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You won't believe where a great source for LTC insight is waiting

You won't believe where a great source for LTC insight is waiting

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Leaders in this field seem to have an unquenchable thirst for new insights.

Ideas on smart growth

Ideas on smart growth

Grow or die. Some may disagree to the boldness of this statement, but it is true. An organization may be a strong, solid operation, but if status quo is a comfort zone, at some point, the surrounding space will evolve beyond the ability to catch up.

For anyone in long-term care, these are uncertain times

For anyone in long-term care, these are uncertain times

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Two questions give senior living leaders countless hours of lost sleep. The first seems fairly objective: What does it take to be successful in this field? The second is about as personal as it gets: Do I have what it takes?

Effective techniques imperative to providing great oral healthcare

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Long-term care nurses should embrace personal connections with residents to help them relax and allow oral healthcare, a specialist said recently.

Nursing home evacuation guidelines unveiled at Hurricane Summit

Attendees at the Hurricane Summit in Orlando this week released new criteria for the safe evacuation of nursing home residents in the event of a natural disaster.

Skilled nursing facilities find new opportunities, new challenges with 60% rule

Skilled nursing facilities find new opportunities, new challenges with 60% rule

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Since the reduction of the so-called 75% Rule to 60%, SNFs have to work even harder to attract Part A therapy residents

Pricing program

The American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services (ASHES) and the Association for Linen Management (ALM) announced a pricing program for the benefit of members in both organizations. According to the agreement, ALM and ASHES will offer special discounted pricing levels for products and services to members of the other organization. This agreement will allow members of ALM to purchase products and services offered by ASHES at a discounted rate and vise versa.

Tech toys

The nation's top lawmakers are learning more about new monitoring, personal health record and brain fitness technologies for seniors during a special briefing and demonstration today.Senators from the Special Committee on Aging; the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee; and the Medical Technology Caucus are hosting the event to discuss and explore what type of support is needed to promote technological advances that can help our nation's aging population.

It's about time

Staying on top of the latest products, services and industry trends can be a time-devouring pursuit. But the job just became less time consuming, thanks to our new Web site. Eldercare pros can find many time-saving options. These include a substantially enhanced Directory that makes it easier to locate needed services, plus videos of important suppliers. The latest job openings are also available, as well as immediate access to our Career Guide. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our new site. We think you'll find it's time well spent.

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