Participants at this year’s LeadingAge Annual Meeting in Nashville were treated on Sunday evening to the premier showing of Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me. A documentary of the legendary country artist’s life with Alzheimer’s disease, the venue and audience chosen for the premier could not have been more perfectly selected. 146 more words
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The Institute of Medicine recently released a report, titled “Dying In America.”
The report suggests that the first end-of-life conversation could coincide with a cherished American milestone: getting a driver’s license at 16, the first time a person weighs what it means to be an organ donor. 837 more words
The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing held the first Enduring Issues in American Health Care colloquial, Professionalizing Nursing and Medicine: The Early Years 167 more words
I’ve been thinking about this whole creating awareness thing and I realised that isn’t really being taken that seriously in my country.
While other countries’ leaders have taken a stand about mental health and address the issue and put policies in place to deal with it, I haven’t heard much in my own country. 585 more words