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Nicole Stempak Commentary

Nicole Stempak

Senior Editor

Nicole Stempak

@nicole_stempak

www.ltlmagazine.com

Nicole has a Journalism degree from Kent State University and is finalizing a master’s degree in...

The difficulty of going to the doctor

January 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
Senior Editor Nicole Stempak explores the problem of care coordination and how to help seniors access needed medical treatment. 

Cooking up nostalgia

January 4, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Grandma’s cooking brings back fond memories for Senior Editor Nicole Stempak who considers the power—and importance—of food traditions. 

Dressing residents with dignity

December 28, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A New York woman has started a collection to help area residents get new or gently used clothes, a simple gesture that reminds us dressing is more than a matter of appearances.

Remembering Christmas traditions

December 19, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The holiday season is filled with memories, which can be an entryway to connect with people with dementia.

Hope for Alzheimer's research

November 30, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Senior Editor Nicole Stempak is optimistic about drug treatments and a cure for Alzheimer’s disease despite Eli Lilly’s solanezumab Phase 3 clinical drug trial failure. 

A birthday celebration

July 28, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

North Carolina’s oldest living resident inspired Long-Term Living’s newest editor to go out and celebrate their shared birthday.

Recruiting fresh talent requires fresh thinking

May 20, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The long-term care industry is facing a workforce shortage. This Kentucky high school might be on to a solution, writes Senior Editor Nicole Stempak. 

Working on dreaming

May 16, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Senior Editor Nicole Stempak reflects on lessons learned from Argentum’s annual Senior Living Executive conference. 

Aging on the big screen

April 28, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Senior editor Nicole Stempak headed to the 40th annual Cleveland International Film Festival. In an unexpected plot twist, she found there weren’t many films featuring older adults, part of a larger narrative on aging.