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Pick a holiday – any holiday – at this time of year, and thoughts turn to family, of bringing the generations together to re-live memories and make new ones. For many families, this means bringing a grandparent, a parent, an aunt, or a cousin with dementia home from a full-time care facility or assuring that persons with dementia living at home are able to meaningfully participate in festivities....Click here to read more.

In the wake of media focus on the trials and bravery of nurses in the context of the Ebola crisis, leaders in the fields of nursing and clinical ethics have released an unprecedented report on the ethical issues facing the profession, as the American Nursing Association prepares to release a revised Code of Ethics in 2015....Click here to read more.

nursing schoolSleepless nurses don’t count sheep hopping over a fence. They count the flock of possible answers--on either side of that proverbial fence--to the ethical questions they face each day at work. There may be no way around these dilemmas. The best way through them might be to chat about them....Click here to read more.

The American Geriatrics Society presented Elizabeth “Ibby” Tanner, PhD, MS, RN, with the 2014 Dennis W. Jahnigen Memorial Award on May 16 during its Annual Scientific Meeting Awards Ceremony in New York....Click here to read more.

Professors Cynda Hylton Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN, of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing have been celebrated as two of Maryland’s Top 100 women for 2014 by the Daily Record....Click here to read more.