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What Does Anxiety Look Like?

This is Anxiety Too When we think of anxiety or a person who is anxious, we often think of someone...

Dr. Liz Matheis
flu and older adults

Influenza (Flu) and Older Adults

Each year, millions of people suffer from seasonal influenza, which is often called the flu. The flu...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
air pollution and dementia

Clearing Pollution Helps Clear the Fog of Aging — And May Cut the Risk of Dementia

During the past decade, a growing body of research has shown that air pollution harms older...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
lower hospital readmissions

More Nursing Homes and Physicians Linked to Lower Hospital Readmissions

Medicare patients were readmitted to hospitals less frequently in communities with more nursing home...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Nurse Appreciation Week

Shield HealthCare Salutes Nurses: You Make A Difference

Each May, we recognize both Nurse Appreciation Week (May 6 – 12) and National Nurses Month....

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

Understanding Patient Skin Damage

Screening patients for incontinence is important in the home healthcare setting to prevent falls and incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD), in addition to improving each patient’s quality of life.

Sarah Sanchez, NDTR

The Abilities EXPO

The Ultimate Disability Resource In my experience, the Abilities Expo is the ultimate resource—The...

Aaron Baker

Spinal Cord Injury Virtual Events

A calendar or list of helpful online resources and events for our spinal cord injury community.

Aaron Baker
Ostomy Takedown

Ostomy Takedown: Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS) Explained

Most people with a temporary ostomy are so happy that it is only temporary and dream of the day they...

Anita Prinz, RN, MSN, CWOCN, WCC
Nurses Feeling the Strain of the Pandemic

For Nurses Feeling the Strain of the Pandemic, Virus Resurgence Is Paralyzing

A study published this fall found that 64% of clinicians working as RNs screened positively for acute distress, 53% for depressive symptoms and 40% for anxiety.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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