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Earlier last month, we explored what a Restorative Aide position is and the necessary job skills.  Here is a closer look at the job duties, education requirements and the job outlook. These are important to be aware of, if you are considering this career or...

Planning for long term care is often done for a loved one, as it becomes needed. However, long-term care should be thought of in advance.  It is hard to imagine getting into an accident or having an injury that could cause long-term care, or aging...

May is recognized as the National Stroke Awareness Month.  According to the American Heart Association, in the United States, strokes are the fifth leading cause of death.  Stroke Awareness month is highly promoted and important, because statistics show that 80 percent of strokes may be...

What is an Adult Care Home? An adult care home, also known as an assisted living residence, is a facility where residents who cannot live alone or choose to no longer live by themselves reside.  An individual may need to reside at an adult care home...

Have you been looking for a way to improve your health and physical performance?  This may not be the answer you were expecting, but incorporating stretching can be a solution.  Stretching is defined as intentional movement to improve a muscle’s elasticity.  Stretching warms up your muscles...

There is a recent push in healthcare to transition from a patient mindset to a partner mindset.  A patient is someone who is receiving treatment and a partner is someone who takes part in his or her treatment.  This trend is patient-focused and encourages healthcare...

Continuing our topic this week on patient safety, we are taking a look at cancer screenings.  As previously mentioned, one form of a medical error can be an incorrect diagnosis.  One way to improve safety in this area is by completing recommended physical examinations, per...

March 11th through March 17th is 2018‘s Patient Safety Awareness week. This week is dedicated to focusing on improving patient safety and recognizing that we can all play a part in this effort. According to the Campaign for Patient Safety 4 out of 10 Americans report to have...

Earlier this week we explored job roles of a pharmacy technician.  Here is a closer look at the job requirements and job outlook of a pharmacy technician.  These are important to be aware of if you are considering this career or are interested in additional...

What is a pharmacy technician? This week is highlighting the role of a pharmacy technician.  A pharmacy technician has a significant role in assisting to keep a pharmacy safe, organized and efficient.  A pharmacy technician is part of a team that takes care of patients, specifically...

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