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What You Need to Know About Your Patients with Beverley Laubert

Are your residents telling you everything? Whether due to fear, disorder, disease, or even a general lack of communication channels, long-term care residents may withhold pertinent information about themselves, their medication, or even abuse they have suffered at the hands of your staff.

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The Present and Future for Nurses with Rachel Provau

How can you do more with less? As long-term care staffing and budgets take hits with sweeping policy changes, it seems that nurses are doing what they do best: step up, forge ahead, and take care of the residents with whatever tools available.

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Medicare and Healthcare Fraud with Michael Frank

Medicare is as hot a topic as ever with regards to healthcare policy and the United States government, but while elected officials debate over Medicare’s future, there’s one prevalent issue of which more people should be aware: Medicare fraud.

 

 

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The Baby Boomer Move with Alisa Tagg

Senior care keeps evolving to meet today’s ever-changing standards, but the influx of baby boomers into assisted living may one of the biggest catalysts for procedural reevaluation yet.

 

 

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Creating a sustained culture of aging with Joan Devine

With the Fall Memory Care Forum fast approaching, the Institute for the Advancement of Senior Care (IASC) invites all thoughts and expertise on long-term care, acute care, and, of course, memory care for the betterment of clinicians, executives, administrators, and residents. This episode discusses memory care with Joan Devine, director of education for the Pioneer Network, a national non-profit organization whose goal is to provide a positive culture change toward eldercare.

 

 

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The Top Secrets Employees Aren’t Telling You: Culture Change in Modern Long-Term Care

The I Advance Senior Care Podcast (or IASC Podcast, for short), hosted by Adam Armstrong – Director of the Institute for the Advancement of Senior Care – tackles the biggest topics in senior and memory care with the movers, shakers, and change makers. Armstrong sits down with top thought leaders and subject matter experts to discuss their past, their present position, and how they plan to lead other senior care professionals into the future.

 

 

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Challenges: Environmental hygiene for infection control [PODCAST]

In Long-Term Living's "Challenges" Editorial Podcast series, we ask industry experts to help solve specific problems within the long-term care and post-acute care environments. This installment: How to improve environmental hygiene to combat infection.

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Challenges: Disinfecting soft surfaces [PODCAST]

In Long-Term Living's "Challenges" Editorial Podcast series, we ask industry experts to help solve specific problems within the long-term care and post-acute care environments. This installment: How to combat infectious microbes on soft surfaces like curtains, chairs and sofas.

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SAIDO Learning: ‘It’s remarkable’ [PODCAST]

"It is really remarkable to see." That's how one senior living community employee describes the 2013 Long-Term Living OPTIMA Award-winning SAIDO Learning program designed to reduce or reverse the effects of dementia. In this audio podcast, she details a typical session and explains how the program affects not only residents but also the volunteers who work with them. [4:05]

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SAIDO Learning: Seeing is believing [PODCAST]

"If I didn't see it, I wouldn't believe it." That's how one senior living community staff member working with residents to improve their cognition describes the effects of the 2013 Long-Term Living OPTIMA Award-winning SAIDO Learning program. In this audio podcast, hear what else she has to say about why she got involved and how it changes not just residents but also the volunteers (called supporters in the program) who work with them. [5:55]

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