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McKnight's reaches APEX again

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McKnight's Long-Term Care News Senior Editor Elizabeth Newman earned a Grand Award for blog writing, and McKnight's staff pulled in four other Awards of Excellence in the 2014 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence program.

McKnight's honored with 5 APEX editorial awards

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McKnight's Long-Term Care News Senior Editor Elizabeth Newman earned a Grand Award for blog writing, and McKnight's writers and editors also pulled in four other Awards of Excellence in the 2014 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence program.

Emerging state approach to long-term care gives 'criminal intent' a whole new meaning

Emerging state approach to long-term care gives 'criminal intent' a whole new meaning

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States are beginning to consider a bizarre new long-term care strategy that has many providers rightfully concerned.

McKnight's wins 9 more awards

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The McKnight's editorial team earned four honors in the 2014 ASHPE national editorial awards program.

McKnight's wins five Hermes awards

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For the second year in a row, McKnight's has won a Platinum award from the Hermes Creative Awards. McKnight's won the top honors in the category of Publications/Magazine.

McKnight's wins two ASBPE awards

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McKnight's Long-Term Care News has earned two 2013 American Society of Business Publication Editors awards, one each on the national and regional levels.

Managed care: Panacea, death knell or something in between?

Managed care: Panacea, death knell or something in between?

In a nutshell, troubled long-term care operators seem to be encountering this scenario with managed care companies: initial romance, followed by heightened accountability and reduced payments.

Seventh annual McKnight's Online Expo promises to be a blockbuster, complete with avatars

Seventh annual McKnight's Online Expo promises to be a blockbuster, complete with avatars

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The seventh annual McKnight's Online Expo will kick off with five webcasts March 20 and 21. As in the previous six highly successful Expos, this year's will offer long-term care providers valuable information and continuing education credits at no cost. Online registration is ongoing at McKnights.com/expo2013.

The need for long-term care will increase dramatically in the future - unless it doesn't

The need for long-term care will increase dramatically in the future - unless it doesn't

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How will demand for long-term care services change in the years to come? Two related reports provide very different answers to this central question.

Mather wins top Quality honor in 2012 McKnight's Technology Awards

Mather wins top Quality honor in 2012 McKnight's Technology Awards

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Mather Lifeways, an Evanston, IL-based non-profit, has incorporated a unique three-component program that helps improve life quality for residents with dementia. Additional winners will be named throughout the week

Needs-based facilities driving uptick in seniors housing growth

Needs-based facilities driving uptick in seniors housing growth

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Seniors housing construction is looking up, industry experts noted at the annual National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care conference.

McKnight's honored with six APEX Awards

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McKnight's Long-Term Care News has been honored with six APEX Awards this year, including a Grand Award for its website, www.mcknights.com.

Wearing the bull's eye not much fun

Wearing the bull's eye not much fun

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If you are a skilled care operator, it might seem as if a big target has been placed squarely on your back.

It's time to drop the lone wolf routine

It's time to drop the lone wolf routine

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For many, it appears that finding their own answers to long-term care's challenges and opportunities is the first and only default option. But the future means finding some dance partners.

Newspaper letters shed light on people's opinions about long-term care during the Depression

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Old people should live alone. At least, that was the general thinking back in the 1930s.

McKnight's wins Gold Awards for Best News Section, Best Single Issue in healthcare publications contest

McKnight's Long-Term Care News was honored Monday with a Gold Award for Best News Section in the 2010 ASHPE Awards competition. McKnight's also won the Gold Award for Best Single Issue, and took four Silver Awards in the contest. The group honors the best editorial work among healthcare publications in the United States each year. Last year, ASHPE named McKnight's its Publication of the Year.

McKnight's holds webcast on staffing

McKnight's holds webcast on staffing

Hiring smartly and developing a high-quality workforce were the subjects of a McKnight's webcast held today.

McKnight's to offer webcast on safe patient handling

McKnight's to offer webcast on safe patient handling

A McKnight's webcast on safe patient handling practices will be held in February.

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