The Road to Recovery

by Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA We are finally nearing the end of 2020. For most, the end offers up hope for a new year and new beginnings. When I reflect on this past year, I can’t help but think about the nursing home residents, staff, family …

What Can The Great Depression Teach Us About Resiliency?

By Julie Helling, BSN, RN, RAC-CT Everyone has been adversely affected by the events of this year, but none more so than the long-term care residents. We have seen a dramatic decline in resident cognition, increased agitation, and a rise in depression. Our residents are missing their families and friends. …

4 Reasons Men Should Consider a Career in Nursing (And Where to Start)

by Julia Merrill Historically, the majority of the nursing workforce has always been female. However, the number of male nurses is steadily increasing. Today, 11.4 percent of students in BSN programs identify as male – and great pay and a rewarding career are two of their motivations. With help from …