Geriatric Nursing

Culture shift starts with employee investment

Culture shift starts with employee investment

Providing the highest quality care to our geriatric long-term care residents and short-term stay rehabilitation patients has been a major focus and investment throughout our organization. Our goal, from the corporate to community levels, is to further achieve a patient-centered care model. Implementing this major change through education and investment must begin with the front-line staff.

Hey, did ya hear the one about the quasi-experimental humor therapy study?

Hey, did ya hear the one about the quasi-experimental humor therapy study?

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Have you ever heard an eldercare researcher tell a joke? It can be a painful experience. No simple knock-knock. No guy walking into a bar.

Sorbet raises food intake

Sorbet raises food intake

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Nursing home residents who have a sorbet appetizer tend to eat more at mealtime and maintain their weight, according to findings from a small study.