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Recorded Webinar: Meeting the Challenge of Younger Adults in Long-Term Care Date: July 27, 2016 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm ET Speaker: Rebecca L. Ferrini , MD, MPH, CMD This program highlights issues with the fastest growing populations in the long-term...
June 29, 2016
The long-term care population has grown more diverse in age and ethnicity over recent decades, according to new research published in JAMDA: The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
June 27, 2016
It is estimated that a population of 12 million receives long-term services and supports. A new article by David Stefan, Sheikh F, Mahajan D, et al. published in the July issue of JAMDA reveals important information about the post-acute and long-...
June 16, 2016
JAMDA – The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is now the second most cited journal in Thomson Reuters’ Geriatrics/Gerontology category. The publication’s 2015 impact factor rose to 6.616, a large increase from the 2014 impact factor...
June 15, 2016
The CMS says it has surpassed its goal for reducing the use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes. Patient advocates, however, are expressing skepticism over the claim.
This session will integrate state-of-the-art information regarding the need for and use of digital competence in PALTC manner in which this benefits the provider and stakeholders, suggestions for use in clinical settings, and hands-on experience for...
This session will review the positive outcomes of an effective advance care planning program across the long-term care continuum that leverages innovative and nationally recognized tools and resources. Participants will be able to employ new...
This session will present the significant issues involved with mood disorders in long-term care. We will discuss the prevalence, impact, differential diagnosis and the diagnostic pearls of mood disorders in late-life. There will be a short...
The Seniors Quality Leap Initiative (SQLI) is a collaborative established in 2011 of 12 long-term care facilities in Canada and the United States with the goals to improve quality of care and patient safety by sharing performance data and specific...
This session presents 12-15 articles published in the past year which have the potential to impact the practice of medicine and the processes of care for frail elders in the continuum of care. All articles are chosen and critically appraised by...