Levels of Care(giving)
It's the Thought That Counts
It's the Thought That Counts By: Michelle Remold As the Thanksgiving weekend comes to a close, I can't help but anticipate the rest of the holiday season. This time of year is definitely my favori...
Palliative care conversations crucial to ensuring choices...
Engaging the Whole Patient to Reduce Readmissions
Treating the "whole patient" can have a significant impact on hospital readmissions.
Key Marketing Strategies for Long-Term Care Facilities on...
To End Our Days
In recent years, legislatures and courts, religious leaders and scientists, citizens and patient advocates have all weighed in on end-of-life issues ranging from whether the terminally ill should have the right to take their own lives to how much tre...
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Hospital observation stays increased more than 100, AARP...
The frequency of hospital observation stays skyrocketed and long stays became much more common between 2001 and 2009, according to a new report from the AARP Public Policy Institute.
210 Reasons to be Hopeful about the Future of Aging Services...
Activities for Early Stage Alzheimer's
Putting a stop to employee injury
Id like to propose a suggestion for a fun party trick. Ask those around you which profession was more dangerous in terms of injuries in 2012 Mining, forestry and logging, or working in a nursing home.
Skyrocketing Health Care Costs Aren't Grandma's Fault
For decades we've heard dire warnings that a swelling tide of aging baby boomers is poised to swamp the U.S. healthcare system, driving up costs and threatening the viability of government and private insurance programs.
The Five Stages of Grief
7 Lessons Learned After Mom Fell
Sometimes the very ground you walk on can feel pretty shaky when your stable life is marred by a fall.
InnovateLTC to launch Thrive Center - Louisville
What Are You Doing to Reduce Readmissions?
Senior Health: How to Prevent and Detect Malnutrition
Don't Hate Me Because I Can't Hear You
Maybe people assume hearing loss is just a minor indignity of age, on par with getting reading glasses, or perhaps because one can't tell what the hearing-impaired are missing, it's easy to get frustrated with them, and harder to be sympathetic.