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Issues in Nebraska and Kansas nursing homes may affect facilities and patients nationwide

April 17, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

A Wood-Ridge-based company that owns or operates more than 100 nursing homes around the country has failed to make payroll in Nebraska and Kansas, leading regulators to take over 36 homes serving thousands of patients.

Nebraska employees of facilities in receivership receive paychecks

April 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

About 1,650 nursing home workers in Nebraska whose employer failed to pay them last month received paychecks this week, according to the court-appointed receiver managing the facilities.

Care coordination, info exchanges among gaps between PAC and LTC

April 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Though performance measures are key for payment reform and sparking quality improvements, PAC and LTC settings have differing standards, leading to fragmentation, the National Quality Form said.

Nebraska assisted living and nursing home employees not paid

April 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Ten assisted living facilities and 21 nursing homes are now in receivership after the state's Department of Health and Human Services says employees didn't get paid.


Thirty-one facilities in receivership after missed payroll

March 26, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Receiverships place facilities in the custodial care of another company in situations where a company cannot meet its financial obligations.

Flexibility and efficiency will fuel skilled nursing success

March 22, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

A recent report puts some hard numbers to the pressures skilled nursing facilities face — and offered a prediction of its own about the much-anticipated “silver tsunami.”

Senior living centers using predictive analysis to lower staff turnover

March 2, 2018  | 

What do Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX), (Nasdaq: AMZN) and senior housing providers like Benchmark Senior Living have in common?

Student nurses make the rounds

December 28, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears writes about her experiences with nursing students doing clinicals at her nursing home.

Editors' pick: 2017's top staffing and training stories

December 20, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors

2017 brought attention to staffing shortages, initiatives to cross-train and a new push to educate caregivers in person-centered memory care. Here are our Editors’ Top 6 stories for 2017 on staffing, training and job leadership.

The heartbreak of caring

December 18, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Caring can come at a cost for residents and aides, but the hurt is worth it, says SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears.

Home care workers need more training in dementia care: PHI brief

December 12, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Most states don’t yet require dementia training for home care workers. Will deeper training in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias become the market differentiator in the home care sector?

The secret to reducing hospitalizations: APRNs

December 6, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

A Missouri skilled nursing program reduced unnecessary hospitalizations by nearly 50 percent by using full-time APRNs, according to a CMS report.


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