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In this issue: The new CMS Mega Rule, musical memory therapy, infection preventionists, wander management and more.
How well does your facility comply with the State Operations Manual's new rules concerning dementia care?
Taking a deeper, much more extensive look at a resident's life history is becoming a key part of progressive care plans, especially for those with dementia.
By Marty Butler, Senior Vice President, Practice Leader, Assurance
Read how one assisted living community used a four-step risk management approach to lower its workers’ compensation costs
A group of retirement community residents showed their solidarity by marching around the campus Saturday.
The risks to pricing and competition among Medicare plans were key factors in the denial, the court says.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has seen a substantial decline in hospitalization admissions among Medicare beneficiaries in long-term care.
A first-of-its-kind apartment complex in Cleveland aims to meet the needs of low-income seniors as well as the LGBT community.
Providers who overbill or fudge their therapy services are on the DOJ’s radar more than ever. So why is there still so much therapy billing fraud?
The new FDA rules acknowledge the unique role and dispensing needs of LTC pharmacies, including emergency kits and remote dispensing.
One senior living community is now the forever home for a former resident’s dog.
A new startup is trying to move the healthcare experience forward beginning by re-examining primary care.
CarePatrol Franchise System has been natmed the No. 1 senior placement franchise in the nation for the seventh consecutive year. CarePatrol helps families find assisted living, independent living, memory care and nursing homes.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears is working to be more agreeable and less argumentative with an aide.
Blogger Kathleen Mears wants you to leap into the new year and suggests ways to set yourself up for success in 2017.
Marketing consultant Luke Fannon explains why administrator engagement can make all the difference in increasing census and fostering a more productive sales and marketing team.