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A Place for Mom, Nation's Largest Senior Care Referral Service, Fills a Gap in Employee Benefits

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 General News J E 4
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SEATTLE, Sept. 17 A Place for Mom, the nation's largestreferral service of senior care options, was recently recognized in a GoodMorning America segment as a free and trusted resource to turn to when anemployer does not offer eldercare assistance as a part of employee benefits.

"Our team of elder care advisors helps 15,000 families a month find avariety of elder care options such as assisted living, nursing homes, homecareand residential care homes," said Pamala Temple, president and founder of APlace for Mom. "Our service is a great resource for caregivers who arejuggling the workload of a job and a loved one. By providing education andresources A Place for Mom helps families make informed decisions about thequality of life for an elderly loved one."

According to Tory Johnson, Workplace Contributor on Good Morning Americaand the CEO of Women For Hire, "There are an estimated 16 million caregiversworking full-time in the U.S., according to MetLife -- so sometimes in theabsence of formal benefits, you must be the one to ask for what you need andwork with your boss to come to an informal arrangement. There are alsosometimes free resources that mirror the same types of benefits offered bysome employers such as A Place for Mom, a free nationwide service for familiesseeking elder care solutions."

You can read the entire Good Morning America article athttp://www.aplaceformom.com/press/GMAarticle.pdf

About A Place for Mom

A Place for Mom is the nation's largest elder care referral networkserving families who are searching for care options for elderly loved ones. APlace for Mom has over 13,000 long-term care communities in its referralnetwork. For more information, visit http://www.aplaceformom.com or call1-877-MOM-DAD9. With over 3,000 users, the company also produces the seniorhousing industry's most widely used lead tracking system, You've Got Leads!For more information, visit http://www.youvegotleads.com or call1-866-333-1716.

SOURCE A Place for Mom
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