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RALEIGH, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Senior living community TerraBella Northridge earned a top spot in the first-ever Best Senior Living rankings by U.S. News & World Report, winning in the Best Memory Care category. The 2022-2023 Best Senior Living guide is a debut offering from U.S. News & World Report, itself the foremost global authority in health ratings and consumer advice, attracting more than 50 million visitors per month.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Senior living community TerraBella Spartanburg earned a top spot in the first-ever Best Senior Living rankings by U.S. News & World Report, winning in the Best Memory Care category. The 2022-2023 Best Senior Living guide is a debut offering from U.S. News & World Report, itself the foremost global authority in health ratings and consumer advice, attracting more than 50 million visitors per month.
Active Independent Living community The Welstone At Mission Crossing earned a top honor in the first-ever Best Senior Living rankings
MISSION, Kan. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Active Independent Living community The Welstone At Mission Crossing earned a top honor in the first-ever Best Senior Living rankings by U.S. News & World Report, winning in the Best Independent Living category. The 2022-2023 Best Senior Living guide is a debut offering from U.S. News & World Report.
‘The World According to Bess’ is a comedic memoir about mother-daughter relationships by Bonnie Lorber Habyan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- How can you honor a lifetime of quirky, funny and off-color perspectives from your beloved but aging mom? If you're Bonnie Lorber Habyan, you gather all those moments, write them into a hilarious book and launch it on her 91st birthday. Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is proud to be releasing "The World According to Bess: A Funny, Unfiltered Memoir of Life Lessons from My 90-Year-Old Mom."
COLUMBUS, Ohio /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Westerwood has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2022 honor by Columbus C.E.O. Magazine. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Aldersgate Life Plan Community announced today that they will be participating with their community of residents, staff as well as their overarching community in the Welcoming America Conference being held in Charlotte, North Carolina on May 18-20, 2022.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Aldersgate Life Plan Community announced today that they won Charlotte Magazine's Best of the Best award for 2022, recognizing them as the best senior living community in town by the voters in Charlotte.
Leading Virtual Speech Therapy Company, Great Speech, Strengthens Nationwide Presence with Medicare Enrollment
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Great Speech Inc., a national virtual speech therapy company committed to improving health equity for America's underserved seniors, today announced its affiliated clinical group Great Therapy Group LLC, has significantly increased the breadth and depth of its provider network nationwide by receiving its own Medicare number.
Colorado Optometric Association offers Steps to Improve Independence When Living with Visual Impairment in 2022
DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Colorado Optometric Association (COA) and 2020 Eyes Colorado are speaking out about how to improve independence and quality of life when experiencing permanent vision loss. 2020 Eyes Colorado is the COA's eye health public awareness initiative to promote healthy eyes and vision across the state throughout the year.
Alliance Group launched their fifth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month, observed throughout the month of January 2022
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Alliance Group launched their fifth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month, or LBAM, to be observed throughout the month of January 2022. The industry-wide campaign, which takes place each January, aims to educate consumers on the importance of owning Living Benefits life insurance and the role it plays in protecting families' financial security.
Aldersgate Kicks Off Their Guardian Angel Fund Campaign in Charlotte NC to Provide Residents with Confidence for Life’s Unexpected Turns
CHARLOTTE, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Aldersgate announces the celebration of its Annual Guardian Angel Tree offering, which lets donors dedicate a wooden angel ornament in honor of someone special. The Angel Tree is one way the community raises funds for the Guardian Angel Fund, which was created to give residents confidence through life's unexpected turns.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Aldersgate is thrilled to host their Annual Festival of Lights driving tour on their campus on Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. This free event showcases thousands of twinkling lights, and visitors are encouraged to roll the windows down, wave at residents and listen to local musicians.
‘True Joy for the Retired’ book reveals breakthrough in unleashing the power of appreciation, love and inclusion between generations
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Paulina Kay has released a new book entitled "True Joy for the Retired, A Holistic Approach to Spreading the Love to Our Forgotten Elderly" (ISBN: 978-1773710075). It shows the young and old how to overcome: the deeply rooted Disconnection between generations; the often heartbreaking loneliness and hopelessness of the elderly; and the fear about getting older.
SEATTLE, Wash. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 3rdPlus launches today with a mission to make aging better and help break societal and internalized ageist stereotypes by offering transformational services to support communities that serve today's modern elders.
Drink HRW reports on new randomized, placebo controlled clinical trial that followed elderly participants for 6 months
COQUITIAM, B.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Aging is a reality that we all deal with, with age-related diseases creating a massive burden on our healthcare system. Now, Drink HRW reports that a new randomized, placebo controlled clinical trial that followed elderly participants for 6 months, published online October 1st in Experimental Gerontology, explains that high doses of hydrogen water (HRW), delivered via hydrogen tablets, could be an effective strategy at improving multiple age-related measurements and outcomes in an elderly population.
