Barbara Caudill has provided exemplary service for Acti-Kare of Piedmont, VA for 2 years and she is the first Acti-Kare Responsive Care Caregiver Spotlight award winner for 2019.Read More
Earlier this year, the Second Annual Self-Employment Report, from cloud-based accounting software FreshBooks, said that 24 percent of boomers make up the next wave of independent workers. The generation of people in their 50s and 60s may fall into third place behind millennials and Gen X (at 42 percent and 34 percent, respectively), but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still plenty of opportunities for them to find side hustles in the gig economy.Read More
Visit any critical care unit, children’s hospital, or other specialty inpatient facility, and you’ll find a common feature: therapy dogs. For decades, healthcare practitioners have understood the surprisingly positive effects on patients of time spend with cute and cuddly dogs.
Doctors are in increasingly short supply these days, so it’s not uncommon for patients to spend more time with physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) than their actual MD. This trend has sparked controversy among physicians and patients alike.