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Hospitals work to improve ER safety for seniors

Nobody enjoys a trip to the ER. But it can be especially difficult — sometimes even dangerous — for the elderly. 

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Wearable tech finds its fit with seniors

As of 2016, figures released by the World Health Organization (WHO), estimated the average global life expectancy was 70.5 years, with the life expectancy in US slightly below average at 69.1 years.

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Millennial caregivers pay large out-of-pocket costs, according to AARP

Millennials could be a serious force for encouraging policymakers to pass legislation targeted at relieving the financial burden of caregiving.

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Dementia Care, Antipsychotics, and the New Survey Process

Dementia is increasingly prevalent among nursing facility residents, and facility leaders have been under a lot of pressure to specialize care to meet the growing need.

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Connecting with a church

SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears shares how she wishes she had more connection time with her local church.

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Person-centered care improves resident satisfaction

Care that’s personal is more impactful, according to a new study in JAMDA

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Telehealth: The future of senior living

As the world gets more connected and the silver tsunami rises, technology can help senior living providers care for residents while helping them maintain their independence. 

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A live feed of nursing home life

Social media is a popular method of communication, but what happens when staff and residents use it to share about long term care? Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares her observations and opinions. 

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When domestic violence comes to work

Employers should create safety policies and procedures for handling domestic violence before it arrives on the doorstep.

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When domestic violence doesn’t stay at home

Employers should create safety policies and procedures for handling domestic violence before it arrives on the doorstep.

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