Get Motivated for a Career in Nursing

Are you motivated and ready to tackle education head on this year? If so, may we request that you consider careers in nursing! There are tons of different nursing specialties that you can enter into, and according to a recent infographic by Maryville University, 75% of nurses would happily recommend their profession to others. So, you can rest assured that not only will you be working in a worthwhile career, but that you will also more than likely be happy with your job. On top of this, … [Read more...]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), June 15

What is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day? Each year, hundreds of thousands of older persons are abused, neglected, and exploited. In addition, elders throughout the United States lose an estimated $2.6 billion or more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation, funds that could have been used to pay for basic needs such as housing, food, and medical care. Unfortunately, no one is immune to abuse, neglect, and exploitation. It occurs in every demographic, and can happen to … [Read more...]

MAY = Older Americans Month, Women Take Action!

May is designated as national Older Americans Month to encourage support for America's seniors. However, the challenges of aging are more pronounced for women. Compared with men, older women (age 65 and over) are more likely to be widowed or living alone, spend more years requiring long term care services and are more likely to live in poverty. "We are proud to be working in partnership with the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) to help women better plan for their … [Read more...]

Celebrating GRANDPARENT’S DAY! – September 11, 2011

A Celebration of Women is elated to ... Celebrate the Lives of our Grandparents! September 11, 2011 Purpose This day has a threefold purpose: To honor grandparents To give grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children's children. To help children become aware of the strength, information and guidance older people can offer.     Grandparents Day, always the First Sunday After Labor Day In 1970, a West Virginia housewife, Marian … [Read more...]

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