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July 11, 2015
“Do I have to be heavy?” she suddenly snaps, slamming down her fork and pushing the photo album at me. To my mother, life is black-and-white: Thin is good, and weight — even the smallest amount, even if it helps fend off frailty, as a 2013 article...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution B06 Becomes Policy March 2006 BE IT RESOLVED that AMDA support the mission and purpose of the White House Conference on Aging; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that AMDA specifically endorse the following WHCoA resolutions as highly relevant in...
Brian Richards, PsyD, completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins and realized that the research track wasn’t for him. He found it much more compelling and meaningful to work directly with patients in a clinical capacity. Dr. Richards says...
Long-term care (LTC) is no longer synonymous with "geriatric care." In the past 10 years, adults ages 31 to 64 have been the fastest growing population in nursing homes. The last national nursing home survey sponsored by the Centers for Disease...
October 6, 2014
Columbia, MD - AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine will receive $1,624,269 in civil money penalty (CMP) funds over a three-year period to improve the quality of care and quality of life for younger adults receiving post-...