COLUMBUS, Ohio /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Westerwood Senior Living community is hosting a Blueberries & The Blues summer concert from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday, August 13, 2021, featuring local blues artist Hurricane Jerry Loos. Relax in the shade while you listen to low-down blues and celebrate the Columbus blueberry season with chilled blueberry limoncello cocktails and tasty treats created by Westerwood's Chef Marshall.
COLUMBUS, Ohio /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Westerwood Life Care community is hosting two fun events for you and your pets. The Dog Days of Summer celebration includes a parade and a chance to cuddle therapy dogs and adopt furry friends. The free Pet Communication webinar will show you how to have a real heart-to-heart conversation with your pet.
PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the needs of seniors, adults with disabilities, and their families, announced an official rebrand to Empowered Aging.
Westerwood Life Care’s Free Virtual Hear Better Class 2021 Offers Insights, Tips and Tech Solutions to Help Manage Hearing Loss
COLUMBUS, Ohio /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Westerwood Life Care community is offering a free, virtual "Hear Better" class in honor of May's Better Hearing and Speech Month. Dr. Kelly Tremblay and Dr. Margaret Wallhagen will review high-tech, low-cost solutions to help manage hearing loss in everyday conversations.
SANTA ANA, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Town & Country Life Plan community is offering a free, virtual "Hear Better" event in honor of May's Better Hearing and Speech Month. Dr. Kelly Tremblay and Dr. Margaret Wallhagen will share affordable solutions to help manage hearing loss in everyday conversations.
BALTIMORE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- AARP Maryland invites community organizations and local governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Community Challenge grant program, now through April 14. Grants fund quick-action projects that can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand or tens of thousands for larger projects.
COLUMBUS, Ohio /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Westerwood (formerly Friendship Village Columbus) is launching its new brand this week. While the name will change, the commitment to excellence for their Senior Living community will continue with the same great top-rated team, same non-profit status, and the same friendly residents.
Aviv Clinics: Today’s Medical Advancements Treat the Aging Brain, Offering Active, Independent and Redefining Retirement Era
SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Despite U.S. Baby Boomers having the longest life expectancy in history, their brains are aging at a faster rate than previous generations, according to a recent Ohio State University nationwide study. The feared complexities of living an increasingly longer life - but with a quickly declining brain - is evitable for those able and willing to invest in advanced treatments, such as the Aviv Medical Program.
SUNDERLAND, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- With its mission to put the bounce back into older men's skin, Old Guy Skincare™ LLC introduces its first two all-natural skincare products to the American market. Founded by three "old guys," the new Massachusetts-based company offers a simple two-step program to help refresh and rejuvenate men's skin that's "been there and done that."
YogaFit Offers ‘Aging in Reverse’ Course for 55+ with Modified Chair Exercises as Coronavirus Closes Physical Gyms
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Back by popular demand Wellness expert Beth Shaw's organization, YogaFit, for which she is the CEO and founder, is starting a new course, Aging In Reverse, which is for the older adult population looking to stay in great health. The 8-week course starts December 11, with a free YogaFit chair class on Wednesday, December 9 at 5 pm EST to kick off the course.
TOWSON, Md., Nov. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The inventor of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, Katherine Miles, explains that this seemingly-simple product-essentially, two pieces of slippery fabric-has proven to be a key part of a continuum of care for seniors with limited mobility and for persons recovering from injury or surgery.
MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc, the leading technology-enabled platform for companionship & assistance for older adults & families, today announced it has been selected by Reliance Medicare Advantage to provide services beginning January 1, 2021 to their Michigan HMO population in order to enhance their quality of life through the eradication of social isolation and loneliness.
Senior Living Foresight founder Steve Moran Shares Leadership Guidance in His New Book, ‘Lead Don’t Manage’
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Senior Living Foresight announced today that the Founder and Publisher Steve Moran, an industry pundit, shares his leadership philosophies in his newly published book, "Lead Don't Manage" (ISBN: 978-1734686401). His company is a content creation platform assisting providers to operate excellent senior housing communities.
SALEM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Earlier this year, Rosaleen Doherty & Jay Kenney, co-owners of Right at Home Boston and North based in Salem, Massachusetts, were honored by the Right at Home national organization with the 2019 Highest Annual Multi-Territory Revenue Award. With over 400 offices under the Right at Home system each year, the Boston and North franchise was recognized as the top revenue-producing Right at Home among the US for owners with multiple units.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumer Advocates for RFCE (Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly) Reform (CARR), a San Diego-based nonprofit, announces it is closing its doors effective October 31, 2020. Founded in 2009, CARR has been California's only consumer advocacy organization focused exclusively on residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs), working to improve the aging experience through advocacy and education.
