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The NSPA Blog

Why Nurses Matter – A Personal Reflection

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Posted on May 19th, 2021 by Teri Dreher, under Healthcare, Inspiring Stories, Leadership

This past week I had a uniquely memorable and inspiring experience. I was invited to speak about my career path and the role I play as a private professional RN patient advocate.  When I arrived at the venue, a small classroom lab at the... Continue Reading »

A Mother’s Day Reflection

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Posted on May 9th, 2021 by Bettina Carlson

Mother's Day is an occasion to show our respect and love towards mothers. We spoil our mothers, giving them a day of rest to show them how much we appreciate all they do for us throughout the year. We serve breakfast in bed, take them out to... Continue Reading »

Patient Advocacy’s Power in Giving Voice to Minority Clients

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Posted on March 12th, 2021 by Bettina Carlson, under COVID-19 Stories, Diversity, Healthcare Reform, Patient Advocacy, Social

Racial Disparity in Healthcare COVID-19, with its large-scale impact on our entire country (and beyond), has exposed what many already know - the disparities in healthcare; and it propelled them into our consciousness! One of the disparities is... Continue Reading »

Back Care and Scoliosis treatment thru Yoga Therapy

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Posted on February 17th, 2021 by Guest Blogger, under Alternative Therapies, Integrative Health Care, Physical Health, Take Charge

Building Strength, Improving Alignment, Inspiring Hope Back pain is so common now that it is compared to the common cold in incidence (and it has grown significantly in this epidemic). It is one of the most common reasons for doctor... Continue Reading »

A Day In The Neighborhood. What Would Mr. Rogers Say?

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Posted on February 3rd, 2021 by Bettina Carlson, under Senior Orphans, Seniors, Take Charge

Just recently, after a busy and rewarding day at work, after I took care of my family, I sat down to engage in a frivolous guilty pleasure - checking out the world on Facebook. And up pops a notification from my neighborhood's Facebook page. Since... Continue Reading »

The Mediterranean Diet

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Posted on January 20th, 2021 by Guest Blogger, under Nutrition, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

Many of us probably made the common New Year's resolution to eat better this year! Especially with COVID-19 lingering around, we understand how vital it is to improve our overall health. But how are we to implement that? What diet to pick? There... Continue Reading »

Frustration in Times of COVID

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Posted on December 22nd, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under COVID-19 Stories, Mental Health, Social Distancing, Take Charge

  Are we more frustrated or aggressive? The COVID crisis is challenging many, if not most of us, creating frustrations on a widespread level that we have not experienced in a long, long time. We can feel this throughout our communities... Continue Reading »