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Trump’s budget plan slashes Medicaid

May 25, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The president’s 2018 budget includes a proposal for more than $610 billion in Medicaid cuts over the next decade. 

Are you a transformational leader?

May 24, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Even the best staffs will get only so far without leaders who ask them to explore new ideas and push them to move beyond the status quo.

Pneumonia antibiotics often ineffective, study finds

May 23, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A new study found nearly one in four adults with pneumonia did not respond to prescribed treatment.

Live from the 2017 Spring Memory Care Forum

May 23, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Nearly 200 attendees and 20 expert speakers are gathering in Philadelphia for a two-day deep dive into the executive and clinical aspects of delivering the country’s most sophisticated memory care services.

Memory Cafes allow cognitively impaired to 'just be'

May 19, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Memory Cafes, a concept born in the Netherlands, are growing in popularity across the country as a way for families and those with cognitive impairment to communicate and socialize on their own terms.

The values and risks of employee satisfaction surveys

May 19, 2017  |  Joanne Madden
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Employee satisfaction surveys can be a helpful retention tool, but they also can raise red flags with employment law attorneys.

Helping Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions

May 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved the CHRONIC Care Act of 2017, which increases care delivery options for chronically ill Medicare beneficiaries.

American Heart Association and home care startup partner for heart and stroke care

May 18, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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A startup home care company, Honor, is joining forces with the American Heart Association to bring front-line research and protocols to patients at home.

Putting men in the caregiving spotlight

May 18, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A recent report from the AARP Public Policy Institute finds that a growing number of family caregivers are men, but few are getting the support or resources to make caring easier.

LeadingAge CAST expands telehealth selection resources

May 18, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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An expanded vendor matrix and new case studies help IT teams choose the best telehealth solutions for their settings.