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  Sheila Wilson, Host of the Whine and Cheese interview today is with Betsy Wurzel, a prior LPN,  Caregiver, and Radio Host on PWTRN, to discuss the issues she had to do deal with as an LPN over 25 years ago.  If you close your eyes and listen, you would think Betsy was talking about nursing issues happening currently and not over 25 years ago.  So, really has anything really changed with the issues Nurses […]

  Today’s interview is with Meghan Smith Brooks: A Mother’s Spiritual Journey of Healing and Discovery. Meghan Smith Brooks discusses why she wrote this book and what she would like the reader to learn from her journey with grieving the loss of her son. Meghan provides suggestions that may help you through your grieving in the interview with Betsy Wurzel. Betsy Wurzel highly recommends reading this book which she found very helpful in dealing with […]

  Joe Brazeal is the author of “Living  With Thunder, Alzheimer’s Untold – A Family’s Journey” and talks with Betsy Wurzel on why he wrote this book and the challenges of being a caregiver. How this diagnosis impacts a family in so many ways.  Also, providing two short videos for more understanding on Early Onset Alzheimers’ Diagnosis. You will find much information in this interview with Betsy Wurzel and Joe Brazeal: Click here to listen… […]

Sheila Wilson’s guest today is Jone Jensen, MSN BSN R.N, who has been a nurse for 47 years, she has spent 45 of those years in the psychiatric field.  During our interview we discussed the violence that can happen and how did the staff and administration handle the episodes of violence.  We also discussed the question as to why a lot of the times anyone with a mental health issue doesn’t get held accountable for […]

  Our guest this week is Shawn Kennedy who is the Editor in Chief of the American Journal of Nursing. Shawn, along with her colleagues Diana Mason and Kristi Westphaln published an Opinion article in Newsweek about the effect of visiting policies in hospitals and nursing homes during the Covid pandemic. The restrictive visiting policies have sacrificed family-centered care and human connection to maintain safety, but these authors suggest that it is time to make […]


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