Parish Nurse

 

My ministry is Parish Nursing which I am passionate about.  I am an RN whose PRIMARY focus is the St. Rita Faith Community.   I have served St. Rita Parish family for over 10 years and I have loved every minute.  I work evenings and weekends.

My goal is health promotion and disease prevention - providing holistic care, connecting the mind, body and spirit for each patient so they can strive for wellness!  The emphasis is to promote independence and prevent decline; support lifestyle changes as they relate to health and wellness; offer health education and health tips.

I support all patents and their families by making home visits, accompany patients to their doctor's appointments; make Emergency Room visits, hospital visits, nursing home visits, assist with end-of-life journeys, and "like" our St. Rita family to our Pastor and staff.  Please feel free to contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  

 

HOUSECALL

 

Mayo Clinic is ranked #1 in the nation.

Vol. 20, Issue 57 | July 16, 2020

   

 

 

 

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES

   

 

Safe outdoor activities during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic doesn't have to halt all of your summertime fun. Here are several fun outdoor activities you can still enjoy.

 

   

First-aid kits: Stock supplies that can save lives

 

First-aid kits — How to assemble first-aid kits for your home and car.

 

 

EXPERT ANSWERS

Diabetes: Does alcohol and tobacco use increase my risk?

Alcohol and tobacco use increases your risk of diabetes. Find out how.

Tanning: Does a base tan prevent sunburn?

There's no proof that a base tan protects against sunburn.

Heart cancer: Is there such a thing?

Although heart tumors do occur, the vast majority of them are noncancerous (benign).

 

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Healthy-cooking techniques: Boost flavor and cut calories


Create a family health record


Self-esteem: Take steps to feel better about yourself

 

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HEALTHY RECIPES


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HEALTH TIP

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