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All are welcome: Connecticut nursing home invites paroled prisoners as residents

One of the top nursing homes in the state of Connecticut secured its accolades by specifically taking in patients that other skilled nursing facilities shy away from serving.

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How to capitalize on post-acute care’s evolution

That are some takeaways of a recent Senior Housing News webinar entitled “The Future of Post-Acute Care in Senior Living.”

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Post-acute nurses find more satisfaction in career, report shows

Pay and benefits for home care, hospice, palliative care and long-term care nurses haven’t always been on par with nurses who work in the acute setting.

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Upcoming study shows the real strength of an MRI in Alzheimer’s prediction

The disease affects 5.5 million Americans, according to the National Institutes of Health.

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PA facility to target substance abuse

A new skilled nursing unit in McKeesport, Pa., is targeting the needs of patients with a primary medical condition and co-occurring substance misuse disorders.

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Troubled Buffalo nursing home to close, state says

incidents led the NYS Department of Health to strip operation of Emerald South from its previous owner.

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Market leads providers to expect spike in insurance costs

Liability insurance rates for senior living and long-term care (LTC) providers are expected to go up anywhere from 5% to 30% in 2019.

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Long-term care organizations combat perception problem

88% of people who have actually been residents would recommend the experience compared with the people outside the walls of a nursing home.

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Arizona sheriff’s office plans dementia-related registry

Sheriff Doug Schuster said he’d like to have such a registry started next spring. 

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Baylor presents latest report on Alzheimer’s

Update to patients and caregivers featured two papers linking Alzheimer's and herpes viruses.

 
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