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July 16, 2020

After twenty-two years of service to the elderly at Peabody Home in Franklin, and specifically those coping with the ravages of aging, Cheryl Barnes RN is hanging up her stethoscope and heading into retirement. 

In 1998, she was hired as the Director of Nursing Services...

June 30, 2020

Published with kind permission from KevinMD.com

“Have you ever been on a cruise?” Betty asks.

It’s a strange question in the age of COVID-19, where thousands of people have been stranded on large ships over the past few months. I’m a wound physician who rounds at nursi...

Nursing is a calling. 

Those that gravitate towards a career in nursing have an overarching desire to help others.  Of course, there are many fields within the profession; at last count, nursing placement services quote up to 104 nursing specialties.   Registered nurses...

America and the other 194 countries of the world are under siege of what has been described by Scott Gottlieb, MD., former commissioner of the FDA, as “maybe a once-in-a-generation pathogen that straddles that terrifying area between being contagious enough that it can...

April 2, 2020

Article by: Clint Maun

Without a doubt, the Coronavirus pandemic will burden the U.S. healthcare system and further strain the healthcare workforce shortage. So, this only compounds and increases the need for qualified medical specialists in nursing homes and long-term...

April 2, 2020

Peabody Home recognized the support and care provided by two local doctors associated with the non-profit residential home for the elderly in conjunction with the National Awareness Day for all doctors.  It didn’t matter to Peabody staff that the medical degrees held b...

The Coronavirus, Covid-19 that is central to our lives these days given media tendency to find the most dramatic, terrible events to report around the world and stream into our homes at record speed.  With this new virus, I appreciate the rapidity in which information...

In New Hampshire our State psyche could be described as independent and self-reliant, however with a rapidly aging population, we must all be attuned to predatory and opportunistic individuals perpetrating various scams on our more vulnerable citizenry.

Nationwide, the...

December 2, 2019

The holiday season is a time when our lives seemingly speed up as we maintain the frenetic pace of a jam-packed calendar of activities, largely self-imposed and guaranteed to cause stress. None of us particularly looks forward to the pressure of holiday shopping naviga...

October 31, 2019

Seven staff members from the Peabody Home in Franklin, New Hampshire have been certified by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.  The certification compliments other professional credentials and training already obtained within the multi-leveled sk...

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