Loneliness is a huge issue for many people, including elderly people. Imagine living in a rural area where access to resources and human contact may be limited. A recent summit focused on the problem and possible solutions.
Nursing care is moving from inside the hospital to outside in the community. What kind of work are nurses doing if they’re not at the bedside? How are they being trained? You’ll find some answers in Nurses Needed: In the community, part 4 of a Catching Health special report on nursing in Maine.