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December 14, 2015
AMDA Past President Cheryl Phillips, MD, comments on the ability of nursing homes to deal with the rising population of obese residents.
December 1, 2015
AMDA Board member Kevin O'Neil, MD, CMD, comments on three tools that have shown success in improving the quality of care provided to skilled nursing residents that also work well for residents of assisted living communities.
December 1, 2015
Riderwood retirement community announced the promotion of Andrew Kundrat, MD, to Medical Director.
November 10, 2015
Elders who embraced modern social technology tended to feel more satisfied with their lives, less lonely, more confident about attaining their goals, and be healthier and more active than their tech-averse peers, a new study by the fine folks at...
November 4, 2015
Playing online games which exercise reasoning and memory skills could have major benefits for older people, a wide-scale study has found. The research was published in JAMDA .
November 3, 2015
Playing online games that exercise reasoning and memory skills could have major benefits for older people, a wide-scale study has found. Researchers at King's College London discovered that mental exercises, or "brain training", can improve people's...
October 25, 2015
Dr. Linda Stropes, 68, of Indianapolis, passed away last weekend of natural causes.
October 20, 2015
Four new physicians joined the Medical Group of the Carolinas (MGC), Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s (SRHS) physician group, allowing the physicians group to continue to grow and provide care for more communities.
October 12, 2015
A new front is emerging in the war on the overuse of antibiotics: the nursing home. AMDA leader David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD, comments.
October 7, 2015
Published in the October 1, 2015 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association , the study found that participants (age 30 to 80 years with an established diagnosis of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease and moderate to severe...