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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
Two Menorah Manor employees received the CNA and LPN Awards of Excellence at the Florida Association Directors of Nursing Administration (FADONA) 31st Annual Conference.
The discrepancy does not carry into leadership roles such as CEO, director of nursing and activity director — all of which receive higher salaries in nursing homes on average than they do in assisted living facilities.
Alex Azar, former president of the U.S. arm of Eli Lilly & Co., was confirmed Wednesday as the secretary of health and human services.
Last year, about 19 million Americans, one-third of Medicare participants, were enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans.
The research is relatively consistent: Do mission-driven nonprofit organizations deliver higher quality care to elders?
2016 Leader of Tomorrow award recipient Bruce William thanks a former boss turned mentor for showing him how to serve and move the long-term care industry forward.
The winner of the 2017 OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care started an intergenerational living program to give new life to aging services and solve staff shortages at the same time.
SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears liked that her former facility started an employee award program but wished it were better explained and communicated to residents.
Fresh thinking and attention to organizational culture can improve care outcomes for residents, employee morale, reduce turnover and improve profits.
The long-term care industry can learn from the hospitality industry what it means to serve the customer and not our own ego.
Mark Parkinson, CEO of the American Health Care Association, shared his optimistic view for the senior living industry in his opening remarks of the 68th annual AHCA/NCAL Conference and Expo.
Editor-in-chief Pamela Tabar celebrates those who invent new ways to solve some of senior care's oldest problems.