geriatrics, Nurse Practitioner

Dementia – Memory Loss

From my journal... 2005 I continued to work in geriatrics for the remainder of my career and cared for many patients with Dementia. This is "a general term for symptoms of mental decline that interfere with a person’s daily life. It is not a normal part of aging. The symptoms can include problems with memory,… Continue reading Dementia – Memory Loss

geriatrics, Nurse Practitioner

Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

From my journal... April 25, 2005 I thank God for carrying me through the first three weeks of working as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner at the 500-bed nursing home. The insurance company assigned me to provide medical care for 32 residents who have enrolled in their program as an alternative to Medicare. Judy has worked… Continue reading Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

General Nursing, Holidays

Happy Birthday, Florence Nightingale – May 12

Today we celebrate the life of Florence Nightingale, the mother of modern nursing who was born in Florence, Italy, on May 12, 1820. Her wealthy family did not support her choice of career. One doctor told her father, "Some of the nursing is done by drunken prostitutes who were given the option in the police… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Florence Nightingale – May 12

Christian Nurse, Coronavirus, Panama 2020

Mysterious Panama Fever Continues

March 18, 2020 "Therefore, to you who believe, He (Christ) is precious." I Peter 2:7 After a good night's sleep in my own comfortable bed at home here in the USA, I checked my temperature. It still read a little high but I felt fine. I called my doctor's office and spoke with my favorite… Continue reading Mysterious Panama Fever Continues

Christian Nurse, Coronavirus, Panama 2020

Panama to USA Adventure Continues

March 17, 2020 - Tuesday - Panama City, Panama God blessed me as I read my favorite travel psalm. "My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth. He will not allow your foot to be moved; He who keeps you will not slumber." Psalm 121:2-3 NKJV I thanked the Lord for a… Continue reading Panama to USA Adventure Continues

Christian Nurse, Coronavirus, Panama 2020

Should I Leave Panama Early?

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - Boquete, Panama "Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. For I, the Lord your God will hold your right hand, saying to you, 'Fear… Continue reading Should I Leave Panama Early?