Keeping in Touch

Healthcare traveling is exciting and fun! You can meet some great new friends while traveling the country. But how do you keep in touch with your family while you are on an assignment? Or your friends and co-workers after you contract is over? With all of the new social media websites, it’s easier than ever! Here are some sites that we have found that are helpful for keeping up with family, friends, and co-workers.

Facebook – A Facebook account makes it easy to keep in touch no matter where you are.

Twitter – Using this site, you can update your friends about your life in 140 characters.

MySpace – Similar to Facebook, this site lets you keep in touch with friends and family.

Family Den – Share family photos, family videos, and more.

KinCafe – Connect with friends and family on this easy to use site.

NursesReconnected – Get back in touch with former co-workers from previous assignments.


  1. Is there room on this blog to post our favorite travel pics while on contract? Just wondering!

  2. Melanie-thanks for your question! At this time, travelers cannot post a picture to our blog. You can email it to me though and I would be happy to post it in our Flicker account. My email is You can also post it in our Traveler’s Photo Album on our Facebook fan page.

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