Saturday, February 8, 2014

Is Your Caregiver A Family Member?

Is your caregiver a family member? (via Repost Video News)

Is your caregiver a family member?

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Mesothelioma Center's Website

Asbestos fibres - a single fibre is believed t...
Asbestos fibres - a single fibre is believed to cause mesothelioma (Photo credit: Wikipedia) is a website and advocacy group that helps the victims of asbestos exposure and their loved ones. We connect our visitors with the resources they need to understand and fight asbestos-related disease, all at no cost. We research the latest data about asbestos and asbestos-related diseases to ensure an accurate, up-to-date site, and we maintain relationships with doctors and cancer centers to promote patient access to cutting-edge treatment.

Our free services include: providing literature on asbestos and related diseases; providing access to our on-staff nurse; matching patients up with qualified doctors in their area; managing a support group for asbestos victims and their families; helping veterans receive VA benefits for asbestos diseases; educating the public about Social Security disability and legal options; and much more. is part of the mesothelioma community, which has a blend of for-profit and not-for-profit websites and companies occupying it. We are a for-profit company. The site is owned by AMAG, LLC, based in Orlando and sponsored by The Peterson Firm. We think we do good work, much like other for-profit companies: Walt Disney World, Starbucks, UPS and Whole Foods. We like the fact that we're a business because we feel it gives us more opportunities to help people. Although we do understand the stigma that sometimes comes with a for-profit company, we are proud of the work we do and we trust the feedback of our users.
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US Has the World’s Least Flexible Workplaces

Family Values? US Has the World’s Least Flexible Workplaces (via Moyers & Company)
The phrase “family values” has become a proxy for a suite of policy preferences championed by the religious right. But what would a set of policies that truly reflected the value of American families look like? A good place to begin in creating…