This one is subtitled "Nursing facility personnel are essential and other things the world wasn't anticipating." Yes, while the temperature unexpectedly rose in Sochi, Russia, making winter sports precarious for many of the Olympic athletes, we on the East Coast and in other areas were having weather issues of our own. "Snow" is a four-letter word in its own right in the healthcare arena.
When top athletes arrive in Sochi, Russia, for the Paralympic Games next month, at least one long-term care professional will be representing the Stars and Stripes. Monica Bascio, an occupational therapist at Life Care Center of Evergreen, is on the U.S. cross-country ski team.