A U.S. district court has dismissed a lawsuit aimed at overturning a National Labor Relations Board rule that could speed up union elections.
Employees of a New York nursing home, including its owner and a nursing home administrator, appeared in court last week on allegations that they covered up resident abuse and neglect.
A new study shows that among seniors with diabetes, only 1 in 3 meet the American Diabetes Association's guidelines for key measures for control.
Clinicians found mixing up blood-thinner and antidepressant with similar names... Blogger pooh-poohs 'ground-breaking' Alzheimer's research... House bill proposes changes to electronic health records program
Medicare skilled nursing facilities would get a net 1.2% pay increase — totaling $430 million — in fiscal 2016 under a final rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late Thursday.
A Denver assisted living facility is being sued for allegedly discriminating against employees who immigrated from African countries.
Legislation that would allow for new changes to the Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) program was introduced in the House this week.
The final call is here: All entries for the 2015 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards must be in by 11:59 p.m. tonight.
Medicare Part D premiums to remain stable ... Seniors receive mental health prescriptions at twice the rate of others ... Insulin resistance may increase risk for Alzheimer's
Sunrise Senior Living Inc. will face trial on whether it can be held liable for the alleged negligence of its subsidiary.
Older men taking a particular group of commonly used medications have a higher risk of getting injured from a fall, according to a study published in the latest Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Providers must submit their 2015 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards applications by the extended deadline of 11:59 p.m. Friday (July 31).
National Institutes of Health requests $1.06 billion for Alzheimer's research... Hospice owner given three years in prison for Medicare fraud... Seniors' coffee habits may increase cognitive impairment risk
The rapid growth of America's aging population will cause long-term care spending to continue to climb over the next 10 years, reaffirmed the latest Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service's National Health Expenditures report.
Legislation that would change the appointment of "observation status" for hospital patients was passed by the Senate on Tuesday, and will now be sent to the president to be signed into law.
Two Michigan home healthcare agency owners were convicted of various offenses for their participation in a $33 million Medicare fraud scheme, government officials announced.
New FDA-approved cholesterol drug costs $14,600 a year ... Data shows drastic decline in PA nursing home enforcement actions ... FL woman arrested for running unlicensed AL facility in her home
McKnight's Long-Term Care News earned two national awards at the 2015 American Society of Business Publication Editors awards presentation on Friday in New York.
Medicare beneficiaries who receive a misdiagnosis of Alzheimer's could amass between $9,500 and $14,000 in additional medical costs each year until they are correctly diagnosed, according to a new study.
A majority of the jobs with both high annual pay and high job meaning are in the healthcare industry, according to an interactive chart from PayScale, a compensation data website.