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10 Random Acts of Kindness, 10 Thousand Books, In 30 Days One Goal: Caring for the Caregiver

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 6:00pm

The 101030 Campaign , a monthlong celebration of the family caregiver, will kick off its inaugural event in November during National Family Caregiver Month.

Key Points: 
  • The 101030 Campaign , a monthlong celebration of the family caregiver, will kick off its inaugural event in November during National Family Caregiver Month.
  • The campaigns offerings include:
    Random Acts of Kindness Gifts: Virtual spa facial treatments and packages, mini caregiver pampering packs, and more.
  • The 101030 Campaign is an annual event created to honor and celebrate the role of the family caregiver.
  • The Caregivers Guardian is a Denver, Colorado-based consulting service that supports, encourages and advocates for the family caregiver.

Business Training Media Offers New Home Health Care Training Courses

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 8:00am

The courses offered by Business Training Media help to prepare home health workers in a variety of settings.

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  • The courses offered by Business Training Media help to prepare home health workers in a variety of settings.
  • Some of the home health and caregiver training courses offered include:
    The home health care training videos offered by Business Training Media cover such topics as healthcare safety, home health aide skills, cultural awareness, nursing skills, elder abuse, fall prevention, mental health, patient lifting, customer service, infection control, and more.
  • To see the full list of home health care training options offered by Business Training Media, visit the site: https://www.businesstrainingmedia.com/heathcarehomehealth.php
    Business Training Media offers over 6,500 training products, including online courses in management, cybersecurity, customer service, sexual harassment, COVID-19 resources, and more.
  • To learn more or register for the course, visit the site: https://www.businesstrainingmedia.com/
    Founded in 1998, Business Training Media offers thousands of training products for corporations.

InHealth MD Alliance Unveils Patient-Centered Advertising Campaign

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 3:07pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- InHealth MD Alliance (IMA) , a leading independent provider of high-quality primary care physician services in Central Florida, debuts their first-ever patient-centered stories advertising campaign set to run through December in the Orlando and Tampa metro areas during active enrollment.

Key Points: 
  • ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- InHealth MD Alliance (IMA) , a leading independent provider of high-quality primary care physician services in Central Florida, debuts their first-ever patient-centered stories advertising campaign set to run through December in the Orlando and Tampa metro areas during active enrollment.
  • The campaign titled "In Their Own Words" features real patients who share their personal experiences on what makes IMA special to them.
  • The creative campaign features a total of six Spanish and English-speaking patients sharing their experiences at IMA.
  • InHealth MD Alliance (IMA) provides high quality primary medical and wellness services with focusing on improving patient care, reducing costs, and offering convenient services for patients, their families, and caregivers.

LiveFreely Announces BUDDY App Public Beta, Turning Fitbit Smartwatches Into Personal Caregiving Systems

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

"We've held multiple private betas and are now excited to make BUDDY generally available through launching this public beta," stated LiveFreely CTO, Daniel Jue.

Key Points: 
  • "We've held multiple private betas and are now excited to make BUDDY generally available through launching this public beta," stated LiveFreely CTO, Daniel Jue.
  • "While following safety protocols, we need better ways to help families and caregivers know that their loved ones are safe."
  • The two brothers, Arthur and Daniel co-founded LiveFreely as a result of personal experiences caring for their elderly father.
  • Through a Fitbit smartwatch worn by the senior, BUDDY provides a personal caregiving platform that directly connects seniors with their families, caregivers and emergency response personnel.

WayUp and Symplicity Partner to Expand Access to Vetted, Reputable Jobs to Universities

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 1:02pm

The partnership will expand access to more quality and meaningful opportunities for millions of Symplicity student users that bring a varied pool of candidates to WayUps customers.

Key Points: 
  • The partnership will expand access to more quality and meaningful opportunities for millions of Symplicity student users that bring a varied pool of candidates to WayUps customers.
  • Our partnership with Symplicity will allow career services staff to better help their students find well-vetted, entry-level jobs and internships without any barriers, said WayUp co-founder and CEO Liz Wessel.
  • Symplicity empowers colleges and universities to increase student engagement and outcomes by creating an inclusive and supportive student experience that extends beyond graduation.
  • WayUp is the #1 leader in digital solution for employers to reach, engage, and recruit qualified, diverse talent for internships and entry-level jobs.

