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Member Comment Policy

AgingCare.com is here to help caregivers face the challenge of providing care for an elderly loved one. We do this by providing caregivers with a comfortable meeting place for the free exchange of ideas with knowledgeable professionals, responsive experts and, most importantly, with caregivers just like you.

On specific areas of AgingCare.com, members are encouraged to submit comments, ask questions, or submit other content. All content posted on AgingCare.com is the responsibility of the party posting such content. We do not prescreen user content. Please understand that we do not control—and do not necessarily endorse—any user content. Participation on this site by a member does not imply endorsement of any other party's content, products or services.

AgingCare.com is a place for caregivers to support caregivers.

To maintain a respectful dialogue, we've posted the following guideline summary for our members who post content. Further information can be found in our Terms of Use.

PLEASE:

BE RELEVANT. All viewpoints are welcome, but all comments should remain relevant to eldercare, related issues, and caregiver support. When answering a question, please stay on topic.

BE RESPECTFUL. Personal attacks and aggressive behavior are prohibited; don't harass or bully others. Please avoid the use of profanity when possible and be respectful of others' sensitivities. Instigating arguments in a disrespectful way is also prohibited. Don't discuss controversial topics—such as religion or politics—that might anger other caregivers. Please keep it friendly and helpful!

BE TRUTHFUL. Spreading misleading or false information is prohibited. Please report any instances where you think a user may be spreading erroneous information.

NO HATE SPEECH. Do not post comments that promote hatred or violence towards groups of people based on their race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status or sexual orientation/gender identity.

NO SPAM. Prohibited postings include unwanted promotional or commercial content aggressively promoting services or products and unwanted or mass solicitation. Repeated posting of identical or very similar content in a counter-productive manner is also prohibited. Do not promote your business, website, email address or other contact information. We will remove posts that include self-promotions.

For your personal safety, AgingCare.com prohibits the sharing of your email address, phone number, address, or full name in the community forum. Our staff will remove any personal information posted.

We retain the right to determine which comments violate this Member Comment Policy and AgingCare.com shall have, in its sole discretion, the right to edit, refuse or remove any member comments and content from the site. We also reserve the right to prevent comments from being posted. The views expressed within posted comments do not necessarily reflect those of AgingCare.com.

We recognize that the Web is a 24/7/365 medium, and your comments are welcome at any time. However, given the need to manage resources, moderating posted comments should only be expected to occur during regular business hours. When you access member content, you do so at your own risk, and we expressly disclaim responsibility for member content.

Legal Issues

Our Terms of Use governs Our Member Comment policy. AgingCare.com is intended to be used for lawful purposes only. You may not post on the site any content that is libelous, false, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, harassing or threatening, or violates the rights of others. You agree that, in submitting user content, you will only submit content that is reasonably related to the subject matter of the online discussion or site feature, as applicable.

We reserve the right, but undertake no duty to review, edit, move or delete, in our sole discretion and without notice, any material posted by users on online question and answers or discussions which we may include on the site. The nature of this site is interactive and public. You cannot expect that communications through our site will remain "private" or otherwise free of our review. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for a precise statement concerning your expectations of privacy. All member content shall be the property of AgingCare, LLC.

This Member Comment Policy is valid for all discussions on AgingCare.com and applies to any content posted by a user. Thank you for taking the time to review our Member Comment Policy. We encourage your participation in our discussion and look forward to the continued active exchange of ideas. Remember, AgingCare.com is a place for caregivers to support caregivers.