This week, we want to honor National Nurses Week, May 6-12! National Nurses Day was established in 1982, first by the American Nursing Association and then by President Reagan. The day was expanded into a week in 1991. In 1996, May 6 was declared National RN Recognition Day and May 8 became National Student Nurses Day...Read more
Raising Awareness for Brain Injury Awareness Month
This week, we want to recognize Brain Injury Awareness Month, which is happening this March! The Brain Injury Association of America is hosting events online and in-person throughout the month to raise awareness and build community. The BIAA specifies that "An acquired brain injury (ABI) is an injury to the...Read more
Izzy Wheels: Making Inclusive Fashion Fun!
A while ago, we shared the story of the brand No Limbits and how Erica Cole is raising awareness of the need for inclusive and adaptive clothing. But how does adaptive clothing pair with the same old wheelchair designs? That's where Izzy Wheels comes in!Read more
Irish sisters Izzy and...
Demystifying the Office of Ombudsman
This week, we want to give another "behind the scenes" look at an aspect of home care. If you've heard or seen the term "ombudsman" in a home care context and are confused, this post is for you! The Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care (OOLTC) is an advocacy agency that serves long-term...Read more