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March 19, 2015
Macon Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center recognizes the role of physician leaders in quality person-centered care by celebrating the annual National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians on March 20.
March 4, 2015
New rehabilitation atudy findings reported from Wonkwang University. According to news reporting originating from Jeonbuk, South Korea, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, ” Korea introduced universal long-term care insurance for physically...
March 2, 2015
Diabetes affects as many as one-third of patients in long-term care; however, due to the wide range of comorbidities and individual medical goals among this population, a single, standard treatment approach is not always the best response.
February 19, 2015
End-of-life care for nursing home residents has long been associated with poor symptom control and low family satisfaction. With more than one in four older Americans dying in a nursing home—including 70 percent of Americans with advanced dementia—...
February 16, 2015
High intensity weight training is important for brains not just brawn and could be prescribed in the fight against dementia according to new research from the University of Sydney.
February 9, 2015
The Goodman Group, a national leader in developing and managing senior living and health care communities, today announced the appointment of Dr. Phyllis Gaspar as National Director of Research and Development for The Goodman Group.
February 9, 2015
LeadingAge CEO and President Larry Minnix, 67, shares his thoughts on his upcoming retirement
January 30, 2015
The challenge is admittedly biased to make one hate thickened liquids. Participants have to thicken everything they drink with corn starch until it resembles honey in consistency.
January 28, 2015
The AMDA Foundation, in partnership with the City of Louisville, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau and UofL, will host the “AMDA Foundation Town Hall: Learning About Quality Long-Term Care for You & Your Loved Ones,” 12:30-2 p.m.,...
January 27, 2015
AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has recommended sub-topics within three of the four previously identified areas of focus for the upcoming White House Conference on Aging