As providers and countless others around the nation anxiously await the fate of "fiscal cliff" negotiations in Washington, preparations also are underway for on-site holiday celebrations and observances. Nursing care is a 24/7 business that literally never stops. However, it is also necessary for professionals to take time to pause when possible to recharge their batteries and get ready for the year ahead. The McKnight's team wishes you a happy, healthy holiday season and all the best in 2013.
McKnight's Long-Term Care News will be taking a break from daily news updates on Monday, Feb. 20 in observance of President's Day.
The holidays are typically the time for families to gather for fun and cheer. But for families who haven't been keeping track of an elderly relative's health, the festivities may include a trip to the emergency room, a recent news article suggests.