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April 1, 2015
AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has announced its 2015–2016 officers and board members.
March 31, 2015
As a psychologist observing the effects of medical interventions on the mental health of the long-term care resident, I often ask, “Is this aggressive procedure helping?”
March 22, 2015
AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is advising long-term caregivers against using indwelling urinary catheters to manage urinary incontinence — one of five common practices or tests that lack scientific evidence to...
March 20, 2015
AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has released five additional medical tests and procedures that may be of questionable value to older Americans. The recommendations are issued to encourage discussion among physicians,...
March 19, 2015
Macon Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center recognizes the role of physician leaders in quality person-centered care by celebrating the annual National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians on March 20.
March 4, 2015
New rehabilitation atudy findings reported from Wonkwang University. According to news reporting originating from Jeonbuk, South Korea, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, ” Korea introduced universal long-term care insurance for physically...
March 2, 2015
Diabetes affects as many as one-third of patients in long-term care; however, due to the wide range of comorbidities and individual medical goals among this population, a single, standard treatment approach is not always the best response.
February 19, 2015
End-of-life care for nursing home residents has long been associated with poor symptom control and low family satisfaction. With more than one in four older Americans dying in a nursing home—including 70 percent of Americans with advanced dementia—...
February 16, 2015
High intensity weight training is important for brains not just brawn and could be prescribed in the fight against dementia according to new research from the University of Sydney.
February 9, 2015
LeadingAge CEO and President Larry Minnix, 67, shares his thoughts on his upcoming retirement