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Watercrest Columbia Assisted Living and Memory Care Achieves Recognition through the Alzheimer's Association Curriculum Review

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 6:46pm

VERO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Watercrest Columbia Assisted Living and Memory Care is proud to announce that their illuminate memory care training program is recognized by the Alzheimer's Association for successfully completing curriculum review and incorporating evidenced-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topic areas: Alzheimer's and dementia, person-centered care, assessment and care planning, activities of daily living, and behaviors and communication.

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  • VERO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Watercrest Columbia Assisted Living and Memory Care is proud to announce that their illuminate memory care training program is recognized by the Alzheimer's Association for successfully completing curriculum review and incorporating evidenced-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topic areas: Alzheimer's and dementia, person-centered care, assessment and care planning, activities of daily living, and behaviors and communication.
  • "The Alzheimer's Association is pleased that Watercrest Columbia Assisted Living and Memory Care is aligning its illuminate program with our Dementia Care Practice Recommendations," said Beth Kallmyer, MSW, vice president of care and support at the Alzheimer's Association.
  • Watercrest Columbia is a signature Watercrest product offering 75 assisted living and 32 memory care apartments with premium accommodations, upscale amenities and world-class care.
  • Watercrest senior living communities are recognized for their luxury aesthetic, exceptional amenities, world-class care, and innovative memory care programming offering unparalleled service to seniors living with Alzheimer's and dementia.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America Taps Prominent Leaders For Justice Equity Diversity And Inclusion Council Reinforcing Its Commitment To Serving All Young People

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:05pm

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Announces New Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Council

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Announces New Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Council
    Ensuring the opportunity for all voices and perspectives to be heard and honored is an integral part of Big Brothers Big Sisters' values and mission.
  • I'm grateful for this group of leaders and their commitment to ensuring Big Brothers Big Sisters is the most diverse, mission-driven, youth empowerment organization."
  • Founded in 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is the largest and most experienced youth mentoring organization inthe United States.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters has over 230 local agencies serving more than 5,000 communities across all 50 states.

HomeCare Connect’s Teresa Williams Leads National Comp Conference Panel on Lessons Learned About Protecting Employees’ Mental Health During COVID-19

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 11:03am

She relied on her clinical background to help her employees navigate the emotional upheaval of the pandemic.

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  • She relied on her clinical background to help her employees navigate the emotional upheaval of the pandemic.
  • According to NORC at the University of Chicago, 40 percent of Americans reported increased mental distress due to the pandemic.
  • We wanted to ensure that our culture of caring translated into taking care of our employees during the pandemic, Williams said.
  • Protecting employees mental health is just as important as protecting their physical health and safety, Williams added.

IHS Markit Analysis Indicates Need for Multibillion-Dollar Capital Spending to Achieve a “Circular Plastics Economy” by 2050

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

The findings are part of the new IHS Markit Circular Plastics Service which provides a comprehensive, scenario-based road map of how the plastics value chain could transition from a linear to a circular economy.

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  • The findings are part of the new IHS Markit Circular Plastics Service which provides a comprehensive, scenario-based road map of how the plastics value chain could transition from a linear to a circular economy.
  • Driven by regulation, legislation and rising public concerns, progress toward a fully circular economy for plastics by 2050 is increasingly being sought.
  • Our analysis indicates that the situation is likely to become urgent, says Anthony Palmer, vice president, IHS Markit.
  • The IHS Markit Circular Plastics Service provides a comprehensive, scenario-based evaluation of how the plastics value chain is expected to transition from a linear to a circular economy.

HCA Healthcare Presents 2021 HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 7:00pm

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA), one of the nations leading healthcare providers, today presented its annual HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction to recipients at a ceremony in Nashville.

