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Demand for Home Health Aides Is Growing Fast

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 30, 2015 8:00:00 AM

As the baby boomers move into their retirement years, there will be many significant shifts in the job market. Younger generations will move into upper management positions, leaving mid-level openings for even younger workers. As the first wave of baby boomers begin to need more medical and self-care assistance we can expect to see a higher demand in almost all health related fields.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Healthcare

Robots May be The Future of Physical Therapy Assistance

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 27, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Physical therapists work hard to help their patients recover from accidents, injuries and illnesses. A physical therapist sets goals to restore a patient's full range of motion, or the fullest range of motion possible, to improve a patient's overall quality of life.

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Topics: Healthcare

3 Self-Improvement Tips to Survive Anything

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 25, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Survival comes in many forms: you can survive a hard setback, like bankruptcy or a lost job, to even hard, life-enduring health problems. But as all survivors know, there are many challenges that you have to face head-on. With self-doubt and physical barriers challenging your abilities to succeed, how can you move towards self-improvement?

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Productivity

New Study Shows How Babies Understand Adult Depression

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM

In the past, we tended to associate babies as dependents who sought others for their own needs and emotional support, but a new study is showing that babies are far more aware of others emotions.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health

For Quality Nurse care, Look Beyond Patient Satisfaction

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 20, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Nurses are important to really changing the way we receive care and get better quickly. But when we think of nursing how much of our expectations are actually a reflection of patient satisfaction?

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Topics: Healthcare

How to Boost Productivity by Tackling Your To-Do List Right

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 18, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Many of us make to-do lists in order to stay on track with our tasks and boost our productivity. But how many of us actually get through our to-do list? Some of us think about our lists without actually finishing half of the tasks, or we end of doing the components that are easiest, letting some tasks remain on the list until the very last minute. It's not very effective, and we find ourselves wondering what exactly we are doing with our time.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

New Muppet With Autism Joins Sesame Street

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 16, 2015 8:00:00 AM

The key to understanding autism is really to expand the public's knowledge and engagement with autistic people. Whether it's in the media, at school, or in the workplace, knowing someone with autism helps bring insight into what their day-to-day life is like, and reduces the stigma towards those with developmental disabilities.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Education

Why Seek Occupational Therapy Post-Stroke?

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 13, 2015 8:00:00 AM

More than 700,000 people experience a stroke each year in the United States. This means that thousands of people live with varying degrees of obstacles after their stroke, ranging from speech impediments to fine motor skill loss. And while there are many types of therapists that can improve the quality of life for post stroke patients, some forget the value of occupational therapy. What can occupational therapists do to help a post-stroke patient?

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Topics: Healthcare

Why Being Fired Isn't a Career Ending Event

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 11, 2015 8:00:00 AM

One big fear that many of us have for our careers is that dreaded, two-word phrase: "You're fired." Most of us see it as a blow that will set us back and make it hard to find another job or remain in our career track. However, you actually should not fear this phrase at all, and instead, learn to embrace it.

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Topics: Career Advice, Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Job Search Advice

Education: School Districts Turn to Staffing Agencies for Teachers

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 9, 2015 8:00:00 AM

The education industry has found itself needing to evolve with the changing times and have begun utilizing staffing agencies in order to find teachers for their schools. Currently many schools are suffering from a substitute teacher shortage.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Education

Will Robots Revolutionize Healthcare for Children?

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 6, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Many children and parents alike fell in love with Beymax, the robotic healthcare assistant in the animated film Big Hero 6. In the children's movie, Beymax was created to assess medical needs and offer assistance in a loving, non-intimidating way.

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Topics: Healthcare

Being Likable Should Top Your Career Self-Improvement Goals

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 4, 2015 8:00:00 AM

We'd like to think that our success at work depends on the results we achieve, our education, our natural abilities and the hours we put in. However, a lot of your ability to climb the corporate ladder will have more to do with how likable you are. 

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

What Does Binge Watching Mean For Your Mental Health?

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 2, 2015 8:00:00 AM

With Netflix and auto-play allowing you to watch TV shows on demand, binge watching seems like a new phenomenon for our generation. But does binge watching have a drastic affect on our mental health?

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health

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