Mon.Feb 06, 2023

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Caregivers Guide to Oral Care for Dentures

Aging Life Care Association

Alisa Kauffman, a dentist specializing in geriatric care, shares her expertise to help caregivers become more confident in providing daily oral care to seniors — whether by brushing, flossing and using picks, or removing and cleaning full or partial dentures.

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CMS Sets Timelines for Modifying, Phasing Out COVID Waivers

Hospice News

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has offered further guidance on what rules will change when the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) ends on May 11. Generally, the temporary flexibilities and waivers will expire with the federal declaration.

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Celebrating Black Nursing Leaders: Meet Dean Amar

Minority Nurse

Dean Angela Amar, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, is a professor, active researcher, and administrator for the UNLV School of Nursing. This nursing leader is a national expert on mental health nursing, sexual and dating violence, diversity in nursing leadership, and forensic nursing.

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Alivia Care’s Growth, Innovation Chief: More Referral Sources Building Own Hospice Programs

Hospice News

After more than two decades in the hospital space, David Meyer has stepped into the ring of post-acute as chief growth and innovation officer for Alivia Care.

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The Ultimate Guide to Improving Caregiver Engagement & Retention

Want to learn how to retain your caregivers & improve caregiver retention X3? Get expert advice from Smartcare Software — a complete home care EMR company leading the industry in caregiver hiring and retention tools — and download The Ultimate Guide to Improve Caregiver Engagement & Retention for FREE.

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Stephanee Beggs Talks About Going From Side Gig to CEO

Daily Nurse

Imagine coming up with an idea to help yourself, and then you thought it might help other people too, well, something like what happened to Stephanee Beggs, BSN, RN. But she was doing training videos to help herself be able to study for the NCLEX exam during COVID-19.

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Grief and Valentine’s Day

Changing Lives Podcast

Special days and holidays, like Valentine's Day, can often trigger memories and difficult emotions in individuals who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Check out this week's Changing Lives Podcast to learn more about coping with grief during Valentine's Day. News Podcast

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Why You Should Work as a CNA While in Nursing School

Diversity Nursing

The Nursing profession would be nothing without the contribution of Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA). Certified Nursing Assistants play a vital role in healthcare by working directly under registered and licensed practical Nurses.

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Transition is a time in which we need to empower young people

Together for Short Lives

Until the age of 16 I had lived a seemingly ‘normal’ life. I had a few peculiar things happen with my health – lots of infections I struggled to clear, lots of joint injuries and being much shorter than my percentile projections predicted (I am five foot nothing!) It took six years to discover the […] The post Transition is a time in which we need to empower young people appeared first on Together for Short Lives

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3 Reasons Older Citizens Prefer to Age in Place

Caregiver Support Services

Familiarity, Friends, and Community Most older adults prefer to age in place so they can stay close to the familiar people, places, and things that make up their current communities. Many have friends or family who live close by and don’t want to be separated from them.

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Metacognition: Thinking About Your Thinking About Your Nursing Career

Nurse Keith's Digital Doorway

In the world of nursing and non-nursing education, metacognition is a common pedagogical concept for nurse educators to consider when working with students on the path to becoming licensed healthcare professionals. Metacognition is at its most basic the act of thinking about your thinking.

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Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Nurse Nacole

Category: Fundamentals The physiologic changes associated with osteoarthritis begin with the deterioration of the articular cartilage, which reduces joint friction during movement by diffusing mechanical stress to the underlying bone. Daily Tips Fundamentals

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Fearless Caregiver Profile: Julie Adams

Today's Caregiver

Join us as we celebrate Fearless Caregivers, Julie Adams, sharing her personal story of caregiving

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Top 8 Heart-Healthy Foods | Heart Health Infographic

Caring Senior Service

It’s never too early or too late to start looking after your heart. One easy way to boost your heart health is by incorporating more heart-healthy foods into your diet. These foods can help keep your cardiovascular system running smoothly and potentially help you prevent heart d isease.

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