James M. Berklan

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James M. Berklan has been the Editor of McKnight's Long-Term Care News and its affiliated publications since 2001. A graduate of Northwestern and John Carroll universities, he resides in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

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NASL winter conference kicks off Monday

The National Association for the Support of Long Term Care is holding its annual winter legislative and regulatory conference Monday through Wednesday in Washington.

McKnight's Online Expo: 'Virtual' success is reality

McKnight's Online Expo: 'Virtual' success is reality

Think back to when you were 10 years old. You still had a big future ahead of you, but you had already seen a lot, you were on a roll and, wow, were you full of energy!

A lifetime employment ban goes too far, court decides

A lifetime employment ban goes too far, court decides

A Pennsylvania court has ruled that individuals who have committed certain crimes cannot be banned from working in long-term care facilities. The ruling overturns a current law that "defies logic," according to judges on the case.

Scorned nuns brew up a NIMBY lawsuit

Even nuns are not safe from being victims of the "not in my backyard" syndrome.

Expo returns bigger, better

Expo returns bigger, better

Reducing unnecessary hospital readmissions will become increasingly important for long-term care providers in the year ahead, warns Elaine Healy, M.D., medical director and vice president of medical affairs at New York's United Hebrew of New Rochelle.

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