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WorkingCaregiver Semi-finalist for Al Marks Inventive Mind Grant From Idea Cafe

Posted Aug 26 2008 4:27pm Semi-finalist for Al Marks Inventive Mind Grant From Idea Cafe

AUSTIN TX/EWORLDWIRE/July 23, 2007 --- is a grant semi-finalists of's $1000 Al Marks Inventive Mind Grant. is a bright and innovative site delivering products, resources, and professional services to family caregivers juggling work, life, and elder care for aging parents.

Aging in America is driving employers' cost of lost production to over $33 billion, according to a MetLife study, due to absenteeism, work-day interruptions, and leave of absence. Family caregivers across America are arriving to work late, leaving early, or not showing up at all due to the stress and challenges of elder care demands.'s strategy is to help with the three hardest problems for family caregivers:

1. Finding time for self

2. Balancing work & family responsibilities

3. Balancing physical and emotional stress

The field of semi-finalists for this grant will be reduced to finalists and the winner will be determined by the vote of's 32,000 members worldwide and announced online on August 15, 2007, Idea Cafe's 12th anniversary online. plans to add more online functionality serving family caregivers, helping them find balance and support.

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