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Industry Execs: Despite Research, Debate, Caregiving Needs More Support

While the field has garnered much research and debate, especially in the face of budget cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, caregiving is largely under-resourced and under-funded, national industry experts say. During a panel at the American Society on Aging’s annual conference titled Aging in America in mid-March at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in […]

California Based Online Network Fetes One Year of Linking Families to Caregivers

The idea came to Sherwin Sheik after seeing his family struggle to coordinate home health care for a blind, quadriplegic sister suffering from multiple sclerosis and a Lou Gehrig’s disease-stricken uncle needing around-the-clock care. Why not build a website and resource center easing a family’s search for credentialed and reputable caregivers? Why allow families to […]

Measles Outbreak: Informing Parents about a Once Dormant Disease Regaining Momentum


While logging onto my Facebook account last Thursday, I came across a CNN article linked from my colleague in Kentucky. The intriguing, alarming title says it all: “U.S. measles cases in 2013 may be most in 17 years.” Even though the number of annual cases has significantly plummeted over the past few decades, measles still […]