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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
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.
incidents led the NYS Department of Health to strip operation of Emerald South from its previous owner.
Liability insurance rates for senior living and long-term care (LTC) providers are expected to go up anywhere from 5% to 30% in 2019.
88% of people who have actually been residents would recommend the experience compared with the people outside the walls of a nursing home.
Sheriff Doug Schuster said he’d like to have such a registry started next spring.
Update to patients and caregivers featured two papers linking Alzheimer's and herpes viruses.
Having hearing loss and not knowing it might translate into higher medical bills and other health problems for many seniors, two new studies suggest.
In a world where ratings and reviews help shape consumer choice, long-term care has a major perception problem.
Researchers have shown that early dementia signs could be detected by a simple short scan of the individual’s neck.
The state’s Charities Bureau this month released new guidance governing the sale of non-profit nursing homes to for-profit entities, citing concerns that the deals often fail to benefit vulnerable nursing home residents.