San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2009
Caring.com is pleased to announce a partnership with CareTrust Publications, publisher of The Comfort of Home® series of caregiver guides. The new partnership will allow Caring.com to provide high quality, user-friendly information from CareTrust's award winning step by step guides to caregiving, addressing care information in specific clinical conditions.
"CareTrust has been providing caregivers with easy to understand, practical advice for more than ten years," said Jim Scott, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief, Caring.com. "We're thrilled to offer reliable, trusted information on issues commonly faced by family caregivers."
The Comfort of Home® series will provide Caring.com with information and resources for specific clinical conditions, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, MS, chronic lung disease, liver disease, chronic heart failure, and stroke, all designed to support daily issues in caregiving.
"The millions of family members who provide ongoing care to an aging parent are unsung heroes. We are very happy that caregivers will now have condition-specific caregiver support information at their fingertips--both now and as new health care needs arise--through our partnership with Caring.com," said Maria Meyer, President & Publisher, Care Trust Publications.
Caring.com has quickly become a leading destination for people caring for aging parents, covering all aspects of eldercare, including housing, financial and legal planning, and daily living. The site brings together a unique blend of real-world experience, expert information, and original content to help consumers save time and make more informed decisions about their parents' care.
About CareTrust Publications
Since 1998, CareTrust Publications has published caregiver training and support guides, newsletters, CDs and videos sold to Area Agencies on Aging, hospitals, home care agencies, associations and pharmaceutical companies. In 2008, CareTrust partnered with the European Federation of Neurological Associations to "anglicize" The Comfort of Home® for the UK audience. CareTrust is headquartered in Portland, OR and can be reached at http://www.comfortofhome.com.
Caring.com is a community and content web site that provides people who are caring for aging parents with timesaving information to help them make better decisions. Founded in 2007 by a team of people who have taken care of their own aging parents, Caring.com is a free resource to users and is supported by advertisers. Caring.com is backed by leading venture investors DCM and Split Rock Partners. Caring.com is headquartered in San Mateo, California, and can be reached at http://www.caring.com.