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HIPAA policies, transitions to higher care levels can cause nursing home and assisted living residents to feel stigmatized, researchers find

HIPAA policies, transitions to higher care levels can cause nursing home and assisted living residents to feel stigmatized, researchers find

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Nursing homes and assisted living facilities should evaluate certain processes and organizational features that commonly lead residents to feel stigmatized, according to recently published research findings.

How technology can enhance relationships

How technology can enhance relationships

There has been a trend of late to refer to specialized care of individuals with dementia as "memory care." I understand the need for a quick, catchy title for a new product or service line in long-term care, but I worry about the message it may send and the mind set it might create in management, families and employees. Here's why.