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Flu creates challenges, but staff can prepare effectively

Flu creates challenges, but staff can prepare effectively

On average, roughly 24,000 Americans die each flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than half of those hospitalized are over age 65. This season's influenza virus outbreak was no exception. In fact, according to the CDC, the flu season is the most severe it has been in 10 years.

Mostly negative media coverage of nursing homes? Maybe, and here's why

Mostly negative media coverage of nursing homes? Maybe, and here's why

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At first it looked like just another round of whining about the media. Nothing gets more tedious than long-term care providers making off-base comments about their portrayal in the popular press.

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

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