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Posted June 05, 2018 by kari.tarman in Stories

“Psychiatric nursing is the cake and ice cream of nursing.” That’s what Louise Jones’ co-worker said to her when she began her nursing career in 1960. In 50-plus years as a psychiatric nurse, she couldn’t agree more.

Posted February 20, 2018 by Alicia.Sisk in Stories
Art has long been a creative outlet for Samantha Abbott, 22, of Bristol. She’s dabbled in 2D, 3D, photography, ceramics, drawing, watercolor, jewelry making and chalking. But a black and white piece of scratch art from high school — a self-portrait — has given her a new sense of accomplishment. It was chosen for inclusion in a 2018 calendar published by Genoa Pharmacy.
Posted February 14, 2018 by Alicia.Sisk in Stories

By Alicia Sisk

There’s more to Amanda Grainger than meets the eye. In many ways, she’s a typical 16-year-old: she does well in school, enjoys playing softball, has good friends and makes her father very proud. But Amanda has overcome a great deal in her life, and one Oaklawn program has helped her achieve it — Camp Mariposa.


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