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2212, 2021

A Conversation and Q&A with AORN CEO Linda Groah, president of AORN Holly Ervine, and AORN’s Professional Coach Dr. Phyllis Quinlan

December 22, 2021|Categories: Building A Healthy Work Environment In Nursing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Nurses have been identified as "The Most Trusted Profession" in America for 17 plus years. Why are so many of America's most trusted nursing professionals so frustrated and angry and what can we, as leaders, do to reconnect to our passion for nursing? A conversation with real questions submitted by [...]

210, 2021

Breaking Down the 7 Dimensions of Senior Health and Wellness A Guest Post by Gabrielle Baglino

October 2, 2021|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Breaking down and understanding the dimensions of senior health and wellness enables each of us to live our life to what we define as our fullest. While dreams might change as time passes, there are ways to maintain optimum health to pursue them as you grow older. Understanding this basic [...]

2404, 2021

Multiple Barriers: The Challenges Faced When Integrating Family Caregivers Into Health Care Teams, And How These Can Be Overcome A Guest Post by George J. Newton

April 24, 2021|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , |

Family members have historically been the primary caregivers to older and vulnerable relatives, and traditionally close-knit families have relied on local relatives for care. Even as the private care industry booms, there are still over 50 million family caregivers operating in America alone. Family caregivers are often close at hand [...]

411, 2020

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Seven

November 4, 2020|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Seven Heaven and Earth are everlasting The reason Heaven and Earth can last forever Is that they do not exist for themselves Thus they can last forever Therefore the sages: Place themselves last but end up in front Are outside of themselves and yet survive [...]

1909, 2016

The CARE Act: Helping Family Caregivers From Hospital to Home

September 19, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Originally Posted on 03/07/2016 by AARP http://blog.aarp.org/2016/03/07/the-care-act-helping-family-caregivers-from-hospital-to-home/  In preparing Mom’s medication, my 90-year-old Pop would fill a syringe using the light of the kitchen window to see if the dosage was correct. He set up the nebulizer on a table with handwritten step-by-step instructions to remind him how to operate it. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

1406, 2016

5 Warning Signs of Bad Nursing Home Care A Guest Post by Samantha Stein

June 14, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    We live in very busy times where we are ruled by our own schedules. When this happens, we often have little time to care for our aging loved ones. Luckily, nursing homes are an option for many of us. When we cannot provide the care that our elderly [...]

306, 2016

The Profession of Nursing is Not a Sprint, It is a Marathon

June 3, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

the best vision is insight phrase on a vintage slate blackboard   Understand the Emotional Intelligence need to stay connected to the joy of your nursing practice. It takes: The ability to adapt The ability to make ans sustain relationships The ability to be resilient   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wg6XboIJLSQ   [...]

2205, 2016

Video Tribute: It’s A Nurse

May 22, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Please remember that The Universe only asked a very special few to dedicate their lives in the service of caring for other...and you said Yes.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64EiIXiMQxk   Healthcare professionals across the country give of themselves every day. They are dedicated to serving you—our neighbors, friends and family. Their [...]

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