Archive for July, 2014

“Care of the elderlies is as challenging as calculus.”

Nurses, or even common people, agree that elderlies are among the vital and vulnerable patients or clients in health care. They may be murky or sloggy but they need extra care like newborns and infants from health care professionals. And for that, they became my subject for my first exposure in the nursing world.

Asilo de Molo, Hospice Care Facility, Gerontological NursingBut before I share what have transpired in my first two week duty in a hospice care facility, let me describe first what some of the terms.

Elderlies are those who have passed the middle age and is going to old age. Often they are passed the age of 70 years and has old- age related health imbalances such as dementia, alzheimers and post surgery or MI/Stroke consequences. Because of the contemporary circumstances in the society, families choose to put their elderly in a hospice care facility.

Hospice Care is known as an end of life care where the goal of the care is to help people who are dying have peace, comfort, and dignity according to Medline Plus. Nurses and caregivers are usually the person who render care for them. They try to control pain and other symptoms so a person can remain as alert and comfortable as possible. (more…)

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“Goodbye, Facebook.”

99 Days of Freedom from Facebook, Facebook Experiment

Today, July 10, 2014 at exactly 6am, I joined the  Dutch ad agency named Just in their road to ‘Freedom‘.  This a campaign in response to the controversial Facebook Experiment, which I also condemn. Up until now I cannot decipher why Facebook has done such research. The study was ‘poorly communicated‘ and I felt betrayed, devastated and sad.

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