Nutrition for Aging Adults: What’s for dinner?

Nutrition is important for all age ranges. Just like gas for a vehicle, what we eat powers everything that keeps us going. However, as we age, our bodies have different fuel requirements. Not only does a person’s healthy nutrition provide energy and weight moderation, it also helps combat certain diseases (e.g. osteoporosis and diabetes). Malnutrition […]

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Project SEARCH Grad Talks About His Drive to Succeed

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Malik Weddle has not missed a day of work as a laundry tech at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital since he transferred to the department last November. Malik is responsible for delivering clean laundry to patient rooms. He is serious about his work and accomplishing his goals. “I just […]

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Understanding The Teach-Back Method

Drastically improve your patients’ understanding of their care! In all settings, and particularly home care, effective health education is necessary. Far too often, patients are discharged from hospitals and other facilities lacking valuable understanding of essential material. Health literacy is the “capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate […]

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