ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — So, what do Microsoft’s new Xbox Kinect, Nintendo’s Wii and SimplyHome have in common? SimplyHome’s assistive technology is bringing its clients to the next level in independent living and underlying innuendos in Wii and Kinect may also have impacts on helping seniors and those with developmental disabilities to age in place more gracefully and independently.
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KPJ Productions, Inc. announced today that Virginia Commonwealth University Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering candidate Brittany Poteet was crowned 2011 Miss Virginia USA this week at the Sandler Center in Virginia Beach, VA.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Turtle Survival Alliance announced that fifty Yellow-Headed Temple Turtles have arrived in Florida to begin a new life after being rescued from an illegal wildlife shipment in Hong Kong. Had the turtles been successfully smuggled into China, they would have been killed to satisfy the large demand for turtle meat and turtle parts used in Chinese medicine.
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since about 1939, the phrase ‘time capsule’ has been used. What’s changed is its method of execution. Gone are the days of stuffing large, bulky objects with nostalgic and historical tidbits; My Digital Afterlife is a Web service for creating digital time capsules. It allows people to share information in the event of death or an emergency.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A startling number of U.S. seniors risk going hungry due to the inability to obtain sufficient food for their household or having to choose between food and medical care. During September Hunger Action Month, and through Thanksgiving, Silicon Valley and Peninsula Comfort Keepers is asking the community to make food donations to the STOP Senior Hunger food drive.
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women have special long term care needs — but not just because they often come down with longer-lasting illnesses and disabilities. When there’s no long term care insurance for a couple or family members, women typically end up as the default, unpaid caregivers. ‘Lack of LTC insurance not only hurts women when they themselves need care,’ says Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holistic pet care for dog scratching, dog itching, dog genital licking and feline IBD can provide much needed relief for sick cats and dogs, says Susan Blake Davis, Pet Nutritionist at Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. Davis and Holistic Veterinarian, Dr. David Gordon are hosting a holistic pet care seminar to benefit homeless animals on Saturday September 25th in Lake Forest, Calif.
MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Henry Oliver Ford of WFAO is on a mission. Submerged in poverty, millions of African farmers and their families are victims of food insecurity. Today, subsistence farming is the lot of millions of Africans. The farmers in Ghana Africa need access to improved technologies in order to meet their food needs, increase their crop yields, and hopefully, sell to local, regional, and even international markets.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Ferguson, owner of World Food Association Organization S.A. Inc., (WFAO), and Henry Oliver Ford, president, along with 2 other managing partners just returned from a month-long outreach trip to Accra Ghana where they helped distribute food to 15 orphanages and schools. Ford, along with his team at WFAO, has been supporting the facilities for the last three years, providing over 4,000 orphans and other helpless children with 3 meals a day.
MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Henry Oliver Ford, president of World Food Association Organization S.A. Inc., (WFAO), is teaming up with aid organizations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and Santiago, Dominican Republic, to help with immediate assistance in Haiti. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the island nation Tuesday, January 12, nearly destroying its capital Port-au-Prince and affecting a third of its entire population.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A local corporation is feeding an African country. World Food Association Organization S.A. Inc. (WFAO), will be shipping over 285,000 meals to Ghana thanks to the efforts of the 45 member team here in West Palm Beach and their leading management team based in Sao Paulo Brazil. On February 20 and 21, WFAO will be packaging 42,000 pounds of high-quality rice, sugar and vegetables that are fortified with vitamins and minerals.
T7 Inc. Presents Free Educational Seminar in Tucson, AZ (6/29/10) for Individuals Managing Their Elderly Parents
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — T7 Inc., an educational seminar company headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, has produced a powerful and compelling seminar that addresses the issue of individuals thrust into the role of managing or caring for elderly parents in a most unique way. Titled, ‘Managing Your Aging Parents – 10 Keys to Success’ this educational seminar is just 60 minutes in length but it is focused on presenting 10 key topics that are critical to the successful management of the elderly.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women live longer than men and are America’s primary caregivers. Yet too often they sacrifice their time, jobs, savings and serenity looking after a debilitated spouse or parent. Furthermore, while attending to those significant others, they often neglect planning for their own care. ‘This is a huge national problem,’ says Jenny Fassett, President of newly-formed LTC4women, a limited liability company based in Port Orchard, Washington.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do moving and health have in common? Well, according to EmpowHer, a lot! That’s why this online resource dedicated to helping women has selected House to Home Services, LLC, a moving company with a heart, to be one of its unique health providers.
