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Research shows statins may be beneficial in treating Alzheimer’s

December 12, 2011  | 

Results of a new study showed improvement in cognition and other outcome measures following atorvastatin treatment.

Steady nursing care trends

December 12, 2011  |  submitted by the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry

Nursing care occupancy remained unchanged during 3Q11 while absorption continued to post modest declines.

Depression common in low-paid nursing home workers

December 9, 2011  | 

Financial pressures, a lack of food and preoccupation at work with troubles at home contribute to depression in low-wage SNF workers, study says.

Recent increase of young nurses may ease fears of future shortage, researchers say

December 9, 2011  |  Kevin Kolus

The amount of young people who became registered nurses between 2002 and 2009 has approached numbers not seen since the mid-1980s.

Magic or mayhem: What's ahead?

November 8, 2011  |  Richard L. Peck, Contributing Editor

Predicting can be a fool's game-so many unforeseen events, personalities and circumstances can intrude to cloud the crystal ball. Predictions are as

Recreation therapy and MDS 3.0

August 16, 2011  |  Linda Buettner, PhD, CTRS/LTR, FGSA and Timothy J. Legg, PhD, CNHA, GNP-BC, RAC-CT, FACHCA

Linda Buettner PhD, CTRS/LTR, FGSA In the months leading up to the implementation of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0, and since the time of its

About smoking

August 12, 2008  | 

Ah yes, the facility smoking issue—I have thought about that for a long time. When I first came to live in a nursing home 12 years ago, residents