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The NSPA Blog

The Cost of Senior Living Versus In-Home Care

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Posted on July 21st, 2021 by Guest Blogger, under Seniors, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

"Can I afford senior living?" "Isn't it cheaper to stay at home instead of moving to a senior living community?" "I'm still capable enough, why would I need to move into a senior community?" These are common questions we hear. In today's guest... Continue Reading »

JUNE WAS WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH

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Posted on July 1st, 2021 by Guest Blogger, under Elder Abuse, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

Last month was World Elder Abuse Awareness Month. While June has passed, elder abuse hasn't. We came across this valuable post by Cissie Gerber from Right at Home and want to share it to raise awareness! Thank your for reading and hopefully making... Continue Reading »

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 »