Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses have been emotionally and physically stressed. When deciding to become a nurse, you knew you signed up for long shifts, continuous studying and training and a commitment to caring for your patients. However, COVID-19 has put many nurses in an emotionally, physically and financially stressful situation. According to ASC, 33% […]
Working irregular hours can be mentally and physically exhausting. While it can sometimes yield higher wages, the burnout associated with night shifts is no joke. To adjust to nocturnal hours, it’s important that you build healthy habits to make the most of your schedule.
Private duty nursing agencies are changing post-discharge healthcare with on-demand skilled nurses who go to patients’ homes to ensure continuous care and comfort.
Stretching on a regular basis has numerous advantages for almost everyone. But for seniors, stretching is about more than staying fit and healthy. Performing a few basic stretching exercises for the elderly can help alleviate bone and joint pain, prevent falls during sleep, and maintain everyday mobility—thus improving quality of life.
Marcia Hopkins, RN, BSN spent thirty years as a telecommunications engineer, then decided it was time to give back. When her father was recovering from strokes and heart attacks, she was “the one family member that you don’t want to deal with.” Now she’s on the other side…
As summer reaches full swing, activities and habits that promote healthy living become more important. While exercise and healthy eating are always top of mind, you should also consider other things that can impact your overall health. Here are some tips for staying healthy this summer.