"Aging in Stride" Update
News and Reviews
Caresource is pleased with the continual positive response to our new book, Aging in Stride. A big thanks goes out to the following reviewers for taking the time to review the book for their readers:
Caring for the Ages (March 2004 issue) The national publication of the American Medical Directors Association stated: "The book provides honest discussion of aging issues, from preventing falls to giving up driving, to do-not-resuscitate orders."
CBS Marketwatch (April 2004) Refers to the book as "the recipe for successful aging."
Seattle Times (April 25, 2004) Review focused on the book's "tips on how to plan ahead, stay connected, and keep moving...."
US Newswire (March, 2004) Press release by Easter Seals: "This guide will be an enormous help for families and professionals alike," says Easter Seals Assistant Vice-President of Adult and Senior Services Jed D. Johnson. "This is one family resource that won't just sit on a shelf. The checklists and worksheets are particularly valuable, enabling individuals to take a proactive approach to their own aging or that of a loved one."
Caregiving Quarterly (Summer 2004) Favorable review includes: "Approaching the senior years of life's journey is brightened remarkably by the uncommonly useful publication...."
Please visit the Aging in Stride Media Center for more reviews and press releases.
New Co-Publishing Partners
Caresource also welcomes the following additions to our list of co-publishing partners. We look forward to working with these groups to bring Aging in Stride to the communities with whom they work. Thank you for your support!
American Seniors Housing Association Members of ASHA are executives involved in the operation, development and finance of the entire spectrum of seniors housing senior apartments, independent living communities, assisted living residences, and continuing care retirement communities. ASHA's membership consists of both for-profit and not-for-profit operators, lenders and investors, and other prominent professionals. The Association's membership owns and/or manages an estimated 500,000 units of seniors housing in the U.S., with properties located in all 50 states, Canada, and Europe. Please visit www.seniorhousing.org.
Washington Health Care Association The Washington Health Care Association (WHCA) is a statewide non-profit organization representing over 330 assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. WHCA's mission is to promote quality long-term health care and services, while serving as an advocate for providers, staff, and the patients and residents they care for. Association members provide health and personal care, social support and housing to 25,000 frail, elderly and disabled Washingtonians each day. About 25,000 employees work for member facilities. For more information, visit www.whca.org.
Vermont Health Care Association The association's membership includes nursing, sub-acute care, adult medical day care, assisted living, comprehensive personal care, and residential health providers. Together, VHCA members serve over 3,500 citizens in Vermont. For more information, call 802-229-5700.