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Staycation, CNA Style

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Summer has felt crazy this year. The kids are restless and running out of activities to keep them busy. They can’t even swim in the pool because this heat makes it feel like a hot tub. So, they ...

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Still Standing: In the Words of CNAs

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“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...

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Burned Out or Bummed Out?

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As I spent some time watching my son play his video game today, instead of enjoying the precious time that we would never get back I found myself thinking that I have four more days of work this week....

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In 2022: Will ‘No’ Be the Secret Word?

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The past year and a half has been challenging, to put it mildly. And the pandemic has exacerbated staffing shortages that were brewing before anyone had even heard of COVID. As we look ahead to the ne...

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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...