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Long-term care's 12th Man

Long-term care's 12th Man

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Sometimes people can love too much. For instance, when love causes an earthquake, it might be time to pull back and examine the health of the relationship.

A field too often framed by innuendo and cheap shots

A field too often framed by innuendo and cheap shots

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Ever hear the one about what nursing homes have in common with lawyers and policemen? All three are awful - until you need them.

Nursing home operators at 'all-time high'

Nursing home operators at 'all-time high'

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Lost somewhere amid all the cookie baking, holiday parties and merry-making near the end of the year was nursing home operators' most optimistic story of 2013. The public has an all-time high opinion of you.

Is 'murse' OK? Tips for gender integrated nursing staffs

Is 'murse' OK? Tips for gender integrated nursing staffs

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McKnight's Senior Editor Elizabeth Newman recently raised some thought-provoking questions about how "women manage women" in long-term care facilities with largely female staffs. Her blog got me thinking along some other lines: Male-female and male-male conflicts may become increasingly common as skilled nursing facilities become more gender diverse.

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