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  • HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA), one of the nations leading healthcare providers, today presented its annual HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction to recipients at a ceremony in Nashville.
  • The HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction celebrate the organizations positive impact on patients, colleagues and communities by recognizing extraordinary individuals who exemplify HCA Healthcares culture and values.
  • The HCA Healthcare Awards of Distinction recipients being honored today represent what HCA Healthcare stands for: compassionate, quality patient care; innovative, forward-thinking ideas; and above all elsethe care and improvement of human life.
  • All references to Company, HCA and HCA Healthcare as used throughout this document refer to HCA Healthcare, Inc. and its affiliates
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The Cannabinoid Institute Offers Medical Cannabis Training Courses Free of Charge to 100 Medical Students in New York State

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 1:39pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cannabinoid Institute (TCI) announced today it is offering its cannabis training certification courses free of chargeto100medicalstudentsinthe state ofNew York.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cannabinoid Institute (TCI) announced today it is offering its cannabis training certification courses free of chargeto100medicalstudentsinthe state ofNew York.
  • Courses will be awarded tothe first 100applicants who supply proof of their status as enrolled NY state medical studentsat info@thecannabinoidinstitute.com .
  • Withmore stateslegalizing cannabisformedicalandrecreationaluse, TCIrecognizes the critical role that education plays in reducing patient adverse outcomes and ensuringthesafe useof cannabis.
  • Medical students who register for the program will have access toeighthours of medical cannabis education, including the latest scientific research on the endocannabinoid system and the known effects of cannabis on the human body.

New Waste-to-Hydrogen LOI between Ways2H and VALECOM Positions the Island of Martinique as a Blueprint for the Caribbean

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 12:00pm

Martinique is emblematic of the challenges facing many island nations today, which are increasingly a model for circular economies under pressure to utilize not only their resources, but their waste.

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  • Martinique is emblematic of the challenges facing many island nations today, which are increasingly a model for circular economies under pressure to utilize not only their resources, but their waste.
  • In Martinique, one of the largest waste streams is the plastic bags used to protect the island's main export product - bananas.
  • The island uses 3,000 tons of these plastic films every year, which cannot be reused, making it an ideal feedstock for Ways2H's waste-to-hydrogen process.
  • "This modular and multi-flow project in Martinique will set up one or more of Ways2H's waste-to-energy units and we intend to replicate it in other Caribbean Islands."

Global Chemical Packaging Market Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts 2021-2026 - Growing Demand for Fixed IBC's in industrial Establishments to Drive Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:12pm

The "Global Chemical Packaging Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Global Chemical Packaging Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Chemical Packaging Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.23% during the forecast period of 2021-2026.
  • While these products have several benefits over competitive materials, new products are satisfying a significant gap in the market sustainability.
  • However, the changing regulatory standards, fluctuations in raw material costs and growing waste levels and increasing environment wastage regulations are expected to hamper market growth for some of the Chemical Packaging products.

4AIR Launches First Interactive Sustainable Aviation Fuel Map for Business Jets

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 2:20pm

4AIR , the first and only rating system focused on comprehensive sustainability in private aviation, today announced that it has launched an interactive map ( https://www.4air.aero/saf-map ) to show private jet owners and operators where to find Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).

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  • 4AIR , the first and only rating system focused on comprehensive sustainability in private aviation, today announced that it has launched an interactive map ( https://www.4air.aero/saf-map ) to show private jet owners and operators where to find Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).
  • Sustainable Aviation Fuel is an efficient and effective way to reduce the impact private jets have on climate change, said Kennedy Ricci, 4AIRs president.
  • The map features nearly 20 verified SAF fuel locations with supply points geared towards business aviation.
  • The interactive SAF map is the latest example of how 4AIR is simplifying the ability of users of private aviation to make its use more environmentally friendly.

Newport Healthcare Announces Opening of Outpatient Treatment Programs in New Locations, Critical Resources for Helping Nation's Current Teen & Young Adult Mental Health Crises

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 3:00pm

Newport Healthcare is a national network of evidence-based healing centers for teens and young adults with primary mental health disorders.

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  • Newport Healthcare is a national network of evidence-based healing centers for teens and young adults with primary mental health disorders.
  • Newport's five current outpatient treatment programs are in Darien, Conn., Malvern, Pa., Rockville, Md., Orange County, Calif., and Marin, Calif.
  • "Bringing accessible, affordable, evidence-based mental health care to families is our priority," said Joe Procopio, CEO of Newport Healthcare.
  • Newport Healthcare, including Newport Academy and Newport Institute, provides evidence-based healing centers for teens, young adults, and families struggling with primary mental health issues.