Synopsis: With the baby boomers transitioning into retirement in record numbers, and their parents living longer, we’re facing an eldercare challenge that’s bigger than we’ve ever seen before in this country. 1,548 more words
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I had a conversation recently with a good friend that also happens to be in the medical field . She is an awesome person & a long time friend,our children grew up together. 1,736 more words
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Since Ebola hit this coastal city last summer, nurses at Connaught Hospital have put their lives on the line by working with patients at risk of the deadly disease. 342 more words
Many of the sensationalized stories in the media cover horrendous stories of kidnap, abuse, and exploitation. While these extremes absolutely do occur in the world of human trafficking, many victims go unnoticed, even by their own family, because the deception and secrecy run so deep. 89 more words
Victims of human trafficking often experience noticeable physical abuse. Because trafficking victims are viewed as their captor’s property, most traffickers are extremely skilled in how to carry out the most painful abuse while leaving the smallest amount of evidence (which is also partly why many prefer psychological and financial abuse over extreme physical abuse), because damaging their “product” is bad for business. 33 more words
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Newly unionized in-home health care providers have reached a contract agreement with the state.
About 27,000 home care workers would be paid a minimum of $11 hourly. 87 more words