Raw but Real: Looking Back on Post-Acute Care

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Last week I attended the American Health Care Association meeting at the Gaylord National Hotel in Maryland, outside of DC. As I left in my car, last Saturday from my home in Durham, NC, I was excited to get back to a large conference, to seeing all my friends from the post-acute arena, and anxious […]

National Nurses Week: Why We Do What We Do.

Thank You Nurses

In 2020, the World Health Organization designated 2020 to be the Year of the Nurse. While it was designed to advance nurses’ vital position in transforming healthcare around the world, only God knew what it was really designed to do last year. We nurses became the front line in a fight that will shape us […]

Silver Linings

Silver Linings

Today, I reflect upon March 13, 2020 when CMS issued a regulatory memo that essentially restricted all visitors to nursing homes, stopped all communal dining and activities and we were told to get the residents into their rooms for the foreseeable future. This major paradigm shift rocked many of us to our core. For years […]