One of the hardest-hit groups has been seniors living in assisted living facilities or nursing homes. During the pandemic, these facilities have had to shut down to visitors and many have experienced outbreaks leading to devastating losses.
Social media certainly has its upsides, and has been proven to be a great way for kids to still be able to converse with their friends during the times of school closures and no sports, but it is far less regulated than the main stream media, and relevant to alcohol, this can be a very real issue.
If there was one industry who didn’t miss out on any work during the (ongoing, at time of publication) COVID-19 pandemic, it was the healthcare industry. Here are some ways hospitals are expected to change once the COVID-19 pandemic is finally brought to an end.
While it’s true that getting your degree when you’ve been out of school for a long time can be a challenge, it also has many incredible rewards. Think it’s too late to go back? Think again. Here’s what you need to know about going back to school later in life, whether you’re 35 or 60!
Sex trafficking is a chronic issue worldwide. But it’s alarming that we’re seeing an increase in the exploitation of human trafficking victims as the pandemic rages on. Here’s how you can help advocate for victims who are even more vulnerable during the pandemic.
Whether it be a social worker or someone working in physical health, we have to remember that these people are experiencing all of the same changes that we are due to COVID, and then they have to go help other people deal with their own issues every single day.
What many people don’t realize, however, is that some nurses are helping multiple communities in need during this time. Travel nurses are doing incredibly important work for patients all over the country. But what is it like being a travel nurse during COVID-19?
Today, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, activism is increasingly taking place over social media, in addition to the protests happening all over the country. But what is social media activism? Want to get involved but aren’t sure how? Here’s what you need to know about this powerful tool—and how to use it for good.
As stay-at-home orders spread across the nation, campuses were forced to close and schools began to hold classes online for the rest of the semester—and possibly beyond.
Physicians diagnose homeless individuals with a higher number of illnesses compared to the housing stable population. Also, housing unstable individuals statistically have much shorter lifespans: about 12 years, on average.
When you add transgender identity to this equation, the numbers look even worse.