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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...
October 25, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 25, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is pleased to announce that Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, and Paul Katz, MD,...
October 24, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Columbia, MD – Last week, COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha and other federal public health officials met with a group of clinical leaders at...
October 21, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Falling is not a normal part of aging. Instead, falls are often avoidable accidents that have major health and economic implications for nursing home...
October 7, 2022
Forty-three recommendations stemming from a new study represent “an initial step” to filling a gap in guidance regarding medical and mental healthcare in assisted living, according to the study’s authors, who said that such guidance “has been long-...
September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 New Study Provides Recommendations for Medical and Mental Health Care in Assisted Living Columbia, MD – Assisted living is the largest provider of residential long-term...
September 21, 2022
It's just a two-page, barely 200-word bill. But if passed as the authors intend, it would require all 15,000 Medicare-approved nursing homes in the nation to publicly report the name of their medical director.
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...