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Elder Care Expert Doctor Marion(R) Launches Comprehensive Online Resource For Baby Boomers Caring For Loved Ones: www.doctormarion.com

Elder Care Expert Doctor Marion(R) Launches Comprehensive Online Resource For Baby Boomers Caring For Loved Ones: www.doctormari

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctor Marion(R), a leading elder care expert, today announced the launch of http://www.doctormarion.com/ -- the most comprehensive online destination available for the baby boomer generation and other caregivers to access free elder care information and support. With interactive content, tips, message boards, and more, the web site offers a complete, ongoing resource for caregivers to become self-reliant, confident, and independent while caring for an elderly relative or loved one.

Doctor Marion -- aka Marion Somers, Ph.D. -- puts a friendly face on elder care, which can be a confusing and difficult topic for many. An experienced geriatric care manager and elder care expert, Doctor Marion has counseled thousands of clients in 30+ years of private practice - and is the first expert of her kind to offer complete, direct access to her knowledge and experience via the web. She is also the author of the upcoming book, "Elder Care Made Easier(R): Doctor Marion's 10 Steps to Help You Care for an Aging Loved One," to be released by Addicus Books this fall.

With more than 22 million Americans providing care for an elderly loved one, Pew Internet Research recently reported that baby boomers were twice as likely as younger or older adults to have a parent or parents who need help handing their affairs. At the same time, the over-55 community has become the fastest rising demographic of Internet users, according to Jupiter Research. Doctor Marion's goal is to meet these users online, and provide them with easily accessible information and tools to better deal with the challenges of elder care -- while managing their own retirement plans, child care concerns, and personal health and aging issues.

"We're seeing the growing trend of baby boomers and seniors heading online to find relevant, quality information and advice about the issues they face, particularly in their retirement years," said Evan Heltay, President of RetirementHomes.com (http://www.retirementhomes.com/), whose own web site, which targets the boomer demographic all the way to 65+, averages 200,000 hits per month. "DoctorMarion.com has great appeal to this audience, offering a well- designed, easy-to-navigate resource with a multitude of insightful tips and helpful information that caregivers can really put to good use."

Doctor Marion's resources are developed specifically to inform and educate caregivers about their situation, and help make the elder care experience a positive one for everyone involved. The content-rich DoctorMarion.com web site includes a wide range of free, downloadable tools including: a "Doctor Marion 101" tip sheet; dozens of "Ask Doctor Marion" articles; a comprehensive elder care resource guide with over 100 links; and 20 downloadable "Doctor Marion Minute" MP3 audio segments.

"I've heard thousands of personal stories, and understand first-hand the many highs and lows that come with caring for an elderly parent or relative -- especially for the baby boomers, who face the unique challenge of balancing their own needs with those of both their parents and their children," said Doctor Marion. "The message I reinforce with all of my clients is that you are not alone, and that there are many simple steps you can take that can make your caregiving experience a more manageable and pleasant journey. The web site as well as the book are designed to provide direct access to this information and advice for anyone, anywhere."

About Doctor Marion

With over 30 years of experience as a geriatric care manager, consultant, lecturer, professor, and caregiver to thousands, Marion Somers, Ph.D. (Doctor Marion) is a nationally recognized expert in elder care topics, trends, and solutions. Through her comprehensive web site, DoctorMarion.com, and upcoming book, "Elder Care Made Easier: Doctor Marion's 10 Steps to Help You Care for an Aging Loved One," Doctor Marion puts a friendly face on elder care, and is the first expert of her kind to provide widespread access to answers for the millions of caregivers facing the difficult task of caring for an elderly loved one. For more information, visit http://www.doctormarion.com/.

About Elder Health Resources of America

Elder Health Resources of America, the parent company of DoctorMarion.com, is a New York City-based corporation that was founded to meet the increasing demand for elder care information and services nationwide. The company's mission is to provide expert practical advice, solutions, and products for the millions of people who care for an elderly loved one. Elder Health Resources of America is the first company to develop media properties that address elder care topics targeted toward the baby boomer caregiver population.

Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link. Dr. Marion Somers http://www.profnet.com/ud_public.jsp?userid=10031437

Doctor Marion

CONTACT: Ilana Zalika, Resound Marketing for Doctor Marion,
+1-877-505-2258 x901 or [email protected]

Web site: http://www.doctormarion.com/

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