Long-Term Care: The Next Big Women’s Issue? Denise Gott, Predicting New Waves of Protest, Calls for Reform
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-term care is getting a lot of exposure in the current health-reform discussions, but we ain’t seen nothin’ yet, according to Denise Gott, Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) – one of the nation’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. ‘Wait until the most-affected individuals get wind of what’s in store for them; all hell could break loose,’ she says.
PHOENIX, Ariz., March 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moving is never a pleasant task, but for seniors and people who may be making radical changes in their lifestyle, the stress can be overwhelming. That’s why House to Home Services, LLC announces a one-stop-shopping service for people on the move. According to the Employee Relocation Council, moving is the third most stressful event in life, following death and divorce. So, why not choose a company that will be by your side every step of the way? House to Home Services is the key to a successful move.
Social Security Statement Advises Seniors to Consider Private Long-Term Care Insurance, LTC Agency Reports; Medicare Won’t Cover It
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A few months ago, members of Congress asked the Social Security Commission to clear up a misperception of many Americans approaching retirement age. ‘A lot of seniors had the idea that Medicare would cover their long-term care expenses,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s largest and most experienced long term care insurance agencies. ‘It wasn’t so, but the wording of the Social Security Statement left some doubt.’
International Holodomor Remembrance Torch Passes Though Baltimore to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Genocide by Famine (Holodomor)
BALTIMORE, Md., June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A solemn candlelight commemoration and lighting of the International Holodomor Remembrance Torch was held in Baltimore on May 29, 2008 to raise awareness and commemorate the 75th anniversary of Ukraine’s genocide 1932 – 33. This horrific man-made famine (holodomor), orchestrated by Josef Stalin to bring about forced collectivization, starved to death 7 – 10 million Ukrainians.
FORT WORTH, Texas, April 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Andre Lampkin, L.D. Bell’s 2007 Football Star contacted bacterial meningitis. He has been in the Intensive Care Unit since March 23,2008. The many blood clots that have formed in his limbs makes amputation a real possibility, says the Family of Andre Lampkin.
Second Annual ‘National Bulldogs are Beautiful Day’ to Celebrate the Beauty and Value in All Creatures!
WAUWATOSA, Wis., April 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A day that recognizes the beauty of bulldogs, despite their droopy looks, will challenge people as it conveys a message of acceptance, when bulldogs and their owners celebrate the second annual ‘National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day’ on Saturday, April 26, 2008. ‘I hope that with the help of these sweet bulldogs, people will take note of how they treat others they deem unattractive,’ said Jackie Valent, author of the children’s book, Stinky the Bulldog (ISBN 1420826972).
Exclusive Verbal Greeting Card Service with a Unique Delivery Process Through Its Greeting Call Center
WENTZVILLE, Mo. – Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greet A Call, LLC, introduces its eloquent verbal greeting cards that are delivered via telephone to the greeting industry. ‘This heartfelt verbal greeting service leaves Recipients with an everlasting personable impression,’ says owner Leundrius Arties. This ‘One of A Kind’ greeting call center creates eloquent verbal greetings which are delivered by live call center greeters.
SUNRISE, Fla. – Nov. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The holiday season is here. For some, plans are in motion to visit elderly family members. But if it has been a while since you last visited, you might be shocked at how much they have aged, concerned about their continued safety and well-being and motivated to do something about it, say the folks at Interim HealthCare.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the end of March 2008 from the Himalayas in Nepal will start a special expedition to the summit of Mount Everest. The participants of the Himalayan Message Project expedition will be carrying the most precious cargo in the History of Mankind – the Book of human dreams, hopes and joys, the words of commitments, prayers and messages sent by people from all over the world
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElderHomeSharing.com announced today its confidential matching program is available nationwide. Their exclusive ‘Elder Elves Preferences Questionnaire’ of 50+ fun, yet selective, questions matches elder singles desiring homes to share with other elder singles having homes to share.
CORNELIUS, N.C. – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Communication is the foundation for an incredible life at work, with friends, and especially at home. That’s why so many baby boomers are turning to HearPod 32X to power up their hearing. Baby boomers have a reputation for expecting the best and many will not settle for less. However, cost can sometimes interfere when purchasing a quality hearing aid.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Apr. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor (ADBC) will be passing a resolution at an upcoming meeting at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Herndon, VA on April 13; it will address the grievances of misconduct by the Japanese military for their brutal treatment of POWs and to the many Japanese companies that placed POWs into slavery during World War II.
KIRKLAND, Wash. – Mar. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, announced a campaign to bring long term care protection to members of America’s second-largest ethnic group, Hispanics. ‘Our Hispanic citizens, like everyone else, need long term care insurance,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO.
