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Nursing home providers are under increasing pressure to avoid pharmacologic management of behavioral symptoms. This case-based webinar is designed to teach role play as technique for identifying etiology of behavioral symptoms among long-term care...
January 27, 2015
AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has recommended sub-topics within three of the four previously identified areas of focus for the upcoming White House Conference on Aging
June 4, 2015
So far only about a quarter of facilities have policies on intimacy and sexual behavior, according to a 2013 survey by AMDA — the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Almost half said that developing a policy was "planned" or "...
June 10, 2015
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) introduced legislation today designed to give people with serious illness the freedom to make more informed choices about their care, and the power to have those choices honored.
August 6, 2015
A world traveler who is active in her community, Pandya is proud to have grown an outpatient clinic and to have made “person-centered care” more than a buzz-worthy phrase. She is using her platform to work with pharmacists, doctors and nursing...
Health maintenance in post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) settings incorporates systemic, proactive approaches that promote patients’ physical, emotional, psychological, cognitive, and functional integrity. Early detection and prevention of...
White Paper
Introduction As a group, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) older adults are members of a minority and historically disadvantaged sector of society. Most have spent the majority of their lives hiding sexual orientation and gender identity...
July 8, 2014
Washington, DC – Last week, CCAL – Advancing Person-Centered Living, The Eden Alternative, Planetree and AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA), all founders of the Dementia Action Alliance, convened the 2nd Dementia...
September 19, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine supports the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care’s new goals, announced today , to further reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in long-stay nursing home...