You Did a Good Job

You Did a Good Job

Everyone loves recognition and praise for a job well done. We CNAs know this doesn’t always happen in our line of work. Why wait until our supervisors give us praise? Let’s praise each other! Peer praise is important to help build your team and help...
The Power Of A CNA’s Touch

The Power Of A CNA’s Touch

The holidays are here. Time for family traditions and remembering happy holiday memories. Unfortunately, many of our residents no longer have family to help them do this. This is one area their CNAs step in.  A simple yet powerful gesture this season is touch....
Career Opportunities Abound for CNAs

Career Opportunities Abound for CNAs

I firmly believe that CNAs could do anything they want to do. They are resourceful, passionate, and resilient. They are able to juggle numerous tasks at once and can pivot quickly from one thing to another. So I was pleased to talk with NICE’s Cindy Frakes and NAHCA...
The Invisible CNA

The Invisible CNA

One of many things that was so wonderful about our recent CNA Fest is that it put a real focus on CNAs and gave them an exclusive opportunity to be seen, heard, and celebrated. But how many of you went home and back to work and felt invisible? There are many reasons...
The ABCs of RSV

The ABCs of RSV

You’ve probably seen the commercial on TV. Happy older adults talking about their plans for the summer and fall and the fun things they’ll do. Then the screen gets dark, and a dire warning appears about the dangers of RSV to people over 60. You may be wondering what...