Month: September 2016

Library of Congress Veterans History Project

Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services will be collaborating with the Library of Congress on a Veterans History Project. We are working with Brith Sholom Senior Apartments and the veterans that reside there who would like to participate.

Our plan is to record the oral history through interview of the resident veterans of Brith Sholom Senior Apartments. Once the oral history is recorded, it will take 4-6 months max to get everything digitized and uploaded on the LOG website and the veterans will have their own personal profile. We will be preserving original documents, pictures, and medals, uniforms, and materials from U.S. veterans – both current and donated from surviving veterans, and/or their family members. There are 80-100 new collections every week and over 100.000 to date- they are all available online to view and listen to in the online library. There is a search bar you can use to navigate and narrow your search (key words, dates and date ranges, war, location, and name.

Members involved: Owen Edward Rogers (Library of Congress), Stan Rynkiewicz, Irene Dudley, Elizabeth Goodman, Gina Paulino (DMHHSS), and Mike Schaeffer(Brith Sholom).

More to come as this project develops!

2016 “Wild On Wounds” Conference – Rio Hotel, Las Vegas

As the Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) states on their websitehttp://www.wcei.net, “Wild on Wounds℠ (WOW) is the national wound conference designed for healthcare professionals that are interested in enhancing their knowledge in skin and wound management. Clinicians come from all over the US to see, touch and participate in our hands-on workshops.

They also learn about all the new and advanced wound care treatments and technologies to better help care for their patients. At WOW one of the most important sessions is the Buzz Report is where you’ll find out what’s hot in wound care, including new products, guidelines, resources and tools. It’s an information-packed session that, just by itself, is worth the trip. Health care professionals can elevate their clinical skills thanks to a powerful lineup of interactive and advanced how-to sessions, along with plenty of hands-on workshops. You’ll get to participate in product training with industry experts that will advance your knowledge of wound care technologies. WOW provides the kind of networking opportunities that allow you to truly engage with others in a meaningful way. Wound care is serious business. Whether it’s staying abreast of healthcare reform changes or learning about new treatment guidelines, being the best at what we do is paramount. And giving yourself the gift of this conference and everything it offers is a tangible way to revitalize, re-energize and find your wound care mojo.”

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