Media Webinar on Caregiving and Seniors - Tomorrow, April 15th at 11:00am EST



    TORONTO, April 14 /CNW/ - Groundbreaking research on major issues
involving family caregivers and the seniors they care for will be revealed in
a Webinar for the Media on April 15, 2009 (tomorrow), at 11 a.m. (EST). The
research study, conducted by home care provider Home Instead Senior Care,
involved surveys with family caregivers and seniors across Canada. The results
indicate some glaring concerns, as well as misconceptions.
    The study, which includes a demographic breakdown about caregivers and
seniors, identifies and ranks the issues of most concern. It examines the
implications and impact involving such things as: proximity of the senior to
the family caregiver, finances, quality of life and stress. The Webinar for
the Media will include a 30-minute presentation on the results of the research
study, followed by a Q&A. Source materials for the media will be available.
Brian Mainwaring and Scott Johnson of Home Instead Senior Care will lead the
Webinar.
    Seniors over age 65 are now the fastest-growing segment in Canada. Our
rapidly aging society has deep implications for families, and this survey
draws attention to major concerns and issues.

    
    WHAT:   Webinar for the Media

    WHEN:   April 15, 2009, at 11 a.m. (EST)

    RSVP:   Mary Ann Freedman
            Freedman & Associates Inc.
            (416) 868-1500 / 1-866-453-6824
            mafreedman@freedmanandassociates.com

    HOW TO
    ACCESS: Participants must sign on separately to audio and web segments of
            the conference.

            Web sign-in: www.readytalk.com - under 'participant login' on the
            left hand corner of the screen, type in 8681500 in the
            'access code' field and then click 'join'. You will be asked to
            input your name, phone number, email and company name before
            joining the session.

            Audio sign-in: Toll-free number 1-866-740-1260, Passcode 8681500
    






For further information:

For further information: Mary Ann Freedman, Freedman & Associates Inc.,
(416) 868-1500/1-866-453-6824, mafreedman@freedmanandassociates.com

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