Setting up a Qualified Income Trust/Miller Trust to fulfill the Medicaid requirements can be tricky business, so Ohio's Medicaid recipients shouldn't wait to get started on the process, says SNF resident blogger Kathleen Mears.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has passed rules that forbid retaliation and discrimination for reporting injuries, including post-accident drug testing and "incentive" programs that retaliate against those who bring workplace safety violations to light.
When SNF resident blogger Kathleen Mears emailed her high school reunion committee to say she wouldn't be able to attend the 50-year reunion, several of her classmates decided to surprise her with a visit.
Culture change is easy to spot after it’s happened. It’s much harder to discern while it’s in progress—when it’s still just a single, bright torch held by a single person. Do you have a staff inspirer at your facility?
When an aide quits unexpectedly, it can really disrupt a nursing home's routines. SNF resident blogger Kathleen Mears tells how two aides managed to do the work of three when a sudden staff shortage caught everyone by surprise.
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.