Health Coalition Supports Interim Recommendations from Long-Term Care Commission: Calls on Ford Government to Implement Them Immediately

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 7:57pm

In addition, they reinforce the calls for family and caregiver access to residents.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, they reinforce the calls for family and caregiver access to residents.
  • These are important, said the Ontario Health Coalition in reaction to the release of the recommendations today.
  • The Coalition, which represents more than half-a-million Ontarians, reported that is in full support of these recommendations.
  • However, the recommendations overall are very strong and an important start, concluded the Coalition.

Doctor On Demand and CareLinx Announce National Partnership to Deliver Comprehensive Virtual Care to Seniors at Home

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

Doctor On Demand , the nations leading virtual care provider, and CareLinx , a nationwide, professional network for in-home care, today announced a partnership to bring in-home virtual care services to CareLinx clients.

Key Points: 
  • Doctor On Demand , the nations leading virtual care provider, and CareLinx , a nationwide, professional network for in-home care, today announced a partnership to bring in-home virtual care services to CareLinx clients.
  • Doctor On Demand will augment these existing services by connecting CareLinx clients with virtual care providers in real-time.
  • CareLinx caregivers will support the Doctor On Demand registration process, and assist with in-home follow-ups and care coordination recommended by Doctor On Demands board-certified physicians as well.
  • Doctor On Demand, the nations leading virtual care provider, is reimagining what healthcare looks like for todays world.

Angels of Care Partners with Two Pediatric-Focused Home Nursing Companies

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 1:00pm

The company offers a full range of long-term skilled nursing care for pediatric and adult patients, as well as non-skilled home care and respite service.

Key Points: 
  • The company offers a full range of long-term skilled nursing care for pediatric and adult patients, as well as non-skilled home care and respite service.
  • Jessica Riggs, CEO of Angels of Care, commented, We are excited to collaborate with Bill and Matt and welcome their experienced teams of caregivers and office staff to the Angels of Care family.
  • The Angels of Care team has established a strong platform in the home health industry, said Bill Johnsen, Founder of Nursing Solutions.
  • Angels of Care is backed by Varsity Healthcare Partners, a leading lower middle-market private equity firm focused on healthcare services.

Caring People Hires COO, Appoints CPO, and Increases Workforce Despite COVID-19 Pressures on Home Healthcare

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 6:46pm

While 92% of home healthcare companies experienced a decline in revenue, Caring People surmounts the majority of home healthcare agencies and continues to excel full force, experiencing verticals in revenue, administrative staff, and caregivers.

Key Points: 
  • While 92% of home healthcare companies experienced a decline in revenue, Caring People surmounts the majority of home healthcare agencies and continues to excel full force, experiencing verticals in revenue, administrative staff, and caregivers.
  • An increase in infrastructure means we can keep forging into new markets and service areas this is an exciting time for Caring People."
  • Setting the tone of a cultural environment is critical to retention and morale at Caring People it's one of camaraderie, passion, and excellence.
  • Caring People is a family-owned and operated licensed home care agency that has served more than 25,000 clients over the past 20 years.

Montefiore's "Family Resiliency Program" Eases Financial Stress for Families Who Lost Loved Ones to COVID-19

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 3:38pm

Families eligible for a referral must meet the following criteria:

Key Points: 
  • Families eligible for a referral must meet the following criteria:
    Have lost a loved one to COVID-19 who was an income earner or caregiver in a household.
  • This includes the death of a household member who provided childcare or an adult whose paycheck covered family bills.
  • Hundreds of families in New York City and the lower Hudson Valley will benefit from the $700,000 fund.
  • "We're grateful to have partners like Robin Hood and the Coach Foundation who helped us move swiftly to support families at a time of personal loss and financial anxiety."