Like many holidays, Christmas can be a challenge for those on the autism spectrum. Holidays often disrupt routines and bring an array of new foods, sounds and smells – all of which can be overwhelming or distressing for individuals with autism. By planning ahead, you can help your child have an enjoyable holiday.
Having highly trained and educated nurses is a priority at Freeman Health System. The Nursing Education Fund is available to eligible Freeman nurses who want to further their nursing education. Money from the fund can be used for advancing a degree, a specialty certification (which can help an RN achieve a higher level in TAPP), healthcare projects or conferences that may be too expensive to attend without assistance.
Taking your next breath may be as easy and natural as blinking your eyes. Yet for someone who’s been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis (PF), taking every precious breath can be an overwhelming task. A person with PF may experience shortness of breath, making it difficult to carry out normal daily activities, such as walking the dog, climbing stairs or playing with their grandchild.
Do you know the number one cause of lung cancer besides smoking? Hint: it’s a radioactive gas we all breathe every day, usually in small levels. And you cannot see it, smell it or touch it. If you guessed radon, you’re correct!