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February 9, 2022
Assisted living must be reimagined as an affordable care option providing quality, person-centered care that melds social and medical models, according to industry experts.
February 4, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Columbia, MD – The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the pervasive shortcomings of long-term care and how those shortcomings affect the 8.5 million people...
January 26, 2022
The nursing home sector appears to have picked up a few allies as it continues to look for ways to address price gouging from staffing agencies.
January 26, 2022
n the wake of the US Supreme Court’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate rulings, medical groups and public health organizations expressed a mixture of relief and disappointment. On one hand, the nation’s highest court had upheld the Centers for Medicare...
January 25, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 While some experts recommend high-speed resistance training (HSRT) as a possible strategy to manage frailty in older adults, research to support this is...
January 19, 2022
Weekly COVID-19 cases among skilled nursing home staff members and residents set new records earlier this month, according to the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.
January 18, 2022
Although patients of any age and robustness can develop delirium, older people, as well as those with functional impairment, severe comorbidities, and dementia, are most at risk. According to a new study in the January issue of JAMDA , delirium in...
January 17, 2022
Columbia, MD – Workers in Medicare- or Medicaid-funded health-care provider organizations are now required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of participation in Medicare and...
January 13, 2022
The Advancing Excellence in Long-Term Care Collaborative is a community of diverse collaborators who experienced the pandemic differently and from different perspectives. We have shared information, offered insights, supported each other and...
December 15, 2021
During the pandemic, there was a significant shift in post-acute care use, with fewer patients entering nursing homes. A new study in the December issue of JAMDA details how both hospital discharges to skilled nursing facilities (SNF) and SNF...