Elizabeth Leis Newman

Senior Editor

Elizabeth Newman is the senior editor at McKnight's Long-Term Care News. She was previously the Editorial Manager at LifeBridge Health in Baltimore, and is a former newspaper reporter. She is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Elizabeth lives in Chicago.

Most Recent Articles by Elizabeth Leis Newman

New test shows emotional memory; possible detection of Alzheimer's risk

Older adults who tend to remember positive information often do worse on memory tests, a new study has found.

Latest medication disposal system is created by nurse

Latest medication disposal system is created by nurse

Kitty litter and coffee grounds are among the undesirable materials many long-term care nurses employ to destroy expired or unused medications. Nurse Sherry Day said she knew there had to be a better way.

Mindoula Health acquires Care at Hand

Mindoula Health, a case management company focused on behavioral health, has bought Care at Hand.

Overtime regs raise concern

In less than six months, providers could face paying a lot more overtime wages, thanks to a new government rule.

Mobility focus lifts function

Mobility focus lifts function

In-hospital mobility programs led seniors to have significantly higher ability to move around following discharge, a new study has found.

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