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March 12, 2020
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join “There is a lot of literature on the timing of palliative care, yet there is an ongoing lack of understanding of what palliative care is by patients, families, providers, post-acute care settings, and home health...
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March 5, 2020
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join There are so many issues related to sexuality and intimacy in older adults—physiologic, psychological, emotional, social, ethical, and legal. “I think this is an important area that isn’t being addressed. According...
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February 27, 2020
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join The general sessions at the AMDA Annual Conference always feature key experts, thought leaders, news makers, and others. They are often standing-room-only, and they offer new ideas, cutting-edge information,...
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February 20, 2020
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join “As acuity in post-acute and long-term care has increased, we need to acknowledge all of the possibilities of what could be happening with a resident—especially when we get a call at 4 AM,” says Richard Stefanacci...
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February 13, 2020
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has required a working antibiotic stewardship program (ASP) in nursing homes for nearly two years. AMDA members and their facilities have long embraced efforts...
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February 6, 2020
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join AMDA has launched a new learning platform to enable members and others seeking education, information, and resources to get what they want quicker, easier, and more accurately. APEX, our new Learning Management...
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January 30, 2020
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join It’s not unusual for AMDA to tackle challenging, even controversial, issues, so it’s not surprising that the organization took on the use of marijuana in nursing homes and developed a well-thought-out, researched...
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January 23, 2020
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Rollin Wright, MD, MPH, MS, is looking forward to AMDA’s Annual Conference in Chicago this April, and it’s not just because she is vice chair of the Annual Conference Planning Subcommittee. “There are so many great...
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January 9, 2020
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Nutrition in older adults isn’t always a pretty picture, but there is much practitioners can do to add color, pleasure, and positive outcomes to the pallet. In a recent AMDA On-The-Go podcast, guest John Morley, MD...