Entries by Jennifer Bembry, RN

How Long Does Oxycodone Stay in Your System?

What is Oxycodone? Oxycodone is a narcotic pain reliever in the opioid family of analgesics, given for the management of moderate to severe pain. It’s sold under the name Oxycontin, as well as many others. Like all opioids and opiates, it works by binding with opioid receptors found in nerve tissue throughout the brain and […]

How to Hire a Private Nurse in California

If you are facing a major health event, selecting the best care setting is likely to be of primary concern. In-home private nursing services allow you to heal and convalesce while in the privacy and comfort of your own home. Read on to learn about private duty nursing, what conditions they treat, and some helpful […]

Finding the Best Senior Home Care Services

Choosing the best senior home care services does not have to be a daunting task. Looking for experience, professionalism, and compassion in your home care services provider can go a long way towards ensuring you or your loved one gets the care they need. At Kinkaid Private Care, we have decades of experience helping seniors […]

How Does Hospice Work at Home?

End-of-life care is all about increasing the quality of life and comfort in a person’s final days. For many, this means staying in their own home, rather than staying in a nursing home or medical facility. That’s what hospice work at home hopes to accomplish – allowing people to enjoy their last days to their […]

Alcohol Withdrawal Insomnia: What to Expect

Insomnia and alcohol withdrawal often go hand in hand. This common and tough symptom can lead to relapses early in recovery, but medical detox professionals can provide treatment. You need not suffer from sleepless nights to achieve sobriety. Let the Kinkaid Private Care team help you overcome insomnia and alcohol withdrawal in this tough phase […]

How Long Does Fentanyl Stay in Your System?

The opioid epidemic has become even more devastating due to the increased presence of fentanyl in illicit painkillers, cocaine, and heroin. Fentanyl is a synthetic prescription-only opioid painkiller that’s 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine. Because of its extreme potency,  fentanyl can easily cause a fatal overdose.  Fentanyl abuse has been on the […]