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In 1983, President Reagan declared November to be the national Alzheimer’s disease awareness month. Alzheimer’s disease affects over 5 million Americans today, compared to less than 2 million when November was first termed the national awareness month.  It is important to know and be able...

7 Tips To Improve Your Bedside Manner TodayHave you ever wondered how you can connect better with your patients, or have higher satisfaction scores and decrease overall complaints?  Improving your bedside manner is the answer!  Bedside manner, by Wikipedia definition, is a term describing how...

The "sandwich generation" describes those of us who have the responsibility of caring for our kids and our parents at the same time. It's a path filled with a curious combination of blessings and stress. It is a blessing as the family is able to spend more time together across generations making...

Most of us want to take good care of ourselves, and we know that good, preventive self-care routines are the best way to do that. But it can also be overwhelming, stressful, and time-consuming to try to remember all the things that we're supposed to do.Have...

Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself, determined by your feelings and an evaluation based on your perception of yourself.And a healthy sense of self-esteem, we're told, is critical to success in any undertaking.If you're lucky enough to have strong self-esteem, it may be hard...

More than 54 million Americans who are labeled overweight or obese according to their body mass index (BMI), a weight-to-height ratio, are actually healthy, says a new study in the International Journal of Obesity. Wondering where you stand? Check into these digits instead. Waist circumference If your belly...

Losing a great employee is a terrible thing. There's the expense of finding, onboarding, and training a replacement. There's the uncertainty of how a new employee will work out. There's the hardship on the rest of your staff until the position can be filled.Sometimes there's...

It can be a heated topic among veggie lovers: Is the raw or cooked version nutritionally superior? On one hand, raw food enthusiasts will have you thinking that cooking leaches all key vitamins from vegetables and destroys beneficial live enzymes. But, like most things, it's...

The 40th annual national nursing assistants' week is June 15-22, 2017 starting with career national nurse assistant day on June 15.Now as never before, attention is being directed to care of our elder and disabled citizens and greater attention also is directed to the workers...

Think positive. No week ever started off well by being a Debbie Downer.  Be positive and you’ll be amazed how much better of a mood you’ll find yourself in. Tackle your inbox. Delete junk emails.  Reply to any unanswered emails.  Make it a goal to get your inbox down to...

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