Putting Patients First
Beekley Medical® recently had a booth at the McKnight’s Long Term Care News Fall 2015 Virtual Expo. Three free webinars, offering CE’s, were available for industry professionals to attend.  Although I was optimistic about the new experience of being available at a...
Putting Patients First
My mom has suffered from Alzheimer's/Dementia for 10 years and it's been very difficult on me and the family. For the past five years she has been extremely anxious and angry at times making it very challenging for people to take care of her and care for her. After just...
Putting Patients First
In recent years, each September, Bristol, CT, the home of Beekley Medical, and my home town’s greens, businesses and other landmarks, have been adorned with teal bows to heighten awareness to a cancer that accounts for about 3% of cancers among women, but causes...
Putting Patients First
McKnight's Long Term Care News is holding its 3rd annual Fall Online Expo on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 offering free continuing education credits with a 3 part webinar series. The expo also allows you to network live with colleagues and to visit the virtual trade...
Putting Patients First
Recently I learned of a national group called The Pioneer Network, that consists of prominent professionals in long-term care to advocate for person-directed care.   This group "pioneered" for radical changes in the culture of aging - going away from the institutional...
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Every week it seems like a new study is published, or new findings are shared focused around breast cancer. The National Cancer Institute study in April stated how breast cancer diagnoses are expected to rise 50% by 2030, while most recently there was Sandra Lee's story ...
Putting Patients First
I am a cancer patient at Midwestern Hospital – The Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Zion, Illinois.  Although no one wants cancer, if you need to fight it, this is the medical center to go to.  Everything you need or want is in one building. It is so wonderful...
Industry News
We are all familiar with cancer awareness and how each month has the designation of awareness for specific types cancers. Perhaps one of the most well-known is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which takes place during the month of October. You will find everyone from...
Industry News
Patient Experience Week is a celebration of the healthcare staff that go above and beyond to increase the patient experience.  Every facility has those exceptional souls that give more of themselves.  They look for ways to make their patient a little more comfortable,...