Tattoo Care

Tattoo Care

How to care for your new tattoo. Tattoos have been considered taboo, culturally celebrated, and even a contemporary rite of passage. Although American culture has embraced tattooing for almost 100 years, the earliest-known tattoos are on the body of Otzi the Iceman,...
The Basics: Fall Prevention

The Basics: Fall Prevention

You just received a call that Great Aunt Mary experienced a fall in her home over the weekend and has been admitted to the hospital to assess for possible injuries. How did this happen? New studies show increase of falls in older adults in the U.S., despite prevention...
The Basics: Hospice Care 101

The Basics: Hospice Care 101

The Basics: Hospice Care 101 “You matter because of who you are. You matter to the last moment of your life, and we will do all we can , not only to help you die peacefully, but also to live until you die.” –Dame Cicely Saunders, founder of the first modern...
Fire Safety Month

Fire Safety Month

In 1922, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) named the second week of October Fire Prevention Week in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire in 1871. Today we celebrate Fire Prevention Week and Month all throughout October by educating communities and...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s October and many of you may have noticed a lot of pink products and pink ribbons vying for attention amist pandemic heavy news reports. While COVID-19 is definitely going to remain the top headline for the time being, Breast Cancer Awareness still deserves to...

Baby Bust in the West Coast Sees More at Home Births

California is seeing a sustained rise in the number of women choosing to deliver their babies in settings other than a hospital, a shift that accelerated as the pandemic created more risky conditions in many hospitals. Numbers have doubled from 2010 to 2020 in this...