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Caring for the Ages
October 1, 2022
October 6-7, 2022
Caring for the Ages
October 1, 2022
One of us — Ann Datunashvili — is an international medical graduate, or IMG, and thus entered her career in health care as an immigrant worker. Yet despite this status, I had somehow become blind to the larger issues even as I was acutely aware of...
Caring for the Ages
October 1, 2022
Handling proficiency and positive results are among the factors that influence hearing aid use by individuals with dementia, researchers found.
Caring for the Ages
October 1, 2022
Irecently attended a regional annual meeting of post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) leaders. As the participants filled the meeting room, I was surprised by how few women and individuals of color I saw. What I saw in the leadership representation...
Caring for the Ages
October 1, 2022
I have worked in nursing homes since I was 17 years old, and despite many years of loving my work with older adults, I recently began to wonder whether I could be ageist. It is hard to share that thought publicly — not just because I value dignity,...
Caring for the Ages
October 1, 2022
Many LGBTQ+ older adults have had to hide their true selves from friends, family, and colleagues all or most of their lives. Even those who have been free to share this part of themselves have likely had to deal with bigotry, biases, and even hate...
Caring for the Ages
October 1, 2022
What would you do if one of your residents wanted buffalo jerky? This request would not be uncommon at one of the many tribal nursing homes in the United States. These facilities are under the same federal oversight as other facilities, but they...
Caring for the Ages
October 1, 2022
Strength lies in differences, not in similarities. —Stephen R. Covey
Caring for the Ages
October 1, 2022
Rajeev Kumar, MD, CMD, co-chair of AMDA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Workgroup, talks about DEI and what it means to residents, families, and others.
Caring for the Ages
October 1, 2022
Dear Dr. Steve: A middle-aged man was recently admitted to our facility for post-acute care after cardiac bypass surgery and a sternal wound that became infected subsequently. He was confused and had behavior issues at the post-acute care facility...