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AMDA has created a training program and tool kit for ALC staff as well as family caregivers to help them care for older adults with diabetes. Our goal is to keep these older persons with diabetes in the most independent living environment possible...
Small changes may go unnoticed unless the caregiver knows what to look for and what to report. This knowledge can help the primary care practitioner take better care of the older adult. Missing small changes and not reporting them may cause problems...
April 14, 2015
Columbia, MD - The AMDA Foundation presented its 2015 Quality Improvement Awards during the AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine Annual Conference 2015, held in Louisville, KY, March 19-22. Foundation Board Chair Paul Katz, MD...
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 15, 2015
The use of hip protectors was recently named among key fracture prevention strategies in new guidelines for long-term care published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , mirroring recommendations from AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and...