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National Nurses Week 2018
10th May


The nursing profession has been supported and promoted by the American Nurses Association (ANA) since 1896. Each of ANA’s state and territorial nurses associations promotes the nursing profession at the state and regional levels. Each conducts ...

18th Oct


WE HUMAN BEINGS are often contradictory in nature. We like to think of ourselves as objective and practical and yet sometimes we may make completely unrealistic decisions. We can ignore the obvious, insist on the impossible and refuse to listen to those ...

13th Oct


IN A RECENT POST we spoke of the importance of respite care. Because of the stress that accompanies caregiving, it is of fundamental importance that you get a regular break away from it all. Respite care, though, is just one aspect of self-care. ...

3rd Oct


GIVEN THAT CAREGIVING is extremely challenging, it makes sense to get as much help as you can. Anything that can make things a little easier is significant. This is why it is important to learn about the condition that is affecting your loved one. When ...

26th Aug


Families Are Complex Families are Complex and no one family is exactly like another. Still, there are certain factors that frequently lead to strife when a parent needs care. Family dynamics are such a factor. Families have histories reaching back into ...