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Nation’s Leading Caregiver Support Organization Honored At Community Leadership Award Luncheon

The Barg Family, founders of Today’s Caregiver magazine and Caregiver.com, are to be honored for 17 years of dedication to educating and supporting caregivers by the Bnai Zion Foundation. A tribute luncheon is set for December 8 in Sunny Isles, FL.

PRLog - Nov. 21, 2011 - MIAMI -- Today’s Caregiver magazine, http://www.caregiver.com, the nation’s leading magazine, Web and conference organization for family and professional caregivers since 1995, announced today that the founding family, The Barg Family, will receive The Community Leadership Award by the Bnai Zion Foundation at a tribute luncheon and special needs for children fundraiser on December 8th at the Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort in Sunny Isles, Florida.

“Today’s Caregiver Magazine, http://www.caregiver.com and the Fearless Caregiver Conferences were conceived out of the void of support that existed 17 years ago for family caregivers,” said Gary Barg, Chief Executive Officer of Caregiver Media Group. “When our family was faced with the challenges of caring for my dad and two grandparents, dealing with a wide variety of healthcare challenges, my mother Monica and I decided to help others going through the caregiving process by starting a magazine here in South Florida,” Barg said. “We had no idea that the magazine would grow into such a success and would evolve into the first national publication for family and professional caregivers.”  

The magazine, started 17 years ago, has grown into the nationally distributed Today’s Caregiver magazine, a Web community, http://www.caregiver.com, and Fearless Caregiver Conferences, held across the nation, that have educated millions of families and professional caregivers across the country.

“The demand for caregiver education and support was so great that we had to call in the reserves,” Barg said, referring to the addition of his brother Steven, who now is the Chief Operating Officer, and his sister Linda who has become an important voice in the South Florida healthcare community.

The Barg Family is humbled to receive this recognition and proud to be part of the fundraising efforts of the Bnai Zion Foundation. We are asking family, friends and business relationships to help with the benefit by reaching into their pockets. The benefit is focused on Children with Special Needs at Ma’aleh Adumim.

The challenging economic situation in Israel has taken its toll on the residents of Ma’aleh Adumin, especially the children. With a significant number of people in Ma’aleh Adumim below the poverty line, Bnai Zion has undertaken to provide to provide critical assistance to the town’s residents, including children with special needs. Proceeds from the Community Leadership Awards Luncheon will be targeted for customized education, activities to improve one’s life situation and physical and/or mental exercise for children with special needs.

Funds sought for these items include laptop computers and programs for a therapy room, art supplies, emergency diagnostic equipment, emergency clothing and therapeutic games for children.

For more information on contributing or attending please contact Eileen Glastein at 305-949-0076 or by emailing her at Eileen.glastein@bnaizion.org.

The event will be held at the Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort on December 8, 2011 starting at 11:30am. The Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort is located at 16701 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles, FL 33160. Tickets are available by emailing Eileen.Glastein@bnaizion.org.

Caregiver Media Group:
Established in 1995, Caregiver Media Group has become the recognized media authority on caregiving through Today’s Caregiver magazine, Caregiver.com, the Fearless Caregiver Conferences, the award winning book - The Fearless Caregiver: How to Get the Best Care for Your Loved One and Still Have a Life of Your Own, as well as Caregiver Media Group's award-winning content and custom publications.

Today’s Caregiver magazine contains cover interviews with celebrity caregivers, articles on caregiving issues and vital resources for all caregivers. Cover interviews have included Clay Walker, Kathy Greenlee, Debbie Reynolds, Dixie Carter, Fran Drescher, Debbie Reynolds, Della Reese, Robert Urich, Patricia Richardson and Clay Aiken. The digital version of the magazine is available free of charge at http://www.caregiver.com.


Bnai Zion Foundation Mission:
Bnai Zion Foundation is dedicated to assisting those in need with humanitarian projects in both Israel and America. Now in its second century, the organization has completed hundreds of initiatives for the people of Israel and for Jewish people worldwide.

Bnai Zion strongly supports the significant, enduring tie between America and Israel and is continuing its projects toward the advancement of the physical, mental and social well-being of the citizens of Israel.

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Established in 1995, Caregiver Media Group has become the recognized media authority on caregiving through Today’s Caregiver magazine, Caregiver.com, the Fearless Caregiver Conferences.

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