Florida nurses face complex risks and hazards every time they clock in for work. Health care is an ever-changing and difficult industry, and the men and women who work in this field as nurses may face certain physical risks on the job. Nursing can be hazardous, no matter the particular environment, and some nurses experience incidents that leave them unable to return to work.
In a clip from FRONTLINE's League of Denial, neuropathologist Dr. Ann McKee discusses the brain of Penn football player Owen Thomas, who took his own life at age 21. After Thomas's death, Dr. McKee studied Mr. Thomas's brain and was shocked to find evidence of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
Nursing home care, assisted living care, home care and other types of long-term care can all carry high costs. One thing some individuals do to try to reduce the financial impact future long-term care needs would have on them and their family is to get a long-term care policy.