AARP Maryland Honors Local Commitment to Community Service including 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award
BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AARP Maryland is honoring three exceptional Marylanders aged 50-plus for their volunteerism and commitment to service. The awards were formally presented this afternoon before nearly 80 guests at a virtual ceremony.
MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa and Lotsa Helping Hands, two companies dedicated to providing seniors and patients living at home with support and caregiving assistance, are ensuring that these individuals continue to have the support they need amidst the pandemic's impact on the ability of working caregivers to stay at home.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, Calif. Launches Friendly Visiting and Telephone Reassurance Program Initiative
PLEASANT HILL, Calif., July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano, and Alameda today announces the launch of the Friendly Visiting and Telephone Reassurance Program in Solano County funded by the Napa Solano Area Agency on Aging. This new initiative is designed to provide and maintain individual connection with homebound seniors and prevent isolation, a precursor to abuse.
TOWSON, Md., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The inventor of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, Katherine Miles, was interviewed recently on the Happy Healthy Caregiver podcast, where she shared her experience as a caregiver and how that led to the creation of the Ruby Slipper.
BALTIMORE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) ---AARP Maryland is continuing to accept nominations for its 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honor a Marylander over the age of 50, who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2020.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, Together with Collaborative Partners, Distributes Free PPE to Facilities
PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda today announces the upcoming free drive-through PPE distribution to Alameda County facilities on Friday, June 26, 2020.
TOWSON, Md., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Katherine Miles, creator of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, explained why this simple device is a surprisingly effective part of a continuum of care for persons who have suffered a loss of mobility.
Maryland Media Advisory: Officials and Non-Profits Unite to Combat Elder Financial Abuse – PROTECT Week 2020
BALTIMORE, Md., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Media Advisory -- AARP Maryland announces Press Conference announcing PROTECT Week (Preventing Older Americans From Financial Exploitation) Statewide Public Education Campaign, Monday, June 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. ET.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Launches 2020 Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series
PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since the coronavirus pandemic began, it has changed the world, our community, and the elder care industry as we know it. Given the immense impact on seniors and older disabled adults, it is more important than ever to support our elder community care systems. Taking the lead in addressing these issues is Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda with the launch of their 12-month Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series.
PALM BEACH, Fla., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Silver Solutions, a company specializing in helping older adults and their families live safer, less stressful lives wherever they call home, today released a new downloadable infographic entitled “What to do with Mom’s Home after she passes” for posting or sharing.
AVENTURA, Fla., May 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Elder Solutions Law Firm, PA has released a new service for Seniors in response to COVID-19. The service is called the Senior Kit, and it focuses on basic estate planning for seniors.
Car Seat Mobility Device Born of Necessity: how to help aging parents stay active and living a full life
TOWSON, Md., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Katherine Miles, creator of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, shares that for this product, which allows persons with limited mobility to enter and exit a car with ease, necessity was truly the mother of invention. Miles was faced with a common dilemma: how to help her aging parent stay active and living a full life.
BALTIMORE, Md., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AARP Maryland is warning of a new scheme targeting Maryland's Hispanic/Latino communities. A fraudulent Bitcoin website is targeting and enticing new investors with the false hope of financial gain, combined with threats to report those with undocumented status.
TOWSON, Md., April 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ruby Slipper, LLC, announces that the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, a deceptively simple product that grew out of a common frustration, has become a comfortable and affordable solution to a problem faced by many persons with limited mobility: the inability to enter and exit a car. The Ruby Slipper re-opens the door to more freedom and mobility.
MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc, a Miami-based company that brings college students and older adults together, is providing wellbeing checks for isolated members, in partnership with AvMed.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Issues Statement on COVID-19 Outbreak at Orinda Facility
PLEASANT HILL, Calif., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At least 49 people test positive for the novel coronavirus at Orinda nursing home. "We are saddened to find out about the situation at the Orinda Care Center, where it has been reported 27 residents and 22 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19," says Nicole Howell, executive director of Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda.
Kroger Houston, Mattress Mack and Mayor Sylvester Turner Announce Partnership on Senior Needs Drive for 10,000 Seniors
HOUSTON, Texas, March 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kroger Company (NYSE: KR) along with Mattress Mack of Gallery Furniture and Mayor Turner announced their partnership to feed over 10,000 seniors in need.
Push Button Care Mobilizes Certified Senior Advisors Across the USA to Provide a Local Response Team
MILPITAS, Calif., March 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Push Button Care, a division of OverSightMD Inc., has mobilized Certified Senior Advisors nationwide to bring its special support services directly to vulnerable seniors concerned about staying independent while facing the current health crisis and beyond.