GILBERTSVILLE, Pa. – Mar. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine being tormented by searing pain every hour of every day. Consider what it would be like to endure a burning sensation so intense that the most potent pain relievers on the market are completely ineffective, leaving you with the feeling that your body is actually on fire. While this may sound like a movie description of Hell, it is a small glimpse of the real life suffering of Lindsay Spengler.
GRAND MARAIS, Minn. – Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hope for snow and look for pink at this year’s John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. In an effort to raise awareness for breast cancer the Blacks from Black Magic Kennels started a dog adoption program. They have partnered with Susan Prom of Pink Paddles and through their partnership they hope to raise $1200 for the National Breast Care Foundation.
CAZENOVIA, N.Y. – Dec. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alan Rothschild is passionate about patent models, the miniature scale pieces that were once a requirement for any inventor seeking a patent. His love for these historically significant relics is so strong that he transformed the lakefront home that he shares with his wife, Ann, and their dog, Moxie, in this upstate New York village into a museum.
Longest Handcuffed Swim: Filmmaker Breaks World Record – Online Casino Sponsors Event to Help Raise Money for Charity
KOH KTEAH, Cambodia – Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino famous for their unusual and often outrageous advertising campaigns, has done it again by sponsoring Canadian director Matt Frame’s record-breaking feat for the world’s longest handcuffed swim.
SUNRISE, Fla. – Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The holiday season is quickly approaching. For some, plans are in motion to visit elderly family members. But if it has been a while since you last visited, you might be shocked at how much they have aged, concerned about their continued safety and well-being and motivated to do something about it, say the folks at Interim HealthCare.
KIRKLAND, WA – Aug. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today a first-place and four second-place winners were announced for the ‘Over 65, Into Over-Drive’ contest, sponsored by LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. ‘Everybody had fun and the top entries certainly met our objective, to undermine the stereotype that over 65 means over the hill,’ says Jonas Roeser, Director of Marketing.
MENLO PARK, CA – Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While Hurricane Katrina may have long since blown over, the need for emotional healing continues for those who survived this country’s largest natural disaster. With thousands of people forced to relocate into new environments within unfamiliar communities, and others returning to their homes only to find their friends and social structures long gone, many survivors continue to feel isolated, depressed, and alone in their struggle to rebuild their lives. August 29 marks the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Transitions Expert, Dr. Carol McClelland, cautions anyone who was directly involved in Hurricane Katrina – from the survivors, to their friends and relatives, to the rescue workers and the media – to be on the lookout for what psychologists call, ‘The Anniversary Reaction.’
Former Obese Man Seeking Participation From Corporate and Public Sponsors to Take on the Marathon Des Sables
OZONE PARK, NY – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A once rotund, obese man from Ozone Park, New York is entering the Marathon Des Sables to spark public awareness about obesity. The 2007 Marathon Des Sables is a 145 mile endurance race that is said to be the toughest footrace on earth. The race is held March 23 to April 2, 2007 in the southern Moroccan Sahara desert. Jonathan Stark, 35, is currently training for the Marathon Des Sables and is inviting corporate and public sponsors to participate in the next leg of his personal weight loss adventure.
Chicago-area Businesswoman Wants to Donate 50,000 Millennium-Edition Newspapers to a Non-Profit Group for Use as a Fund Raiser
HIGHLAND PARK, IL – May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet executive Sue Cohn of Highland Park, Illinois has been holding on to a cache of 50,000 new and uncirculated January 1, 2000 newspapers; most of them are the Chicago Tribune with a few thousand New York Times, Financial Times of London and USA Today also included in the lot. Her late husband purchased the newspapers in 2000 with the future intent of selling them online and in stores after they appreciated in value years later. In fact, most of the major city Millennium edition newspapers have already increased in value — and are selling on eBay and other Websites anywhere from $5 to $20 each.
Medication Compliance Could Save Billions – MemoText(R) Adds Voice Reminder Calls to System to Help Patients Remember
TORONTO, ON – Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When it comes to health related therapies, compliance is an issue for millions of Americans. Whether it’s forgetting to take a daily pill for birth control or cholesterol, testing blood glucose levels for diabetes, or heart or HIV medications we all have the tendency to forget. MemoText(R) from Enterprising Vision Inc. now offers reminder services to any telephone, landline or cellular phone in order to accommodate, and integrate into, the lifestyle of the patient.
