Three Common Misconceptions About Travel Nursing

by Martha Scully  •  May 08, 2018
Lots of uncertainty can follow when decided on a new experience, such as a profession that involves travel. Most people grow weary of the unknown, especially when it involves their career or livelihood. Still, for every travel nursing horror story you’ve probably heard there’s a handful of amazing professional experiences to be had in this field! In fact, there are more than 25,000 travel nurses actively working in the U.S. So, it’s probably not the worst gig you can find — we’d even wager it...
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Financial Planning Tips for Seniors

by Martha Scully  •  May 01, 2018
Getting older often presents a new set of changes and challenges in the lives of those affected. You’ve most likely spent most of your adult life living near your financial means, saving for the day you might retire. But now that you’ve reached this pinnacle age, you might be asking yourself if you should make any changes to the way you handle money. The answer boils down to how much you have managed to save over your lifetime, as well as how much you have invested, what types of investments...
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How Can A Care Manager Help

by Martha Scully  •  April 18, 2018
It’s not something we like to think about, but as our parents and other loved ones age they will become less independent and begin to need long-term care. Care varies by situation. It could mean fulltime monitoring in an assisted living facility or be as simple as hiring a caregiver to help out with housekeeping, meals, and medicine. Regardless of the severity of care, there are a lot of options available with a variety of ways to pay for them. A care manager is oftentimes the best person to ...
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5 Ways to Stay Healthy After a Mesothelioma Diagnosis
Health & Wellness

5 Ways to Stay Healthy After a Mesothelioma Diagnosis

by Matt Mauney  •  January 17, 2017
A mesothelioma diagnosis can be overwhelming. The rare, asbestos-related cancer usually develops in the protective lining of the lungs or abdomen. Mesothelioma can take decades to develop, but once it does, it is aggressive and debilitating. It is important to stay as healthy as possible when living with mesothelioma. Aside from treatments, there are several things seniors can do to increase survival rates and improve overall quality of life.
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The 7 Benefits of In-Home Care for Seniors
Choosing Senior Care

The 7 Benefits of In-Home Care for Seniors

by Martha Scully  •  October 30, 2016
All people get to a point in their lives where they need a little extra help. However, the reality is that you can’t always depend on family to provide this help. Rather than moving into an assisted care facility, many seniors are opting for in-home care because of the many benefits and flexibility it offers. It is the perfect option for seniors who require some assistance, but not enough to warrant moving into a retirement home.
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How to Decrease Senior Falling Risks During Autumn & Winter
Safety

How to Decrease Senior Falling Risks During Autumn & Winter

by Martha Scully  •  October 29, 2016
Senior falls are increasingly common. With 20%-30% of seniors experiencing a fall each year, they are a leading cause of injury-related hospital visits among seniors. With autumn here and with winter in the not too distant future, the change of season increases the risk for seniors. While many assume that falls happen due to unfamiliarity with surroundings, the truth is that most falls during autumn and winter occur at home.
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