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In this issue: The new CMS Mega Rule, musical memory therapy, infection preventionists, wander management and more.
Friends Life Care and SpiriTrust Lutheran will launch a new program to support seniors as they continue to live at home.
The long-term care technology provider will adopt Microsoft’s Azure platform to launch its new care coordination software and other business intelligence services.
The Illinois-based long-term care pharmacy brings in a 36-year veteran as its new CEO.
A man with Parkinson’s disease has started playing piano at the hospital to the delight of patients and surprise of doctors.
New industry segments and acquisitions are expected to drive the primary growth this year, according to a new Capital One Healthcare survey of healthcare executives.
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
Delirium in long-term care settings is subtle, deadly and more prevalent than caregivers think, according to new findings.
Researchers trained and observed the ability of a nurse to identify and assess frailty in seniors at geriatric day hospitals.
The two companies are joining forces to provide better data for clinicians performing remote consults.
Home health agencies that receive Medicare or Medicaid funds must now comply with a new set of rules designed to close the gaps in care documentation.
How can administrators support activity programming and make their activities directors the best they can be? An Arizona assisted living owner/operator explains the value of encouraging new ideas.
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.
Navigating nursing homes and Medicaid is never easy, but resident blogger Kathy Mears has had trouble getting around, literally. It took several visits and months to get her joystick adjusted and working properly—and caused an injury in the process.
Grandma’s cooking brings back fond memories for Senior Editor Nicole Stempak who considers the power—and importance—of food traditions.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears details her lengthy—and frustrating—journey of setting up a Qualified Income Trust (QIT/Miller trust) to meet Ohio’s changing Medicaid eligibility requirements.