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February 27, 2018
The assisted living industry should look to the skilled nursing industry for standards that could be implemented to help improve resident care and operators' bottom lines, said the authors of an editorial published in the February issue of JAMDA,...
October 2, 2017
Sensors can prevent functional decline in assisted living residents—and, as a result, can help them stay healthier, longer, according to a study published in the Journal of The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine ( JAMDA ).
October 2, 2017
Data from sensor systems can be an effective strategy to help staff to detect and promptly address early signs of illness and/or functional decline in assisted living (AL) community residents, according to a study in the October issue of JAMDA . In...
August 30, 2017
On a recent Friday at the Balfour Riverfront Park senior living facility in downtown Denver, an unusual event took place among the day’s regular activities. In between scrapbooking at the Sky Bar and water walking in the Pompeii Pool, the facility...
March 29, 2017
The new president of AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine says she will continue to expand the organization's efforts to include care settings such as assisted living communities and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution B17 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine promotes and advocates for an “Integrated Care” model for Assisted Living, in which top leadership is comprised of professionals skilled in...
March 19, 2017
Following the passage of resolutions at its annual conference, AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine will advocate for continuing care retirement community participation in an accountable care organization initiative and for...
March 10, 2017
A resolution calling for AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine to promote and advocate for an integrated care model in assisted living will be one of nine under consideration by the organization's delegates in Phoenix next...
February 22, 2017
Today, CNN published “ Sick, Dying and Raped in America’s Nursing Homes .” The report details disturbing accounts of sexual abuse of nursing home residents. AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine emphatically condemns any type...
February 19, 2017
In March, an influential group of medical providers, AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, will tackle the issue at its annual conference. Cari Levy, the group’s vice president, will offer a “Marijuana 101” lesson on the...