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409, 2016

Teresa of Calcutta: A Life of Caring and Service

September 4, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mother Teresa Documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNhaPykSky8 Life as a Young Sister Captivated by stories of missionaries, Agnes left her family home in Skopje in 1928 at the age of 18 to join the Sisters of Loreto. “Be so kind to hear my sincere desire,” she humbly wrote to the Loreto Mother Superior. [...]

109, 2016

Patient Experience From the “Other” Side of the Bed A Guest Post by Maxine Legall

September 1, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally Posted on LinkedIn on August 17, 2016   I am a patient experience professional and I’m very passionate about sharpening my skills in this people based field.  I am relatively new to the field but I can talk patient satisfaction scores with the best of them.  I can facilitate a patient [...]

2608, 2016

America’s Family Caregivers Can’t Wait: Tell Congress to Pass the RAISE Act Now Guest Post by Nancy A. LeaMond

August 26, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally Posted www.blogAARP.org on 08/22/2016 After Labor Day, when Congress returns from its summer recess, there will only be 33 working days left for the U.S. House of Representatives before the end of the year. That’s not a lot of time to address some of our nation’s biggest challenges. One item [...]

2508, 2016

VIDEO: Save one life, you are hero. Save 100 live, you are NURSE

August 25, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

  This beautiful video says it all...no other words are necessary.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6h2C47VFHk

2108, 2016

Free Veterans Eligibility Calculator Guest Post Originally Published in Senior Blog Living

August 21, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

  There are many benefits out there for veterans, but sometimes determining eligibility can be confusing. VeteranAid.org recently released an eligibility benefit calculator for the VA Aid and Attendance benefit to you help simplify the process for you and your loved ones. Get started to discover how your family can [...]

1308, 2016

13 Dangers of Caregiver Denial Guest Post By Dana Larsen

August 13, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally Posted on A Place for Mom: Senior Living Blog on September 28, 2015   Denial is a normal human emotion, especially with symptoms as heartbreaking as dementia or Alzheimer’s, as no one wants to confront the disease for which there is currently no cure. But there are risks to [...]

808, 2016

INCIVILITY VS. BULLYING: KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: AN INTERVIEW WITH PHYLLIS

August 8, 2016|Categories: Building A Healthy Work Environment In Nursing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Originally published in the AORN Periop Insider Weekly Newsletter  July 28, 2016.      Authored by Carina Stanton The term “bully” is often used incorrectly to classify both bullies and those expressing incivility. Understanding the distinction between the two can help to put structure around communication and action in attempts [...]

208, 2016

Top 8 Activities For Caregivers to Enjoy With Those They Care For: A Guest Post by Anna

August 2, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Being a caregiver means not only taking care for someone’s physical needs, but also communicating effectively with this person. No one wants to be sick and/or old and you need to cheer up the one you want to help. Since caregiving is not an easy task, here is a list [...]

3107, 2016

Dear Nurses Your are Appreciated: A Ballad by a Physician

July 31, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHwFuksUvYE Dear Nurses, Thank you. For doing what you do, and for doing it even when understaffed, exhausted, and set upon on all sides by the assembly line machinery of Healthcare 2.0. Thank you. For living up to the ancient Latin meaning of your chosen profession’s name, to nourish. Even when you yourselves go [...]

2707, 2016

6 Ways to Restore Your Nursing Resilience: An Interview with Phyllis

July 27, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Publish Date: July 20, 2016 in Periop Insider by AORN written by Carina Stanton Nursing in the twenty-first century requires a new set of tools to go the distance, according to nursing Career Coach Phyllis Quinlan, PhD, RN-BC. “To have the vitality and resilience to practice nursing today, we need to [...]

1507, 2016

A Brooklyn, New York LPN Takes a Stand for Social Justice

July 15, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

  The now-iconic photo has since been hailed as a symbol for peaceful demonstrations against police brutality. It has also been likened to photos captured in past civil rights protests as well as one of the takeover in Tienanmen Square in China that captured a man staring down the tank. [...]

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