Nurses' Articles

Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust

Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust

Since we cannot control when we depart this earth, most of us have a preference as to where our bodies are laid to rest. When we finally shuffle off this mortal coil, there are a wide variety of options of what to do with our earthly remains.


A Disappearing Demographic: Holocaust survivors and WWII veterans

A Disappearing Demographic: Holocaust survivors and WWII veterans

As we approach the full swing of the 2017 holiday season it is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season. We are keenly aware that there are those less fortunate and we readily drop coins in a kettle and write a tax-deductible donation check


3 Community Resources to Help Seniors Remain at Home

3 Community Resources to Help Seniors Remain at Home

Are there senior resources in your parent's community to help them remain at home? If so, you may be wondering what they are, how do you pay for them, and when can they start.  Senior resources vary a lot from one area to another and while some are locally


What Will Happen to Me When I Get Old?

What Will Happen to Me When I Get Old?

Yes, we know that aging is the process of growing old. But what is it? At the biological level, aging is the byproduct of damage to our bodies over time. Physiologically, aging results from damage to the fiber of our being: molecular damage and cell damage,


Convincing Your Aging Parents to Get In Home Care

Convincing Your Aging Parents to Get In Home Care

Hiring in home care is frequently NOT a choice that our aging parents are agreeable to, despite their desire to remain at home. Mom or Dad often express that outside help is not welcome as they are quite capable of managing on their own. Hiring a caregiver is