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JAMDA
June 10, 2016

To identify which clinical specialties are most central for care of people with dementia in the community and long-term care (LTC) settings.

JAMDA
June 8, 2016

To assess the effect of a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) deprescribing guideline on PPI usage and PPI drug costs in one long-term care home in Ontario, Canada.

JAMDA
June 7, 2016

In their article on the concordance of sarcopenia and frailty definitions, Reijnierse et al1 report that sarcopenia and frailty are 2 separate conditions. Here, we report the results of our ONCOSARCO (ONCOlogy and SARCOpenia) project.

JAMDA
June 7, 2016

The primary aim of home care is to satisfy elders' health and social needs in their own homes within a balanced and affordable continuum of care.1 Life expectancy has increased across the globe; the proportion of older people is increasing steadily, which means increasing rate of care-dependent people.2 Most elders would like to stay at home due to difficulty in mobility, comorbid conditions, and desire to spend their later ages of life with their loved ones. Sociodemographic trends affected the scope of home care in various countries.

JAMDA
June 7, 2016

To investigate whether frailty is associated with an increased risk of incident type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in a prospective cohort of community-dwelling older people.

JAMDA
June 7, 2016

In their article on the concordance of sarcopenia and frailty definitions, Reijnierse et al1 report that sarcopenia and frailty are 2 separate conditions. Here, we report the results of our ONCOSARCO (ONCOlogy and SARCOpenia) project.

JAMDA
June 7, 2016

The primary aim of home care is to satisfy elders' health and social needs in their own homes within a balanced and affordable continuum of care.1 Life expectancy has increased across the globe; the proportion of older people is increasing steadily, which means increasing rate of care-dependent people.2 Most elders would like to stay at home due to difficulty in mobility, comorbid conditions, and desire to spend their later ages of life with their loved ones. Sociodemographic trends affected the scope of home care in various countries.

JAMDA
June 7, 2016

To investigate whether frailty is associated with an increased risk of incident type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in a prospective cohort of community-dwelling older people.

Policy Snapshot
June 3, 2016

Electronic submission of staffing data through the Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) is required of all Long Term Care Facilities in 2016. July 1 begins the first date of data collection. You will have up to 45 days to submit data from July 1, 2016-September 30, 2016. The last day to submit data for the quarter is November 14, 2016. ALL nursing homes are encouraged to register to submit data to prepare to meet this requirement and maintain compliance.

AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine met with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and argued...

Policy Snapshot
June 3, 2016

Tuesday, June 21 through Wednesday, June 22

CMS is hosting a 2-day, in-person, train-the trainer event for the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) in Atlanta, GA for SNF providers, associations, and organizations. The objective is to provide SNFs with an overview of the requirements under the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) and the QRP.

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