After-Surgery Care at Home: The Vital Role of Registered Nurses in Recovery

Nurse taking care senior man to bed in the room at home.

The presence of a registered nurse (RN) at home can be a game-changer when coming home from the hospital. This isn’t just a matter of convenience; it’s a crucial step toward a smoother recovery and avoiding post-operative complications.  Studies indicate that up to 15% of people will experience a post-operative complication, with as many as […]

Only Leaves Should Fall, Not Patients

Being in the hospital is not how anyone wants to spend their time. You find yourself sleeping in a less than optimal bed, overstimulated by strange new alarms and bright lights, and eating food that isn’t quite like home. And you probably don’t feel well on top of everything. All of these things put you […]

Being Prepared For A COVID Positive Diagnosis

Senior woman with nurse in bed at home

Consider yourself fortunate if you have never had to read THE email or text from CVS or any other community-based testing site that you have COVID. After the reality sinks in, there are a few really important things you can do so that you can be prepared: Medical history (things that can put you at higher risk) Living/working space (who around […]

Being Prepared for a Colonoscopy

nurse smiling with patient in wheelchair

Your provider just told you that it is time to get a colonoscopy. You may be wondering: What is a colonoscopy?  Why do I need one? How can I be prepared?   What can I expect? Like many things in health care, colonoscopies can be a bit scary. By becoming informed and being prepared you […]

Being A Caregiver is Hard – A Private Nurse Can Help!

Nurse visiting senior woman at home with family

With the advances in health care, the life expectancy in America continues to increase with women living longer than men. The result of longevity is an increase in complex medical issues being cared for at home by a spouse or another family member. Caring for an older adult at home does help him or her […]

Receiving Care After A Stroke

Nurse support to elderly male patient in wheelchair

Being Informed on care after a stroke is the best strategy for prevention. After your first stroke you’ll want to do all you can to prevent another. Developing healthy habits will give you the best chance to do so. The CDC has several tips on healthy living that can help you. Among these are having […]