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September 20, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Feeding problems are common in patients with advanced dementia and can indicate progression of the disease toward the end of life. Feeding tubes are...
September 16, 2022
The House on Thursday introduced a bipartisan bill that would require nursing homes to report their medical directors’ credentials and background to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
September 16, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine congratulates and thanks Reps. Mike Levin (D-CA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R...
September 13, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Diabetes self-care becomes increasingly challenging as cognition declines. A new study in the September issue of JAMDA highlighted the important...
August 16, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Survival outcomes after cardiac arrest were significantly better for nursing home residents versus community-dwelling older adults, according to a study...
August 9, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 There is a dearth of research on emergency department (ED) care practices for people living with dementia (PLWD), but a study in the August issue of JAMDA...
July 29, 2022
Improving the care experience in senior living and other long-term care settings by improving care quality while reducing costs is the goal of one senior living organization participating in a federal immunization pilot program.
July 28, 2022
A federally funded program is now in place in three long-term care organizations with the goal of setting LTC industry-wide standards for resident and staff immunizations.
July 18, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Visits from family and friends are important to nursing home residents, but the rate of these engagements vary. A new study in the July issue of JAMDA...
July 13, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine announces that longtime Executive Director Christopher E. Laxton, CAE, will...