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How to Stay on the Path of Recovery After Rehab

If you’ve completed a stay in rehab or an outpatient drug or alcohol recovery program – congratulations – you’ve made a huge first, second, and third step toward recovery. Of course, as you likely learned in treatment, recovery from addiction is not... Read More

5 Tips for Gathering Family Health History

The January 1st holiday gives us a reason pause to think about what we’d like to do differently in the upcoming year. Health is a focus of the resolutions for many people, and the family health history is an important tool for promoting individual health. You will be... Read More

All You Need to Know About Vital Signs

If you’re like me, the term “vital signs” conjures up the image of a beeping EKG screen in a dark hospital room. So why would you want to think about this on a regular basis? Vital signs should be checked regularly to ensure your body is functioning properly, and can... Read More

What to say when someone loses a spouse

At some point, death and grief will touch our lives. Losing a long-term partner may be too much to think about, and we might quickly stave off the sinking feeling in our stomachs or grip on our hearts by setting those thoughts aside. But what happens when someone we... Read More

Is it possible to see death? I did

This is a story I’ve never told anyone, but it haunts me to this day. About four years ago, I was working as a nurse on a transitional care unit at our local hospital. The unit was designed to be a bridge between a hospital stay and home. Our patients were... Read More

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