What happens when my mother insists I be the one to help? Accepting help from a stranger can be hard for your loved one to accept, and initially, it will be important for you to be present. This will help them to establish a solid relationship and give you the opportunity to show the [...]
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What Is a Correctional Nurse? Did you know that the number of individuals in our nation’s correctional facilities and prisons is staggering, and it continues to grow. Despite the reason that they are there in the first place, the millions of detainees still have medical needs, just like every other citizen, and these needs [...]
Are you having a difficult time coming up with ideas to make your life better, healthier, and more profitable? To follow are some suggestions to make it happen! Accountability Many times we fail at our resolutions because day-to-day life simply gets in the way. Be realistic and set goals that aren’t so far out [...]
You’ve just had a day off and return to work, but regret not making the most of your free time? If you take the time, ahead of your day off, to plan an adventure or create your “to do” list, you will begin to look forward to that time away from your daily work [...]
Are you interested in testing the waters as a travel nurse but not sure what the big fuss is all about? There are a number of perks and benefits and the trend is growing. Have you ever wanted to check out new places and experience other cultures? And, how about making new friends outside [...]
When Siblings Need to Talk About an Aging Parent Taking care of elderly parents can create a unique dynamic among siblings. The people who spent two decades of their own lives making your needs central to their lives, are now themselves in great need. That fact alone can be a hard reality to [...]
Details, Details, Details… “So, where do I begin?” When you suddenly find yourself in the position of caring for or making decisions for an elderly person this is a natural first question. The issues surrounding elder care are complex. It’s hard to know what is expected of you in this new role. The [...]
Sandwiched: Combatting Loneliness in Your New Role We live in an amazing time. Modern healthcare advances have increased the average life expectancy in the United States from 47 years in 1900 to the mid-seventies today. According to the Census Bureau projections, there will be approximately 70 million Americans age 65 and older by [...]