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Resident blogger Kathleen Mears discovers empty wrappers for missing snacks on her roommate’s side of their shared space.
Fresh air is good for the lungs and going out can do the soul a world of good, resident blogger Kathleen Mears writes.
AARP concluded in a recent report that states are improving long-term services and supports (LTSS) but aren’t keeping pace with growing demand.
The national chain had announced in October its intention to leave the skilled nursing business. So, who gets all those nursing home properties?
Blogger Kathleen Mears writes legislators about how the proposed healthcare legislation would affect her and fellow nursing home residents.
The Senate’s proposed healthcare bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, calls for deep cuts to Medicaid. The program pays for about two-thirds of the 1.4 million seniors who live in nursing homes.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears watches as one resident transforms after she gets a fork in her hand and starts feeding herself.
Lawmakers have successfully extended a moratorium to restrict assisted living facilities from entering the market.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares how having her antidepressant adjusted has impacted her quality of life for the worse.
If "Do Not Hospitalize" orders were as common as "Do Not Resuscitate" orders, SNFs could see far fewer ER visits/hospital transfers while respecting end-of-life wishes.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears reflects on nearly 18 years of friendship with a fellow resident.
The American College of Health Care Administrators award honors skilled nursing facility administrators that demonstrate excellence in leadership and facility quality benchmarks.