SeniorsforLiving.com to Feature Celebrity Guest at Next #ElderCareChat
"Hoarders" Star to Share Experiences, Offer Insights on Dementia, Caregiving,
and Hoarding at Popular Twitter Chat
New York, NY, April 2, 2012 - #ElderCareChat, a bi-monthly Twitter chat moderated by SeniorsforLiving.com and Caregiving.com, will be joined Dorothy Breininger, a professional organizer who makes regular appearances on the A&E reality show, "Hoarders." Breininger will serve as a guest tweeter from 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST at the Wednesday, April 4th installment of #ElderCareChat, which will focus on ties between dementia, caregiving, and hoarding. Breininger will draw upon her professional organizing expertise and extensive background in elder hoarding to help lead the hour-long forum.
Currently in its second year, #ElderCareChat has acquired a following on various social media networks. Upwards of 70 devoted participants - a community of family caregivers, industry professionals, and eldercare advocates - Tweet before, during and after the real-time discussions on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. In addition, the forum's LinkedIn group
boasts more 100 members who regularly discuss eldercare issues as well as seek encouragement and support from one another.
A few months back, Breininger, popped in during an #ElderCareChat. She has attended several chats since, and SeniorsForLiving.com's exclusive interview with "Dorothy the Organizer"
is currently running on the senior housing search
site's senior living blog
"We are delighted that #ElderCareChat has grown tremendously, attracting the attention of such a diverse group of individuals, including Dorothy Breininger," explains Jordon Keltz, CEO of Seniors for Living. "The connections we're making online through Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn enable us to provide resources and advice to those who need to support and information on senior care, senior housing, and a wide range of caregiving-related issues.
Covering topics like preventing caregiver burnout, traveling with senior family members, life in the sandwich generation and more, #ElderCareChat has been rated among the top 5 health care Twitter chats
by InnovationExcellence.com. Education, raising awareness, and empowering caregivers at home and across senior living settings are among the common themes that permeate the group's conversations. To participate, register now
About Seniors for Living
Seniors for Living, based in New York City, is a leading performance-based marketing company that provides senior housing communities and home care companies with the most highly qualified, exclusive lead referrals available. Through SFL's online directory and extended partner network, users actively searching for senior housing or home care can learn about their options, review senior housing and care providers, and request additional information from the senior community or home care provider that best meets their specific situation and needs. Seniors for Living also maintains an active social community for those concerned with issues of aging on Twitter.com
. For more information, visit www.seniorsforliving.com