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July 13, 2017
Do you know that about 60 percent of your body weight is because of the water content? Your body requires water to maintain different functions like regulating temperature. Every cell, tissue and organ require water to function properly and keep you...
July 7, 2017
A group of Spanish researchers has developed the basis of a new model to better classify patients when it comes to prescribing anabolic hormone supplementation. A researcher from Faculty of Sciences for Physical Activity and Sport (INEF) at UPM...
June 29, 2017
Many nursing home residents have a fairly pain-free experience until the end of life, but at least a third suffer persistent, significant pain during their last six months, according to a new study from the University of Manitoba, University of...
June 28, 2017
The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (formerly AMDA) said in a statement Monday the “Medicaid provisions of this bill will be detrimental to millions of older adults.” “As an organization representing post-acute and long-term care...
June 28, 2017
Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts about whether President Donald Trump and the Republicans will ever deliver on their promises to repeal and...
June 27, 2017
Most newly admitted nursing home residents could not be safely and cost-effectively diverted to home- and community-based services (HCBS) because many of them have health issues, such as dementia and stroke, that require high levels of care,...
June 19, 2017
The American Medical Association will lobby the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to allow continuing care retirement communities to initiate investment models of accountable care organizations if its board of trustees approves a...
June 12, 2017
Cheryl Phillips, MD, is leaving her position as senior vice president for public policy and health services at LeadingAge to become president and CEO of the SNP Alliance, a national nonprofit organization with members including special needs managed...
June 12, 2017
“These amendments will open up a lot more transparency for residents who choose to sign these agreements,” Susan Levy, former president at the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, which represents nursing home physicians, told...
May 26, 2017
While long-term care providers remain concerned about President Donald Trump's proposed budget, other smaller programs are also a target. AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine said it was concerned about many parts of the...