I visited Pacific Senior Living in Peoria yesterday, where Mary Aime-Juedes RN, BSN, iRNPA, founder of RN Patient Advocates of Scottsdale spoke to a small local audience about patient advocacy. A delicious lunch was included at this free presentation. Pacifica Senior Living offers memory care units at two local facilities (Peoria and Paradise Valley,) with a noted Rediscovery Program developed by Encore Senior Living. The locked grounds are spacious, with plenty of shade trees and roomy covered porches, so residents can walk or gather outside at will and in comfort and safety.
Aime-Juedes is an accomplished RN with 20 years experience in many fields including Workers Compensation and oncology. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, she learned to be a patient advocate at UofA’s College of Nursing, along with three other students. There are, however, only two practicing patient advocates in all of Arizona, and a little over 50 in the entire U.S. Continue reading “RN Patient Advocate Says Be Your Own Advocate”