post-thumb

September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month September is Preparedness month so we thought we would list a few things to make sure you have in your kit. -Water -Food -Battery powered radio(extra batteries) -Flashlight(extra batteries) -First aid kit -Whistle -Filter mask -Moist towelettes -Wrench or pliers -Manual can opener -Plastic sheeting and duct tape -Garbage bags and plastic ties -Unique family needs. To find out more information on how to be ready for any emergencies go to https://www.ready.gov
post-thumb

The 4 steps to prepare for emergencies!

Preparing Makes Sense. The likelihood that you and your family will survive a house fire depends as much on having a working smoke detector and an exit strategy, as on a well - trained fire department. The same is true for surviving a terrorist attack or other emergency.  We must have the tools and plans in place to make it on our own, at least for a period of time, no matter where we are when disaster strikes. Just like

READ MORE
post-thumb

Managing Pain In The Home

, by
Pain management at home Dealing with pain takes more than endurance; for chronic pain, it requires strategy and persistence. Pain relief is a long-term project, but with an understanding of the nature of pain and new tools, managing pain can actually be easier at home than in a health care setting. Unfair Warning Pain is a complex array of causes and consequences. It acts as an alarm system, notifying the brain of danger, much like a motion detector around a

READ MORE
post-thumb

How to spot & stop caregiver burnouts

, by
Signs & Symptoms of Burnout Exhaustion & fatigue:  Inexplicable exhaustion can be an indicator of burnout--- it's the "physical collapse" described in the definition.  If there is no clear reason for exhaustion, such as a long day or touch workout, it may be time to take a deeper look at what's going on. Difficulty resting:  Tossing and turning or feeling unsettled when it's time to turn the lights out or waking up still feeling tired can be indicators of impending burnout. 

READ MORE

Furthering your education in the health care field!

, by
United States University We have partnered with United States University (and Aspen!)!  Below is a link to a unique landing page we have created for your employees who might be interested in furthering their education. The baccalaureate and master's degree in nursing at United States University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. http://start.usuniversity.edu/SP1520/ About USU PRACTICAL EDUCATION, PERSONAL ATTENTION United States University is a regionally accredited, student-centered university that empowers every student to succeed. We offer an

READ MORE