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This service is located at the "" website (this "Site"), which is owned and operated by ElderCare Online and Prism Innovations, Inc. ("Site Owners"). The information on this Site is intended to furnish caregivers, professionals and others with general information on matters that they may find to be of interest. This Site is composed of the articles and information as well as the postings in the ElderCare Forum ("discussion forum") and the ElderCare Exchange ("bulletin board").

Members are encouraged to review ElderCare Online’s Standards of Conduct

By accessing ElderCare Online, you agree to hold the Site Owners, its assignees, licensees, owners, officers and directors harmless from any loss, claim or damage arising from your use of any of the information and ideas contained on the site, including following suggestions or advice posted on the message boards.

Limitation of Liability

The material provided in this Site is designed for educational purposes only. The information in this Site is provided with the understanding that the Site Ownersare not engaged in rendering medical or professional medical services or advice; legal services or legal advice; or accounting services or advice.

The discussion forum and bulletin board are for informational and educational purposes only. Information included in a discussion forum or bulletin board should not replace necessary medical consultations with a qualified health or medical professional to meet your individual health or medical needs, or those of your loved ones. Nor should it replace professional legal or financial advice. The Site Owners do not verify the information placed on any discussion forum or bulletin board and, therefore, cannot judge the merits or lack thereof, of any offering, information, suggestions, ideas, opinions or advice. Placements on the discussion forum or bulletin board -- including, but not limited to information, commentaries, materials, products and services -- that, in the sole judgment of the Site Owners appear to violate the Standards of Conduct of ElderCare Online shall be removed. As an example, the use of discriminatory slurs shall not be permitted. Material placed in discussion forum or bulletin board does not necessarily reflect the views of the Site Owners.

The compilation of information in the discussion forum and bulletin board, including the design and organization of the database and forums, is copyrighted by Prism Innovations, Inc. and may not be reprinted nor electronically reproduced. The Site Owners shall have the right to use questions, comments and postings submitted by members in articles, commentaries or other materials both online and offline. No compensation shall be earned, due or payable for such use. Information copyrighted or owned by any individual or entity other than the person posting shall not be posted in the discussion forum or bulletin board (nor software libraries, if applicable) without the consent of the owner. If such an event occurs, the individual posting the information shall be held solely responsible. The Site Owners shall not be held responsible for posted information that may violate copyright law. Persons posting messages are responsible for securing appropriate consent forms from copyright owners, prior to the posting of or uploading of copyrighted information, documents or software.

Legal Disclaimer

While every effort has been made to offer current and accurate information, errors can occur. Furthermore, this Site may contain reference to certain laws, regulations, medical treatments or financial strategies. Each of these topics change and evolve and all content on the Site should be interpreted only in light of particular circumstances. This information is provided "as is", with no guarantees of completeness, accuracy or timeliness, and without warranties of any kind, express or implied. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the Site Owners disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

The Site Owners do not warrant that this Site, various services provided through this Site, and any information, software or other material downloaded from this Site, will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components.

The information presented on this Site should not be construed as medical, tax, investment, financial, accounting or legal advice. Furthermore, the information you receive may include views or opinions of third parties; the fact that you receive this information on this Site does not mean that these views or opinions are endorsed by ElderCare Online or Prism Innovations, nor do the Site Owners advocate the use, purchase or sale of any products or other item or any of the services mentioned.

Certain links on this Site lead to websites maintained by individuals or organizations over whom the Site Owners have no control. The Site Owners make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or any other aspect of the information located on such websites.

Trademarks and Copyrights

Except where noted otherwise, all Site contents are copyright 1998 Prism Innovations, Inc. All rights reserved. Except as provided herein, no part of the materials on this Site, including but not limited to the text, graphics and html code, may be reproduced or transmitted in any form by any means without the Site Owners' written permission. Specifically designated materials may be downloaded and reproduced, provided they are not sold or otherwise used for commercial purposes.

Furthermore, these materials must be reproduced in their entirety and may not be edited or otherwise altered in any way. All materials reproduced must be attributed to and acknowledge the copyright ownership of Prism Innovations, Inc. or the copyright owner indicated on the materials. Software may be downloaded pursuant to separate license only where specifically identified.

The following are trademarks of Prism Innovations, Inc.: Prism Innovations™, ElderCare Online™, ElderCare Exchange™, ElderCare Forum™, ElderCare Organizer™, ElderCare Medical Planner™, ElderCare Benefits Analyzer™, ElderCare DocPak™, ElderCare TaxPak™, ElderCare Currents™, Casey™, Learning Resource Guide™, Skill Builder™,ElderCare Beacon™, Medical Research Assistant™ and ElderCare Channel™.

The following are servicemarks of Prism Innovations, Inc.: "The Internet Community of ElderCare Givers," "Tell me why -- Show me how -- Hold my hand" and "Casey, the Virtual Case Manager."

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