Putting a loved one into a nursing home is a difficult decision, and finding the right location can seem impossible. With 1.5 million Americans living in full time nursing facilities, it’s important to know the facts behind nursing home care. www.nursingschoolhub.com has created an infographic entitled “Golden Years”, detailing the realities of nursing home care.
Texting has become one of the most common and widely used ways of sending message to other person. No matter whether you want to invite your friends for a dinner, invite colleague for a business meeting or send a birthday note, the text messages proves to be an apt way for all. Mobile phones have become necessity among people of all ages and groups and with the growing use of mobile phones, the use of text messaging which is commonly known as texting has also increased. The term text messaging or texting originally refers to the messages that were sent using SMS (Short Message Service).
The first ever text message was “ Merry Christmas” that was sent on 3rd December, 1992 by a software engineer named Neil Papworth to Richard Jarvis who was the Vodafone director. The message was received by Jarvis on his Orbitel 901 cell phone. As per the statistics, text messaging service is one of the most widely mobile data service that has 74% of the share that is equivalent to 2.4 billion of subscribers out of the total 3.3 billion subscribers.
There are various websites that enables a user to send free text messages and some of the most popular sites are smssheep.com, pumpsms.com, slidesms.com, sendsmsnow.com and afreesms.com.
1 in 2 American adults have a chronic disease, and 7 in 10 deaths can be directly linked to chronic illnesses. 80% of Americans 65 and older suffer from a chronic disease. Chronic diseases are illnesses that can be controlled but not cure and is long lasting. A few examples of chronic disease are cystic fibrosis, Alzheimer’s Disease, heart disease, cancer, obesity, and osteoporosis. Heart disease, in particular, is a major concern in society. As the single biggest killer of Americans since 1920, heart disease causes 1 in 4 deaths of Americans. Heart attacks strike over 920,000 individuals each year. Diabetes affects over 18.8 million people, with a staggering 7 million undiagnosed.
Many individuals with diabetes suffer from strokes-the risk for stroke is 2-4 times higher in those with diabetes. Cancer is another major disease that affects men and women. 1 in 2 men will experience cancer, along with 1 in 3 women.
In order to avoid these diseases, many people are taking charge of their health. A few of the ways to remain healthy is to avoid excessive alcohol consumption, quit smoking, and begin a diet and exercise regimen.
This infographic, “Sick! Epidemic of Chronic Diseases ” by
Millions of workers are returning to college or graduate school to further their educations and seek additional training, due in part to recession trends in U.S. economy. The number of adults age 30 and over enrolled in some form of higher education is currently 5.5 million, a 322% increase from 1970. Expert projections predict over 6.1 million adults age 30+ will be enrolled in 2019. Persons age 55 and over account for 350,000 students in colleges and universities.
Although the number of people seeking advanced degrees is expected to see the largest increase among all educational pursuits by 2020, some degrees will be more valuable than others in the long run. The estimated percentage of increase in employment by educational category between 2010 and 2020 is the highest for those students who have completed a Master’s degree (22%) and lowest for students who have completed a High school diploma or equivalent (12%). The overall number of new jobs forecast to be created between 2010 and 2020 for specific educational categories suggests the most new jobs will require a High school diploma or equivalent (7,576,000), and the least required category will be for persons with “Some college, no degree” (142,000).
While the most jobs may require at least a High school diploma, students who pursue higher educational degrees retain greater potential to see return on their investments, On average, adults who have a job while enrolled in college see a 22% return on tuition dollars. An average of 12% return is reported for traditional students. Nearly 85% of employers offer some form of tuition reimbursement programs.
Persons employed in fields of accounting and auditing can increase their salaries by adding further certification levels onto their base degrees. These fields are forecast to increase in demand by 16% through 2020. Jobs included in accounting and auditing fields include: bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks; budget analysts; cost estimators; financial analysts; financial examiners; financial managers; management analysts; personal finance advisors; tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents; top executives.
Infographic Source:- masters-in-accounting.org
Foodborne contaminants are a common form of preventable illness in the United States today. Annually, 48 millions Americans are sickened from a pathogen contained in something they ate. That is nearly 20%, or 1 out of every 6 citizens. There are 128,000 hospitalizations due to food-related pathogens each year. 3,000 persons in the U.S. die each year due to foodborne illness. Anyone is susceptible to contracting these illnesses; however, pregnant women, older adults, and persons with chronic illnesses are at increased risk of becoming very sick.
Infographic Source:- mba-healthcare-management.com
Nearly half of adults in America report their financial situation is their biggest concern, yet only about a third of people have a long-term plan for savings and investment goals. High school students in the U.S. are less able than ever to properly handle money matters, even though the average employee is working longer hours for more pay. Two-thirds of do not prepare either a written or digital household budget.