Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Nurses Without Borders

Last week, Karen Stabiner, of the New York Times, described a range of charitable organizations nurses participate in across the country. Ms. Stabiner detailed the work of the faith community nurse movement, which contrary to its name, is not limited to individuals of any one religion. While these nurses do not provide direct health services, they assist elderly in day to day activities such as driving or helping them with any questions they might have regarding health insurance. These nurses provide critical time to rest for tired, over burdened caregivers who have little to no free time of their own.

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