Navigation Links
Stroudsburg PA Woman Earns Governor's Achievement Award as 'Direct Care Worker of the Year'
Date:5/6/2009

HERSHEY, Pa., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cari Medinas of Stroudsburg today received the first Direct Care Worker of the Year award, presented by Secretary of Aging John Michael Hall during the Governor's Achievement Awards ceremony at the PA Partners Conference.

"It is very appropriate to honor Cari Medinas for her selfless efforts. Her duties are demanding and provide her clients with essential support services," Hall said. "The important work done by Cari and all workers in this field is worthy of our thanks and appreciation."

An employee of Private Home Care Services, Inc., Medinas cares for a bed-bound woman with severe disabilities, as well as the woman's husband, who suffers from debilitating dementia and other problems. Her excellent attendance record and high level of care for her clients contributed to her being named for this award.

Subcontractors of the 52 Area Agencies on Aging or Medical Assistance-enrolled aging waiver providers who provide home- and community-based services were invited to nominate direct care workers for the award.

For more information about the Department of Aging, visit www.aging.state.pa.us.

    CONTACT:  Jane Crawford
    (717) 783-1549


'/>"/>
SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Pro-Life Spokeswoman Objects to FDA Approval of Morning-After Pill for Minors Without Prescription
2. First Woman President of the AVMA to Speak at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine's 2009 Graduation
3. Whats That Smell? Ask a Woman, Not a Man
4. A womans nose knows body odor
5. Recovery Resources to Honor Ulmer & Berne Attorney Inajo Davis Chappell with the Helen K. Jones Woman of Strength Memorial Award
6. Karen Winnick Appointed Chairwoman of Winnick Family Foundation
7. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Applaud Congresswoman McCarthys Legislation to Require Insurance Coverage for Children With Congenital Deformities
8. China Yingxia International, Inc.s chairwoman and CEO is in talks with investors in China
9. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Applaud Congresswoman McCarthys Resolution Raising Awareness of Preventable Facial Trauma During Sports Activities
10. Healthcare Businesswomens Association Announces 2009 Woman of the Year, Dr. Deborah Dunsire, President and CEO of Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company
11. Womans Day Presents the Sixth Annual Red Dress Awards Honoring Women Making Strides in the Fight Against Heart Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) ... will receive two significant new grants to support its work to advance research ... anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work in fighting ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, CA is excited to announce ... program to drive cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments. Comfort Keepers ... of life and ongoing independence. Getting to and from medical treatments is one ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... at the Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, ... journal articles published in Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... is actively feeding the Frederick area economy by obtaining investment capital for emerging ... the past 2½ years that have already resulted in more than a million ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Today, MTI-GlobalStem, a provider of ... other difficult to transfect cells, announces its launch of the PluriQ™ G9™ Gene ... System is a complete system for culturing and transfecting human pluripotent stem ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... their offering. The current ... environment for MedImmune to enter. The US ageing population creates ... drive considerable growth for effective anti-influenza medications. The introduction of ... but development is still in its infancy. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , June 23, 2016 ... 9:00 a.m. CST on Thursday, July 7, 2016 , , ... kayla.belcher@frost.com ) , , , , EXPERT PANELISTS:  ... Sciences, Nitin Naik; Senior Industry Analyst, Christi Bird; Senior Industry Analyst, ... The global pharmaceutical industry is witnessing ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... BOGOTA, Colombia , June 23, 2016  Astellas today announced the establishment of Astellas Farma Colombia ... the company,s second affiliate in Latin America . ... ... Farma Colombia ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: