Making it Safe For Older Employees

The typical career path for an older individual is to move into management, but there are many older workers who choose to stay in less prestigious positions. In some industries, this means that they are choosing a physical position (moving boxes) over a mental position (sales and management). The retirement age in America is now …

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How to Spot Hospice Fraud in Nursing Homes

There is evidence of a growing epidemic of hospice fraud and abuse occurring in nursing homes around the country. The topic of “end-of-life” care has been receiving an increasingly alarming amount of attention since about the early 1990’s. Part of the reason it is being scrutinized is the rapid influx of thousands of private businesses …

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10 Websites That You Can Use to Relax

We all need a way to relieve stress, especially after a hard day at the office. If you spend your day in front of a computer monitor, spending more time might be the last thing you want to do in order to unwind. There are websites, however, that can help you unwind. Here are just …

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How Medicare Fraud Costs Taxpayers $60B a Year

Medicare fraud in the U.S.A. is a bleeding ulcer on the side of a taxpayer funded healthcare system. Each year the total of tax revenue lost to unethical business practices, and outright scams within the health care industry, are estimated at over $60 billion. To put that into perspective that’s enough money to end world …

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Hospital Diet Considerations

Hospitals and dietitians have long had to deal with special diets based on religious restrictions or medical conditions. But now there are many special diets for certain lifestyles that aren’t rooted in either. Vegetarianism was probably the first to come to public consciousness, but now we have others like veganism, paleo, gluten-free, raw food and …

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10 Things to Make Your Sleep Comfortable

  #1: The right mattress The most important tool that will ensure a good night’s rest is your bed. No matter what sleep tip or trick you employ, if you have an uncomfortable mattress then you’re always in for a rough night. To avoid any sleepless nights, you want to get a mattress that fits …

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What is Cross Contamination?

In any large commercial or industrial kitchen, the “word” no one wants to hear is cross-contamination. Cross-contamination happens when microorganisms from one object are transferred to another one. A cross-contamination incident can make people sick. There are several ways that this can happen. All workers should know where cross contamination hazards can occur and what can …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Vaping

Perhaps you have seen all of your friends sporting these brand-new devices – portable vaporizers. Maybe you’ve just heard that they are better than smoking.You may be curious about the whole vaping phenomenon and want to try it. Yet once you’ve made the decision to vape, you may be intimidated by the number of products …

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10 Benefits of Yoga on your Body and Mind

Many people believe that yoga is nothing but a collection of stretching exercises. But, the truth is, there’s more to yoga poses (asanas) than meets the eye. The word yoga literally means a yoke or union. In other words, it’s fundamental goal is to bridge the gap between body and mind. And, when we do …

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First Things to Know as a New Caregiver for Someone with PD

Having a loved one receive a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease is a life-changing event for both them and for you. You may be thrust into a caregiver role, especially as the disease progresses. People with advanced PD may need assistance with basic activities like getting dressed, bathing, and using the bathroom. Currently, there is no …

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