Nurses' Articles

How Much Does Senior In-Home Care Cost?

How Much Does Senior In-Home Care Cost?

What smart financial decisions can honor your parent’s preference to age in place? After all, Mom and Dad have clearly expressed their desire to age in place and now it is up to you to determine if it’s an affordable option. Remember that most non-medical


Bringing Cancer Care Home

Bringing Cancer Care Home

Take advantage of as many of these services as desired for the best possible cancer care at home.

Home health agencies provide nurses for wound care, IVs, ostomy care, chemotherapy, supervising meds, and pain management. Physical Therapy


Uncle Carl and the Cannabis Conundrum

Uncle Carl and the Cannabis Conundrum

Once upon a time, not too long ago, there lived a family in the newly minted suburbs of middle America. Because this was the post-war era the family dynamics were stereotypical for the time: a nuclear family where the Dad went off to work daily (in his


Ways to Comfort People After They Lose a Loved Family Member or Friend

Ways to Comfort People After They Lose a Loved Family Member or Friend

I have been an RN for over 40 years and have been honored to spend time with many grieving families. I also experienced first-hand the insurmountable grief in the wake of the loss of my 54-year-old husband, Jeff of 32 years. I have learned from my


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I'm a new CNA. How do I get paid a fair rate?

I recently earned my CNA license but when I looked for jobs in my area the starting pay is awful! I have seen listings for private hire CNAs with much better pay but don’t want to get scammed. I have also heard that bigger cities have more