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Therapy billing fraud: When will LTC learn?

January 19, 2017     Tom Ealey

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?

Top 10 dementia care rules for nursing homes

January 18, 2017     Judi Kulus, MSN, MAT, RN, NHA, DNS-CT, RAC-MT

How well does your facility comply with the State Operations Manual's new rules concerning dementia care?

Story of my life

January 14, 2017     Beth Thomas Hertz

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.

Activity programming: An administrator’s view

January 6, 2017     Sean Mockbee, BS, NHA

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.

Long-Term Living is now I Advance Senior Care!

January 4, 2017     The I Advance Senior Care Editors

Happy 2017! Our new name is now in place: Long-Term Living is now I Advance Senior Care!

Elder falls prevention

January 4, 2017     Tom DiCarlo

While there's no silver bullet to prevent falls, several strategies can reduce the risks, says a rehabilitation services provider.

Assisted living's struggle with drug prices

December 29, 2016     Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The rising cost of drugs may be forcing assisted living residents to make some unhealthy choices, warns a new report. Someone could pay dearly for that later, especially at CCRCs.

The best of 2016

December 29, 2016     The Long-Term Living editors

CMS mandates, dementia care strategies, cross-team collaboration and ageism culture change—We checked our web visits and social media stats to see which in-depth articles were the most popular among our readers in 2016. Did you miss any of these?

Foundations for a powerful Giving Program

December 22, 2016     Doug Myers

What makes a strong and healthy charitable giving program? The President and CEO of the Asbury Foundation shares how to create a philanthropic program that keeps on giving throughout the year, not just during the holidays when generosity tends to spike.

Value-driven senior living design

December 22, 2016     Ron Reid, AIA

What values are driving the design of today’s senior living communities? Linden Wood Village is an example of how senior living communtities can balance amenities and variety with safety and security, all while being good neighbors.

Untangling Alzheimer’s research

December 19, 2016     Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Why is dementia research so challenging? Editors from the journal of the Alzheimer’s Association explain how far the research community has come—and how far it still has to go.

Four ways to reduce employee injuries

December 16, 2016     Marty Butler

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


AMA releases guidelines for health apps adoption

December 14, 2016     Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Health apps like fitness trackers and vitals testers can be a fun way to engage people in their own wellness, but finding apps that have value for the whole clinician-patient relationship hasn’t been easy.

LTC industry: Get back to basics ahead of Trump Adminstration

December 12, 2016     Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

There may be regulatory changes ahead for the long-term care industry under a Trump Administration and Republican-led Congress, but Cynthia Morton says the best thing long-term care facilities can do is to keep doing what they've always done: take care of people.

GOP, Trump regime met with optimism

December 9, 2016     Robert Gatty

AHCA/NCAL anticipates—and looks forward to—expected regulatory relief and repeal under the new Republican-led White House and Congress.

Leaders of Tomorrow

December 8, 2016    

10 ways to reduce UTIs

December 5, 2016     Caralyn Davis

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the leading infection in long-term care and can manifest as serious symptoms. Learn how to reduce prevalence and bolster preventive programs. 

Medicare crunch time with Trump administration, Part II

December 1, 2016     Robert Gatty

Contributor Robert Gatty ponders whether sweeping reforms are ahead as President-elect Donald Trump fills out his Cabinet and Republicans retain majority in Congress. 

One-on-one with...Cynthia Morton

November 28, 2016     Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

What's in store for long-term care in 2017? Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President of NASL, talks about coming regulations and policy changes, including how a Trump administration could affect Medicaid.

Financing affordable assisted living

November 23, 2016     Steve Kennedy

The national need for affordable assisted living is surging, but how will we find the funds to build more?