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The NSPA Blog

Emotional Support and the Heart of Advocacy

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Posted on June 18th, 2018 by Anna Dolezal, under Patient Advocacy, Sandwich Generation, Senior Orphans

Emotional support often underrated by medical professionals who are busy and burdened with constant to-dos in today’s medical landscape. Still, doctors and nurses alike know how valuable it can be to take the time to really listen, and thus... Continue Reading »

Advocate Q&A with Susan Snyder

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Posted on June 10th, 2018 by Anna Dolezal, under Patient Advocacy, Something New

For this week's blog, I sat down with RN advocate Susan Snyder to ask about what advocacy means to her, and how working at NShore is allowing her to put her advocacy skills to work. Q: Welcome to NShore! As the company’s newest RN advocate, what... Continue Reading »

Fun and engaging exercises for seniors

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Posted on May 30th, 2018 by Anna Dolezal, under Long Term Care, Patient Tools, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

Exercise is important at any age When I was a kid, I loved working out. I would even wake up early to "exercise" with my dad. Of course to a 6 year old, what that really meant was goofing off and moving around a lot. Still, those early sessions of... Continue Reading »

Season of the tick — risks posed to the elderly

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Posted on May 21st, 2018 by Anna Dolezal, under Infections, Patient Tools, Tips & Resources

It's that time of year again. Ticks are out for blood (literally) and while no one enjoys their company, the elderly face particular health risks from these springtime pests. More troubling still, tick populations are on the rise and growing... Continue Reading »

Nursing today; an interview with RN Holly Harris

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Posted on May 16th, 2018 by Anna Dolezal, under Healthcare Reform, Patient Advocacy

NShore's RN advocates are all career nurses, who for one reason or another, decided to step away from the hospital setting and step into private patient advocacy. We focus a lot of our blogs on how the career change affects their ability to serve... Continue Reading »

The Caregiver Conundrum

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The number of seniors in America is skyrocketing, just as the number of available family members per seniors is declining This poses a caregiver conundrum for a lot of people. 50 years ago, it was easy. As parents or grandparents aged, their... Continue Reading »

Self-Medication: Dangers and Drivers

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Posted on May 1st, 2018 by Anna Dolezal, under Drug Related Adverse Effects, Patient Tools, Prescription Drugs

"In the United States, around 1 out of every 10 people who are at least 12 years old abused an illicit drug in the month leading up to the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health."(NSDUH) And that's not even counting the legal drugs that are... Continue Reading »