southern Maine.
  • The companys acquisition of Atlantic Homelife expands HouseWorks existing footprint in New Hampshire and builds upon HouseWorks current presence in the state through its home care company Extended Family, which was acquired in 2019.
  • The combination of Atlantic Homelife and Extended Family will create one of the largest and most experienced private home care companies in the region.
  • HouseWorks is a national and local leader in home care serving Greater Boston and Philadelphia, New Hampshire andSouthern Maine.

3 Nonprofit Senior Living Communities Choose CarePredict's Innovative AI-Powered Solution to Improve Resident Care

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 1:41pm

The communities will adopt CarePredict's cohesive solution that provides operators with a single pane of glass view to manage all aspects of care delivery from resident health and safety, workforce productivity and operational efficiency.

Key Points: 
  • The communities will adopt CarePredict's cohesive solution that provides operators with a single pane of glass view to manage all aspects of care delivery from resident health and safety, workforce productivity and operational efficiency.
  • Our priority is always our residents, and we feel CarePredict's innovative system will help us provide the very best care possible."
  • "Advanced technology like ours that augments caregivers is a critical piece that allows facilities to maintain the superior quality of care."
  • Since 2013 we've created solutions that offer peace of mind and improve the quality of life for seniors at home and in senior living facilities.

Susan Haines Reid Scholarship Fund in Partnership with Debbie's Dream Foundation Raises Nearly $10,000 at 3rd Annual Golf Tournament

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 1:38pm

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Susan Haines Reid Scholarship Fund (SHRSF), in partnership with Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF), hosted its 3rd Annual Golf Tournament on October 1, 2021, at King's Grant Golf & Country Club in Fayetteville, NC.

Key Points: 
  • FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Susan Haines Reid Scholarship Fund (SHRSF), in partnership with Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF), hosted its 3rd Annual Golf Tournament on October 1, 2021, at King's Grant Golf & Country Club in Fayetteville, NC.
  • The event is held in honor of the late Susan Reid, wife, mother of three, and stomach cancer advocate who passed away of stomach cancer in 2015.
  • Proceeds from the event help award scholarships to high school students in the Fayetteville area and support the mission of Debbie's Dream Foundation.
  • The tournament featured 22 teams of 4 golfers who participated in a Low Gross Scramble.

NCCN Works with Polish Health Leaders to Improve Cancer Standardization, Coordination, and Outcomes

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 9:13am

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—an alliance of leading cancer centers in the United States—today announced the publication of new NCCN Guidelines® for Cervical Cancer: Poland Edition. This is the organization's most-recent collaboration to advance global cancer care through recommendations based on the latest evidence and expert consensus. NCCN also works on regional guidelines adaptations, translations, and harmonizations with local providers across Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the Caribbean, and other countries in Asia, Europe, and South America.

Key Points: 
  • PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ( NCCN )an alliance of leading cancer centers in the United Statestoday announced the publication of new NCCN Guidelines for Cervical Cancer: Poland Edition.
  • The project is led by Polish oncologists and includes the Health Technology Assessment Agency, National Health Fund, Ministry of Health representatives, and Polish patient advocacy groups.
  • The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ( NCCN ) is a not-for-profit alliance of leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education.
  • The NCCN Guidelines for Patients provide expert cancer treatment information to inform and empower patients and caregivers, through support from the NCCN Foundation .

Netsmart Demonstrates Ways Providers Can Digitize Their Enterprise to Deliver Person-Centered Care at LeadingAge 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:08pm

In Netsmart booth #1212 attendees can experience firsthand, innovative and automated referral management technology designed to streamline their referral process.

Key Points: 
  • In Netsmart booth #1212 attendees can experience firsthand, innovative and automated referral management technology designed to streamline their referral process.
  • Netsmart Referral Manager is a web-based, EHR-agnostic referral solution that streamlines acceptance and rejection, enabling providers to handle referrals more quickly and with fewer resources.
  • As part of the investment in the CareFabric platform, Netsmart will showcase the Simple and GEHRIMED portfolio of solutions.
  • By leveraging the powerful Netsmart network, care providers can seamlessly and securely integrate information across communities, collaborate on the most effective treatments and improve outcomes for those in their care.

Recently-Released Coming-of-Age Novel Could Be One of the Best Middle Grade Books for Your Child in 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 9:15pm

On My Way Home follows the life of a young child named Amen as he's recruited by an old man to search for buried treasure.

Key Points: 
  • On My Way Home follows the life of a young child named Amen as he's recruited by an old man to search for buried treasure.
  • From desert markets to distant mountains, Amen's adventures are full of challenges and obstacles that force him to rethink what truly drives him inside.
  • Once motivated by treasure, Amen's goal shifts from holding onto his prize to simply making it back home in one piece.
  • Middle grade readers will enjoy accompanying Amen on his journey as he navigates dangers, explores enchanted places, and learns important life lessons.

Mortality study reinforces safety of COVID-19 vaccinations

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

The study looked at only non-COVID-19-related deaths to avoid masking any safety concerns regarding COVID-19 vaccine-related death with the protective effects of COVID-19 vaccine.

Key Points: 
  • The study looked at only non-COVID-19-related deaths to avoid masking any safety concerns regarding COVID-19 vaccine-related death with the protective effects of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • The study population included members of 7 Vaccine Safety Datalink sites: Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Kaiser Permanente Washington, HealthPartners in Minnesota, and Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin.
  • This study was funded through the Vaccine Safety Datalink under a contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Each participating site regularly prepares standardized data files containing information on demographics, health plan enrollment, births, vaccinations, mortality, and health care utilization.