Kayla’s Story of Perseverance and Resilience

Caregiver Needed | Kayla’s Story of Perseverance and Resilience

For many who work in healthcare, the desire to work as a caregiver goes beyond a career choice: it’s a calling. This path is more than just a job. It means you are giving back to someone who can never repay you, but all the while you must ensure that they are cared for with […]

Alice Sgro – LNA at The Edgewood Centre

Alice Sgro

It’s no secret that working in healthcare is not for the faint of heart. The pandemic only further emphasized this. Being a caregiver is for the lionhearted. During a time of uncertainty and wariness, it’s for those that are fearless enough to take care of others and for those that are kind enough to spark […]

The nursing assistant shortage: a long term problem worsened by COVID

laconia daily sun - nh needs caregivers may 2021

Like many workforce challenges, the shortage of licensed nurse’s assistants has been exacerbated by COVID-19 and its myriad effects on employment and personal safety. But the LNA shortage has been brewing for decades.’ Read the full article by Roberta Baker in The Laconia Daily Sun. 

NH receives federal grant to help train and employ 700 NH Licensed Nursing Assistants

NH Needs Caregivers! is a grant-funded effort to help individuals start a healthcare career as a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) at a nursing home.

About the Program The New Hampshire Health Care Association (NHHCA) recently received a $641,000 grant through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to recruit, assist and place upwards of 700 individuals in nursing homes across the state as Licensed Nursing Assistants (LNAs). Individuals can be trained in as little as three weeks for […]