Contest Seeks New Image for Longer-Living Americans; Following Census Bureau Report of Improving Health, Seniors Will Submit Age-defying, Un-wimpy Activities
KIRKLAND, WA – Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 65 no longer means over the hill, but old stereotypes remain, according LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. To change perceptions, they are running a contest to show just how alive and capable today’s seniors really are.
Human Rights Protestors Create World’s First Velvet Muhammad; Velvet Prophet Paintings Given to Radical Islamic Groups
NEW YORK, NY – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With or without fluorescent paint, few things are as quintessentially kitschy as black velvet paintings. But many political leaders in Europe and the United States seem to agree with the Pope and the Islamic community that free speech is what’s truly out of style. In response to this officially endorsed cultural intimidation, an international group of brave human rights activists, known as the Velvet Prophet People, have created the Velvet Muhammad to demonstrate that ‘free speech is never in poor taste.’
DESTIN, FL – Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Community Clubs, Inc. today announced its national launch of LapDog Club, the first international social network featuring free membership, local activities and online fun for lovers of all pure and mixed small-dog breeds (average 20 pounds or less).
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jay ‘Patch’ Platt, a retired U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant, from Jacksonville, NC, completed what many have said is an impossible feat today. On the morning of Nov. 7, he swam the 1 1/2 mile distance from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco with his hands and feet tied, becoming one of only three people in history to have completed the crossing.
ATLANTA, GA – Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The hurricanes that struck several Southern states, coupled with higher gasoline and natural gas prices as winter arrives, are ‘giving a double punch to seniors, one of the country’s most vulnerable groups,’ says National Association for Senior Concerns founder and Chairman Jerry L. Barton.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jay ‘Patch’ Platt, a retired U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant, today announced that on November 7th, 2005, at 8:30 am, he will attempt to swim the 1 1/2 mile distance from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park in San Francisco with his hands and feet tied, in order to raise awareness and support for wounded marines.
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. – Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘I’m looking into starting a U.S. research center for Crystal Photography, and Big Bear Lake is one of the possibilities,’ announced Dr. Masaru Emoto to the wide-eyed residents at a seminar at Northwoods Resort on Monday. After showing the microscopic crystals from frozen water in many cities, as well as pristine and holy places around the world, he told them, ‘You should be proud of the beautiful clear crystals in your water.’
BELLINGHAM, WA – Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnify OutLoud(tm), from Colligo Corporation, overcomes the reticence of computer use by our seniors. The senior user is the fastest growing segment of the computer industry. However, over 25% of our seniors have either low vision problems in seeing the screen or reluctance to use assistive technology software to magnify the screen.
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Aidpage, Inc. announces the launch of a free online locator service for people missing as a consequence of Hurricane Katrina. The virtual family reuniting point contains searchable and interactive personal web pages for hundreds of thousands of people separated or missing as a result of Hurricane Katrina.
Former Pentagon Research Fellow Studies the Atomic Structure of Materials, at the University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
NORFOLK, VA – August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr., a former United States Pentagon research fellow, spent part of his summer (2005) at the University of Alabama (UAT), in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, studying the atomic, ionic, and crystallic structure of materials. The program was an intense three-week program designed to give HBCU mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering faculty a close-up, and hands-on, look at metallurgical and materials engineering research.
KIRKLAND, Wash. – June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Americans worry about being incapacitated for long periods, they should head straight to their bank or brokerage office. This odd-seeming advice comes from LTC Financial Partners LLC, the nation’s leading long-term care insurance brokerage representing multiple carriers. ‘Today, health care is about the money, not just health,’ says Dan Cahn, Senior Vice President of Business Development. ‘And the biggest financial risk is long-term care, which can drain off all your assets — everything you’ve accumulated over a lifetime.’
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet casino GoldenPalace.com has come forward as the generous bidder who recently paid $650,000 in an auction hosted by www.charityfolks.com for the right to name the new species of monkey discovered in western Bolivia’s Madidi National Park by Dr. Robert Wallace of the Wildlife Conservation Society.
MEADOWS PLACE, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ — TexSigns, Inc. (TSI) has announced that by the end of March, 2005, construction will be completed on a wing in the new Meadow Place Senior Village. This will fulfill a long sought after goal to achieve true accessibility in housing according to ADA guidelines. Located in Meadows Place, Texas, which is in the southwest corridor of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, the project is the only one of its kind.
LAS VEGAS, NV /Send2Press Newswire/ — Freedom is the cornerstone of our American values. Many courageous men and women in this great nation have made a choice to join the active duty military, the National Guard, or the Reserves to guard and protect freedom for all of us. All Americans have a choice to help support these heroes, regardless of how we feel about the war, through the programs offered by the Nevada Benefits Foundation.
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