OverSightMD activates self-quarantine support service for vulnerable seniors and employees during pandemic
MILPITAS, Calif., March 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OverSightMD Inc., headquartered in Milpitas, California, has activated a self-quarantine support service through its existing Push Button Care division. The purpose is to apply our Push Button Care senior health monitoring program to meet the health monitoring needs of the medically vulnerable or others who may need to self-quarantine during the COVID-19 outbreak.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zanthion, an AI-powered digital health company that provides technology solutions for home healthcare, senior group living, and remote patient monitoring, was recently chosen as a Top 10 Home Healthcare Solution Provider by Healthcare Tech Outlook, a print platform offering healthcare decision makers critical information on adopting, innovating and building new programs and approaches to enhance their capability to provide care.
MIAMI, Fla., March 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa, a nationwide provider for older adults and families announced today its partnership with Competitive Health, Inc. (CHI) to provide employer groups and associations across the country with companionship, transportation, technology assistance, and light household chores.
BURTONSVILLE, Md., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Census Bureau, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker and AARP Maryland State President Jim Campbell Join Forces to promote senior participation in upcoming 2020 Decennial Census.
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brain Cares has announced the launch of its new website - BrainCares.com. With a mission to "Make Dementia a Memory," Brain Cares helps people practice lifestyle behaviors that are known to promote brain health.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- UpsideHōM has officially launched in the United States. The fully managed, shared living concept for senior citizens is an entirely new approach to senior living. The company utilizes standalone single-family homes in lively neighborhoods and provides a turnkey and frictionless living experience for those who desire simplified living, later in life.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chad Anfinson is Zanthion's newest recruit who has accepted the role of Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer. Chad comes to Zanthion by way of the Senior Living Industry. He began his career in the late 90's as the sales leader for newly constructed Assisted Living Communities in Florida.
‘Death Sentence’ by Eviction for 88-Year Old Disabled Widow? L.A. Judge Denies Her Request to Stay Execution
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge has cleared the way for the L.A. County Sheriff to evict 88-year old Dorothy Green from her own Brentwood Home of 13 years as soon as Monday morning (February 3). Dorothy's doctor says the eviction is likely to cause serious and potentially fatal harm to Dorothy's health. And her attorney, Larry J. Caldwell, contends the eviction is illegal.
Lift and Care Systems Offers an Annual Inspection Program for Group Homes, Day Programs and Care Centers
LAKEVILLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Durable medical equipment such as ceiling lift systems and other patient transfer devices, pool lifts, chair lifts for stairs and platform lifts for group homes, day programs and care centers get a lot of use - a lot more use than your average residential home installation, says Lift & Care Systems.
MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc., a nationwide provider for seniors and caregivers announced today its newest partnership with Priority Health. Papa will provide "Grandkids On-Demand" for Priority Health's PriorityMedicare Edge and PriorityMedicare Ideal Medicare Advantage plan members.
MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and caregivers nationwide, announced today its partnership with Alignment Healthcare to provide "Grandkids On-Demand" for qualifying members of its Medicare Advantage plans. A soft launch kicked off in Los Angeles on Sept. 1, 2019, with expansion to additional membership on Jan. 1, 2020.
MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and caregivers nationwide announced today its newest partnership with Higi, a healthcare technology company that operates a nationwide network of Smart Health Stations. Papa Members can now visit Higi's 10,000 stations, publicly available at grocery, pharmacy, and other community locations with assistance in transportation and technology usage from a Papa Pal.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Producer/Director Victoria Marie of "Gray is The New Blonde," an award-winning and inspiring documentary about the outdated views and attitudes towards women with gray hair has perfectly captured the current zeitgeist of women worldwide owning their beautiful gray hair. The movie, which has already won 3 awards, will have its world premiere on Jan. 23, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announced today that it is partnering with Papa, a nationwide provider of senior services, to offer Florida Blue members in select Medicare Advantage plans assistance with transportation, house chores, companionship and other senior support services.
MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OverSightMD is expanding its Push Button Care service with two new exciting products for Family Caregivers. A family caregiver support package and a family caregiver assistant are now part of the Push Button Care lineup of aging in place support solutions.
MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and Medicare Advantage Members, announced today its collaboration with Aetna, a CVS Health company. Papa connects local college students, known as "Papa Pals," to older adults who need help with companionship, house chores and technology lessons.
MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Push Button Care network by OverSightMD provides comprehensive aging in place support and care coordination for older adults nationwide. Every day 10,000 people are turning 65 years old and are faced with aging in place decisions.
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