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December 2010

(Note from WCO: The article from the New York Post, below, quotes one of our associate facilities, Meadowlark Hills' Steve Shields, Manhattan, KS.) If you have a relative in a nursing home, you’ve probably had variants of these conversations:Visitor: How’s my father doing today?Aide: Which one...

As the holidays draw near, we're inundated with requests for giving. Stores want your money, family and work want your time, and it seems there's never quite enough of either to go around. There are the parties, the school and church functions,...

Addictions come in many forms, and bear many different levels of social stigma. While needing a jolt of caffeine in the morning might be seen as a mild annoyance, a prescription drug addiction can be devastating. Addictions run the gamut from substances to experiences--overeating and...

There are many factors that can cause depression. Moving from an independent setting to managed care is a big step, and despite the best efforts of staff and family members, the change of circumstance can bring on a strong case of the...

As we move into the holiday season, and the days grow shorter and grayer, many residents may find themselves feeling a bit down an lonely. Here are five simple things you can do to brighten a resident's day and keep the loneliness...

Americans are living longer than any previous generation and the need for long-term and nursing care is growing by leaps and bounds. This is the perfect time to enter a health care career, and achieving Certified Nurse Aide (Assistant) certification is...

Americans are living longer than any previous generation and the need for long-term and nursing care is growing by leaps and bounds. This is the perfect time to enter a health care career, and achieving Certified Nurse Aide (Assistant) certification is...

Fall is here and that means cooler days, turning leaves, and a long, festive holiday season. Holidays provide many opportunities for long-term care residents and staff to decorate, dress up, and celebrate. The next big holidays are Halloween and Veteran's Day, so...

As we noted earlier this week, the Kansas Board of Regents has approved our Pharmacy Technician class and we're accepting student applications now. The course is available nationwide. Pharmacy jobs are growing by leaps and bounds, and entry level salaries and benefits can be...

Good things come to those who wait, right?  Well, our Pharmacy Technician program is now approved by the Board of Regents! The Pharmacy Technician course offers a comprehensive introduction to the knowledge and skills pharmacy technicians need for successful practice. Key areas of concentration include the role...

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