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Why is My Patient Confused?

July 16, 2018 |

While a little forgetfulness is a normal part of aging, confusion, and disorientation are not.

But is all confusion dementia?  And why do people with dementia seem to suddenly get worse at certain times – usually … Read More

6 Tips to Ace Your CNA Interview

June 16, 2018 |

You’ve finished school, your certificate is in hand.  Now to land a job!

Easy, right?

Not so fast! First, you must get through that dreaded interview!

Whether this is your first interview … Read More

Understanding Frailty: A CNA’s Guide

May 16, 2018 |

Frailty is a term commonly associated with elderly people.  As a CNA you see frail older people every day. But what does it really mean?  Is it having brittle bones? Being weak and having difficulty walking? Having a … Read More

5 Things Every CNA Thinks but Never Says

April 20, 2018 |

The job of a CNA is challenging, exhausting, but incredibly rewarding.  Your patients rely on you for their basic personal needs, and medical staff count on your close relationships with the patients to provide appropriate medical care.  But … Read More

Elder Abuse – What is it and How to Recognize it

March 20, 2018 |

It can be difficult to imagine someone abusing an elderly person, but it is more common than you think. About 1 in 6 older people will experience abuse every year, and these rates of abuse are higher for … Read More

Caregiving Tips for Patients with Vision Loss

February 18, 2018 |

Most older adults experience some form of vision loss as a result of normal aging. Nearly one-third of people with vision loss are older adults. While some vision loss is a part of normal aging, other times it … Read More

Communication Strategies for Patients with Hearing Loss

January 12, 2018 |

Age-related changes in hearing are normal. Around one-third of people between the ages of 65 and 74 and nearly half of people over 75 have hearing loss. Hearing loss affects all aspects of people’s lives, from answering the … Read More

How to Survive the Night Shift

December 10, 2017 |

The night shift is no fun.  Sleeping during the day and staying up all night is exhausting and turns you into a walking zombie!  People start accusing you of being a vampire, and you are not sure, but … Read More

How to Care for an Alzheimer’s Patient

November 12, 2017 |

November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, so it is time to have a closer look at this horrible illness. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes a progressive loss of memory and cognitive functioning.  It is one … Read More