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Is It Possible to Heal After a Brain Injury?

Posted on Mon, June 27, 2011 at 5:00 am

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 2011) - Janet Cromer has a good idea of what Mark Kelly will be doing in his retirement. Former Space Shuttle astronaut Kelly, who just retired from NASA, said he will now focus his time and attention on his wife`s recovery. One expert is uniquely qualified to predict some of the challenges they both will face. ``My husband, Alan, suffered a severe brain injury as the result of a heart… Read More.


Branded Restaurant Fare and Culinary Exploration Emerging Trends in Nursing Home Industry South of the Border

Posted on Fri, May 13, 2011 at 8:00 pm

  Branded Restaurant Fare and Culinary Exploration Stand Among Emerging Trends in Thriving Healthcare Foodservice Industry NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 3, 2011) - The healthcare foodservice industry is thriving, growing 4% in 2010 to reach $34 billion, according to Trends in U.S. Hospital, Nursing Home and Residential Facility Foodservice by market research publisher Packaged Facts. According to the report, several trends are powering this growth: room service and individualized patient care; the availability of on-site… Read More.


What Odor? TM Multi-Purpose Odor Eliminating Product Helps Nursing Homes Elminiated Unwanted Odors

Posted on Fri, May 13, 2011 at 7:00 pm

  PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - May 11, 2011) - For The Earth Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FTEC), an eco-friendly and green consumer products solutions provider, now offers What Odor?™ Multi-purpose odor eliminator to help nursing home and assisted living facilities completely eliminate odors in their facilities, keeping the facilities more attractive and comfortable to families and potential residents. The primary attributes of this natural odor-eliminating product include complete odor elimination (not masking) of odor and a clean fresh… Read More.


Nursing Homes for Veterans

Posted on Tue, December 7, 2010 at 9:16 pm

Editors Note:  The following is an American-based news release, but the story applies equally to our wonderful Veterans here in Canada.  For more information on the Canadian Veterans Independence Program, visit: http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/goc/vip.shtml Canada does have homes dedicated to Canadian Veterans.  One such home, built in 1963, is the Saskatoon Veterans Home.  It was designed and constructed for eligible veterans of Canada`s Armed Forces who could no longer live independently in the community.  In 2000, the… Read More.


Would you let a robot care for your mother?

Posted on Wed, October 6, 2010 at 2:10 pm

GeckoSystems Applauds Reuters.com Article, ``Would You Let a Robot Care for Your Mother?`` CONYERS, GA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2010) - GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (PINKSHEETS: GCKO) (http://www.geckosystems.com/) announced today that they are very pleased with the recent press coverage they have received from Reuters.com. GeckoSystems is a dynamic leader in the emerging mobile robotics industry revolutionizing their development and usage with`` Mobile Robot Solutions for Safety, Security and Service™.`` ``All of us here at GeckoSystems are… Read More.


Moses Znaimer Debunks the Myth of the Looming Health-Care Crises

Posted on Mon, May 31, 2010 at 5:00 am

  TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 31, 2010) - Last week`s front-page headlines view the progressive aging of Canada with typical, but unfounded, alarm. We at CARP see things differently, and would like, with this abridged excerpt from Chapter Eight of my Zoomer Philosophy which will appear in the Summer Issue of Zoomer Magazine on newsstands June 21 - to put those headlines in perspective. When it comes to issues of health and wellness for today`s Seniors, there… Read More.


Forum on Better Senior Care Crosses Canada

Posted on Sat, November 7, 2009 at 6:42 pm

SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 6, 2009) The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is spearheading a national campaign to raise awareness about the state of residential long-term care across Canada, with stops across the country. As part of the campaign, CUPE is hosting a public event in Sydney on Tuesday, November 10th. Guest speaker Toby Edelman is a senior policy attorney with the Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc. in the United States. Edelman will… Read More.


H1N1: Canada Continues to Manage the Spread of the Virus

Posted on Thu, July 23, 2009 at 2:59 pm

Jun 29, 2009 17:54 ET Canada Continues to Work With National and International Partners to Manage the Spread of the H1N1 Flu VirusOTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 29, 2009) -Backgrounder: H1N1 Flu Virus: Background on Government Actions (http://phac-aspc.gc.ca/media/nr-rp/2009/2009_0629bck-eng.php)Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq today updated Canadians on the H1NI flu virus response and reemphasized the Government of Canada`s ongoing collaboration with its national and international partners to manage the spread of this virus. The Minister and Canada`s Chief… Read More.


Program Trial Virtually Eliminates Pressure Ulcers in Geriatric Unit

Posted on Wed, July 22, 2009 at 10:26 pm

MUNDELEIN, IL--(Marketwire - June 19, 2009) Northwest Hospital, Randallstown, Md., is implementing a comprehensive pressure ulcer prevention program that is virtually eliminating pressure ulcers from occurring in their patients while in the hospital. Pressure ulcers (sometimes called `bed sores`) affect millions of people each year. They are painful and dangerous to the patient and very expensive to treat. `Just prior to the beginning of the trial, we had a prevalence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in… Read More.


Personal Robots to Cost Effectively Enable Smart Homes for Eldercare

Posted on Wed, July 22, 2009 at 10:24 pm

CONYERS, GA--(Marketwire - June 22, 2009) GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (PINKSHEETS: GCKO) announced today their cost studies have determined that mobile service robots, equipped with multiple vital sign sensors, verbal interaction, medication delivery capability, automatic care receiver following, and video monitoring for eldercare in homes, is more cost effective and flexible than dedicated, immobile sensory, verbal interactive and viewing systems in either hardwired or RF enabled `smart homes.` GeckoSystems is a dynamic leader in the emerging… Read More.


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