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Get smart about brain health

Get smart about brain health

Activity directors and lifestyle coordinators across the country are trying to find the best solutions for residents who request "brain games" out of a desire to improve their memory and sharpen their cognitive skills.

When a storm hits your community

When a storm hits your community

Right now there are more than 101 inches of snow in Boston. Whether it's a snow storm in New England or Minnesota, a tornado in Nebraska or a hurricane in the South, long-term care providers have experienced inclement weather.

9 tips for caregivers and family members to fight the flu

9 tips for caregivers and family members to fight the flu

Seniors and people with a weak immune system or chronic conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease and emphysema, are prone to developing pneumonia and flu.That's why healthcare workers, caregivers and clinicians need to focus on protection measures.

Why patient-centered education creates successful transitions

Why patient-centered education creates successful transitions

Virginia, an 87-year-old widow, was admitted to your short-stay facility after hospitalization for angina related to coronary artery disease. Just before discharge, her doctor ordered transdermal nitroglycerin to prevent angina. The nurse at your organization explained to her she should apply a nitro patch every morning after she got home. Do you know where this is going?

Top 10 senior design directions in 2015

Top 10 senior design directions in 2015

As we continue to change the senior living world by creating uniquely designed environments, our team members have put their heads together to come up with a list of must-watch industry trends for 2015.

Safer cooking options for seniors in assisted living

Safer cooking options for seniors in assisted living

Induction cooktops, which operate with a different technology than either gas or electric stoves, offer features that make them safer and easier for seniors to use.

Understanding consumer choice

Understanding consumer choice

If you operate a senior living facility, here is something to put at the very top of your to-do list: Survey your residents to understand the choices they have made in the Medicare open enrollment period, which is closing tomorrow.

Privacy and security in long-term care

Privacy and security in long-term care

Protecting your resident's health information is becoming increasingly more urgent.

Using outdoor LED signs to promote community

Using outdoor LED signs to promote community

Identification and directional assistance are two purposes for signage that have been improved upon and upgraded in the new age of LED-based digital signage. Long-term care facilities can benefit from deeper connections with the community aided by outdoor digital message centers.

Letting the light in: The impact on rehabilitation

Letting the light in: The impact on rehabilitation

Believe it or not, looks do matter — at least when it comes to rehabilitation centers. The look and feel of a patient's environment has a clearly established effect on how quickly and how well a patient heals.

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