An elderly woman died in a nursing home because staff refused to perform CPR

Just heard about this horrible story tonight.  An 87-year-old woman died of a heart attack after she passed out in an assisted living facility in Bakersfield, CA.  The nurse who was on duty called 911 but refused to perform CPR, because it was the facility’s policy. The link: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-0304-senior-dispatcher-20130304,0,43655.story This story made me angry inContinue reading “An elderly woman died in a nursing home because staff refused to perform CPR”

30 is looming closer and closer: How should I move forward with my career?

The work I’ve done on this blog and the positive responses I’ve received (thank you all so much!) have opened up new ideas for me.  In the month and a half since I started working on this blog, I already feel as though I’ve been able to make somewhat of a difference in others’ lives. Continue reading “30 is looming closer and closer: How should I move forward with my career?”