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The Care You Give: The Importance of Understanding Epilepsy and Seizures

Seizures are more common than you may think, and they can be easy to miss. Let’s take a look at what causes seizures, how you can identify them, and what you can do when an older adult has one. Most s...

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The Care You Get: Taking the Flame Out of Gaslighting

Gaslighting blog

We’ve all been there. Someone denies that something was done or said even though you saw or heard it with your own eyes and ears. That’s called gaslighting, and it’s not okay. It can have a negative i...

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The Care You Get: When There Aren’t Enough Hours in the Day

You’re short-staffed to begin with and another CNA calls in sick. You already had 20 residents, and now you have 27. You want every single one of them to get the care they need and deserve, but there ...

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Celebrating CNA Week June 17-24!

CNA’s help maintain care in some of the nation’s most difficult environments. During the COVID 19 crisis, CNA’s were deemed as having the most dangerous in America. We should celebrate these men and w...

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I’m not old, I’m Seasoned

Career CNAs is the foundation in which this profession is built from. A solid foundation will keep things standing through the most horrible of storms. So why are the older CNAs never talked about? Co...

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CNA Stress and Anxiety

I remember one of the first things I learned as a CNA was to leave personal issues at the door. I understood, we need to greet each resident with a smile. Soon I realized just how hard that really was...

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The Ins and Outs of Grieving

Over the past several months there have been questions about ‘how do I grieve’ or ‘how do I properly grieve for my resident?’ The answer is that there is no proper way to grieve the loss of someone yo...

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Get Involved Today

For many years now I’ve been serving as a coach to the frontline of long term care. There are many ways for you to engage in NAHCA, especially if you’re one of those people that often sit ...

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How to Advance in Your Profession

by Dane Henning, NAHCA Contributor AdvoCAT is a group of CNAs and caregivers across the country that advocate not only for the profession, but for their residents and themselves. It is really unlike...

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Perseverance

by Lori Porter, NAHCA Contributor If someone were to ask me to pick one word that best describes any success that I’ve had, it’s easy for me to come up with that one word. It’s persevera...