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When Nutrition Becomes Personal: A Retired Nurse’s Story

June 29th, 2018|

When Nutrition Becomes Personal: A Retired Nurse’s Story
Have you noticed a subtle difference on your grocery’s shelves? New Nutrition Facts labels are starting to show up on some of your favorite packaged foods. This change reflects new scientific information, including the link between diet and chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. The new

Make Exercise a New Vital Sign in Your Practice

June 20th, 2018|

Make Exercise a New Vital Sign in Your Practice
Physical inactivity has been established to be an independent risk factor for many chronic diseases and conditions that threaten the health of the nation. Additionally, older adults are at particular risk for leading sedentary lifestyles.

June is good time to add exercise as a new vital sign

atom Alliance’s Top 10 Patient-Focused Stories of 2015

December 18th, 2015|

There are many ways to keep in touch with the work atom Alliance is doing in Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Top Five Most Downloaded Patient Resources 2015

December 14th, 2015|

Top Five Most Downloaded Patient Resources 2015

atom Alliance aims to help patients get the information, skills, and confidence they need to manage their health and healthcare. These are the top-five, patient-focused resources downloaded from www.atomAlliance.org in 2015

If You’re Hospitalized, What Should You Take with You?

December 6th, 2015|

A visit to the hospital can be stressful. If you’re hospitalized, bringing along medical information and a few personal items will make your stay go more smoothly.

Speak Up for Better Care

December 5th, 2015|

As a patient, you can make your care safer by being an active, involved and informed member of your healthcare team. The Speak Up™ initiative provides simple advice on how you can help make healthcare a good experience.

A Foundation Dedicated to Your Safety

November 25th, 2015|

Someone’s looking out for you. The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) is dedicated to patient safety. Their vision is to create a world where patients are free from harm by partnering with patients and families, the healthcare community and others.

Find End-of-Life Resources at CaringInfo.org

November 10th, 2015|

CaringInfo.org is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization that provides free resources to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis happens.

We Recommend AARP Home & Family Caregiving

November 4th, 2015|

If you’re a caregiver or a potential caregiver of an older adult, the AARP Home & Family Caregiving website is an excellent resource for you.

Pledge to Get Your Flu Vaccine

October 13th, 2015|

Influenza, most commonly known as flu, is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and the flu infection can affect people differently.

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