Although Markela is just starting her nursing journey, she is already learning valuable lessons from the people around her.
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. This career is hard, even for day shift nurses. Adjusting to nocturnal hours is a whole other feat. It’s important that you build healthy habits to make the most of […]
More and more case managers are calling on private nurses to support patients at home while waiting for HHA services.
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 a hospice nurse 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.