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Policy A-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, AMDA—Dedicated to Long-Term Care Medicine support treating e-cigarettes as tobacco products with the subsequent restrictions inherent with all tobacco products within post-acute and long-term care facilities;...
This guide is intended for use by caregivers of older adults in the community. It is intended to help the caregivers of older adults to recognize a change in condition, gather information about what is going on, and to communicate that information...
Medicare defines medical necessity as a determination that a service is reasonable and necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury. However, the use of this term in health care settings is controversial and often confusing...
AMDA has created a revolutionary set of easy-to-implement tools, called the Assisted Living Series. The series is used to assist caregivers in keeping older adults in the comfort and support of their surroundings, extending their personal life...
This guide will help caregivers learn skills and steps that can be used to better manage residents' medications. Caregivers will be able to talk about medications with their residents, family members, and primary care practioners. Learning how to...
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-...
June 4, 2015
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) President Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, was recently interviewed on BBC Radio’s “The Report” in an episode focusing on the start of a new health care initiative in the...
July 8, 2015
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) applauds the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for their support for Medicare reimbursement of advance care planning (ACP) services. Their support...
November 10, 2015
Elders who embraced modern social technology tended to feel more satisfied with their lives, less lonely, more confident about attaining their goals, and be healthier and more active than their tech-averse peers, a new study by the fine folks at...
December 14, 2015
AMDA Past President Cheryl Phillips, MD, comments on the ability of nursing homes to deal with the rising population of obese residents.