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Quite the fright

Ghosts and goblins aren’t the only things that can spook. SNF resident Kathy Mears explains how a faulty call light rattled her.

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2017 RAI User’s Manual updates: The new survey era

Plenty of changes are in place to synch the MDS with new regulations starting in November—including the way urinary tract infections are defined.

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Stuck in the status quo

Fresh thinking and attention to organizational culture can improve care outcomes for residents, employee morale, reduce turnover and improve profits.

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Creature comforts

Robotic pets are putting a high-tech spin on the calming power of cuddles--and senior care providers are buying.

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AHCA: A bright year ahead

Mark Parkinson, CEO of the American Health Care Association, shared his optimistic view for the senior living industry in his opening remarks of the 68th annual AHCA/NCAL Conference and Expo.

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Hydration project

Soda may be popular, but SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears says ice water is often the nicest accompaniment to a meal.

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Going places

Ride-hailing companies are expanding their on-demand services to the long-term care market.

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High-tech healing

The latest in wound assessment technology has nurses tossing their rulers.

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