10 Tips for Nurse’s Self-Care: Free Workbook


As a healthcare worker, it can be hard to take time for self-care when you’re always so busy taking care of others. But it’s essential that you do. During the pandemic the stress is especially difficult for those in the medical field. Here are a few reasons why self-care is so important: Self-care takes discipline, … Read more

6 Keys to Job Satisfaction in The Medical Field

We’ve heard a lot about the ‘Great Resignation’ lately, where scores of people are leaving their jobs. Obviously, these people aren’t happy with their work. But what exactly are the components that make up job satisfaction? If anyone has cause to feel unsatisfied with their working conditions, it seems people in the medical field might … Read more

7 Health Habits You Can Recommend to Patients

Most of us don’t want to miss out on being around for our kids and grandchildren. While there is an abundance of ways to ensure ongoing health, the key to a longer life primarily lies in preventing illness. Here are seven health habits that can lead to a longer life- as proven by science. Dr. … Read more

Nursing School: Not for the Faint of Heart

This week is National Nurses Week and May 8th honored Student Nurses.  Few will realize how much work it takes to get accepted into Nursing School, make it through the grueling course work, then graduate–to dedicate their lives to serving others.  This perseverance takes an exceptional person.  What is the acceptance rate of Nursing School? At our local … Read more

8 Ways Nurses Empower Their Patients

Nurses Empower Their Patients Daily

There are many roles that nurses play in a patients life and so many of those roles serve to empower their patient’s lives. Today, May 6th, is the beginning of National Nurses Week. So we’re taking a look at 8 Ways that Nurses Empower their Patients. Can you think of more?

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The Remarkable Benefits of Pet Therapy in Health Care


April 11th is national pet day–what a perfect day to talk about Pet Therapy. Pets can not only provide companionship to people; they can be part of the healing process when someone is sick or even at the end-of-life stage.  That’s why pet therapy is one of the research-backed programs offered to hospice patients. What … Read more

7 Hospice Social Worker Roles that may Surprise You


Hospice Social Workers wear many hats. Read about some of the things they do. March is the month of the Social Worker and what a great time to honor our Hospice Social Workers. These licensed professionals help patients and families as they navigate end-of-life challenges. But what do hospice social workers do? Read through this list of … Read more

Celebrating the Impact of Hospice Social Workers

Hospice Social Workers driven by a concern for others

What are some of the other characteristics of Social Workers? Find out below! We want to thank and celebrate our wonderful Hospice Social Workers. We don’t know what we would do without you! It’s hard to quantify how much of an impact these caregivers have in our lives, but here’s a start with some facts about social workers:

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Find out more about Social Work Month! You may also be wondering, just what does Hospice Social Worker do? How can they help my loved one, and family. Recommended reading: 7 Roles of a Hospice Social Worker that May Surprise You