The Power of Togetherness


Loneliness and isolation are felt by millions of people everyday, even with the population in the United States now estimated at 335.1 million, according to the US Census Bureau. Unfortunately, feelin...


What’s In A Name?

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What’s in a name? Everything! From a very young age, we are taught to show respect to others when we are addressing them. When speaking with or responding to people, we use words such as Ma’am, Sir, M...


Hear Me Out: It’s Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Karren Blog Hearing loss

This subject is very important to me on so many levels. I was born with a congenital (a disorder present at birth) hearing birth defect. My childhood consisted of ear infections, multiple surgeries, a...


Whooping Cough’s Not Just for Kids: What You Need to Know

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If you think of whooping cough, or pertussis, as a childhood illness, think again. Adults of any age can contract this condition. In fact, in 2019 nearly 25 percent of reported whooping cough cases in...


We Are Warriors

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Have you ever read a book or watched a movie that you had an unexpected connection with? I recently found myself connected with a movie I was watching late one night. To set the scene, it was a battle...


Still Standing: In the Words of CNAs

“I’m Still Standing” is the theme for CNA Week 2022, based on the song by Elton John. We felt this completely represented how CNAs feel after the last two years. On a Facebook post that re...


The Centerpiece of Long Term Care

by Celeste Billups, NAHCA Contributor Direct Care Workers – nursing assistants, home health aides, and personal care workers form the centerpiece of the long-term care system. The following are ...