View Digital Edition
View the Issues Archive
In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
Dementia is increasingly prevalent among nursing facility residents, and facility leaders have been under a lot of pressure to specialize care to meet the growing need.
By following the practical approaches to rounding described in this article, you can maximize what you learn about care delivery and achieve the greatest results.
88% of people who have actually been residents would recommend the experience compared with the people outside the walls of a nursing home.
Sheriff Doug Schuster said he’d like to have such a registry started next spring.
Update to patients and caregivers featured two papers linking Alzheimer's and herpes viruses.
Having hearing loss and not knowing it might translate into higher medical bills and other health problems for many seniors, two new studies suggest.
In a world where ratings and reviews help shape consumer choice, long-term care has a major perception problem.
Researchers have shown that early dementia signs could be detected by a simple short scan of the individual’s neck.
The state’s Charities Bureau this month released new guidance governing the sale of non-profit nursing homes to for-profit entities, citing concerns that the deals often fail to benefit vulnerable nursing home residents.
In 2016, however, Mayor de Blasio’s administration approved some technical changes to the zoning law which would facilitate the creation of a diverse needs community in residential neighborhoods.
A substance that gives pot its kick appears to reduce the brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease – at least in mice.
It's the first health care organization in Maine to implement the PatientPing technology that will link it to a growing network of New England providers.