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January 17, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2023 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 The pandemic took its toll on the mental health of many individuals, including older adults living alone. According to a new study in the January issue...
January 10, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2023 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Light can regulate sleep rhythms, but the efficiency of light therapy remains controversial. A new study in the January issue of JAMDA summarized the...
December 15, 2022
A coalition of experts launched a new initiative Wednesday with the goal of getting 43 recommendations for medical and mental healthcare in assisted living put into practice...
December 15, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recognized with “permanent...
December 6, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Patient safety culture (PSC) is a key metric for assessing organizational performance. However, due partly to variations in state regulations, there...
November 15, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Depression is common among nursing home (NH) residents, but it can be challenging to identify and manage because depressive symptoms have several...
November 14, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Columbia, MD – Five major medical societies have collaborated to create a toolkit for clinicians to help increase awareness of the critical importance...
November 11, 2022
The rare number of New Horizons residents in northwest Georgia who find themselves in the COVID-19 ward now, beset with mild symptoms and upset over the inconvenience of being moved from their rooms after testing positive, tend to grouse to their...
November 9, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Even before the pandemic, post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) facility leaders were facing stress, burnout, and emotional exhaustion. Despite this,...
October 27, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Hearing impairment affects up to 90% of older adults living with dementia, and the negative consequences of combined hearing loss and cognitive...