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PHI: Immigration policy changes could impact 1 million direct care workers

June 21, 2017  |  PHI

Government policies that impact immigrant workers could have devastating effects on senior care warns PHI, a national organization for the direct care workforce.

Masonic Villages, K4Connect form tech partnership

June 20, 2017  |  newswire

A not-for-profit provider will adopt K4Connect’s platform in its facilities following a successful pilot.

LTC celebrates 40th National Nursing Assistants Week

June 19, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

This week we salute the hard work and dedication of nursing assistants, the front-line eyes, ears and hearts of senior care.

LTC mergers and acquisitions: A CIO’s perspective

June 17, 2017  |  Greg Nicholas

When two LTC providers merge, they also combine all their IT strengths and weaknesses. Tackling integration and IT quality head-on can avoid service issues down the road.

Coloring for a connection

June 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A new coloring book from Maria Shriver is designed to help people with dementia bond with loved ones. 

The risks of being home alone

June 15, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News

Seniors can jeopardize their health when they refuse home health services after being discharged from the hospital. 

A senior parade

June 15, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

 A Minnesota town throws a parade for seniors in a long-term care facility.

Retirement community tub source of Legionnaires’ disease

June 15, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Two residents in a Florida retirement community tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease.

Putting humanity in healthcare

June 15, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A new interdisciplinary minor will focus on healthcare at the intersection of medicine and healing. 

Louisiana legislators limit long-term care competition

June 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Lawmakers have successfully extended a moratorium to restrict assisted living facilities from entering the market.