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'Silver tsunami' threatens housing woes

...defined as assisted living. It's an expensive model with around-the-clock care from a high-level staff of registered nurses. Assisted living allows a greater level of independence, with assistance for only the more difficult daily tasks, and it...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-11/silver-tsunami-threatens-housing-woes
Local
VA official: Recruitment a challenge in Alaska

...Health Care System said Thursday that recruitment of doctors and nurses is one of the biggest challenges the system faces.Cynthia...mental health care or, with the assistance of an on-site nurse, medical care and exams.Nearly 90 percent of VA patients...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/va-official-recruitment-challenge-alask
State
Nuchalawoyya celebrated in Tanana

...suffered setbacks in the 1980s and '90s. The Tanana hospital, with a 20-bed capacity and a staff of two doctors, nine nurses and other non-medical staff, was shut down by the federal Indian Health Service in 1982.In that same timeframe, the Federal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-22/nuchalawoyya-celebrated-tanana
State
Sheufelt recounts transcontinental race

...I was insane."The doctor thought she shouldn't get back on the bike at all but insisted 12 hours off the course and the nurses made reservations at a local hotel."They wanted to make sure I wasn't going back out on the road," Sheufelt said...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-25/sheufelt-recounts-transcontinental-rac
Sports
Filling in the (coverage) gaps

...through a combination of Tribal health organizations and their Community Health Aide Programs, community-based public health nurses and the highest number of community health centers and federally qualified health centers per capita in the country. We counted...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-24/filling-coverage-gaps
Opinion
Convicted killer says he has 3 more victims

...locked up in a cage."Wade, 34, was convicted of killing nurse Mindy Schloss and convicted of evidence tampering in the death...2010 in the 2007 death of Schloss, a neighbor who worked as a nurse practitioner."I deserve much worse," he tearfully said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-22/convicted-killer-says-he-has-3-more-vic
State
Sheufelt finishes Race Across America

...consists of rider Janice, crew chief Jim, night trainer Megan Sheufelt, errand car and nurse Sara Lang, errand car John Lang, chef/nutritionist and nurse Stacey Bjerkeset, mechanic and driver Terry Ward (all from Juneau), assistant crew...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-23/sheufelt-finishes-race-across-america
Sports
Juneau Community Foundation grant supports JUMPP program

...Partnerships for Families & Children. The core working group includes three pediatricians, a nurse practitioner, a psychologist, a public health nurse, non-profit and state-agency social workers, medical office staff, and non-profit administrators...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-29/juneau-community-foundation-grant-s
Neighbors
Sheufelt on pace to win Race Across America

...consists of rider Janice, crew chief Jim, night trainer Megan Sheufelt, errand car and nurse Sara Lang, errand car John Lang, chef/nutritionist and nurse Stacey Bjerkeset, mechanic and driver Terry Ward (all from Juneau), assistant crew...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-20/sheufelt-pace-win-race-across-america
Sports
Letter: thanks, BRH, for getting us ship-shape and back home

...for home; the staff at the hospital who reserved the hotel room; the two doctors who assessed the injury; and especially nurse Jenny Garcia and her husband Michael, who provided a trip to Wal-Mart for medication that evening. Out of the kindness of...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-06-30/letter-thanks-brh-getting-us-ship-sha
Letters

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