Resident Care

Protecting Your Residents From Financial Exploitation

Financial exploitation or abuse of older adults occurs when a person’s resources are used by another for personal profit or gain, or actions are taken that deprive an older person of his or her rightful benefits. No one is immune. This sort of theft can happen to anyone, regardless of social standing or education levels.

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Battling Drug Resistance in Long-Term Care Facilities

Know which bugs to watch out for and how to thwart their spread. Read More >>

Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Music can reach people in ways other therapies cannot.

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Treating Depression and Loneliness in SNFs and LTC Facilities

More than just feeling blue, these conditions can threaten the health of your residents.

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Virtual Reality and Reminiscence Therapy

New technology can make remembering a more enjoyable experience for people with dementia. Read More >>

Surviving Flu Season

This annual scourge can be a major health threat for residents and staff. Read More >>

Pet Therapy and Elder Care: A Winning Combination

Frequent contact with pets has been shown to improve cognitive abilities, enhance mood, and boost feelings of interest and enthusiasm. Read More >>

Food Safety Best Practices

Keeping residents safe from food-borne illnesses is one of your most important tasks

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7 Tips for Infection Prevention in Diabetes Care

Regular finger sticks and insulin injections offer a small but real chance of infection, but common sense protocols can reduce that risk.   Read More >>

AI and EHR: Perfect Together?

Big data and electronic health records — along with other technologies — could change the way long-term care is delivered.

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