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Also in the News for Tuesday, Dec. 11

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Wisconsin raised wages for senior care workers in budget, but some hope to boost further to $11 per hour … Shingles shot shortage continues … Pharmacy owner sentenced in $2.5 million Medicare fraud scheme

Elizabeth Newman, Senior Editor

New opioid guidelines arrive not a moment too soon

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Following my C-section earlier this year, I was fortunate to be able to access heavy-duty pain medication. Until we discovered my pain pump wasn’t working. That was unfortunate, but luckily I was young(ish), in good health(ish) and had a new baby. But as AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine President…

Alexa on its way to Asbury Communities

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Asbury Group Integrated Technologies has partnered with Sodexo, Connected Living and Amazon to pilot the Smart Living program at Asbury Communities, a system of not-for-profit continuing care retirement communities based in Maryland.

McKnight's Long-Term Care News, December 2018, Page 4, 60 Seconds With, Jill Schumann

60 Seconds with … Jill Schumann

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Q: What should providers know about trauma-informed care? A: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is asking for policies that are “culturally competent and trauma-informed” by Nov. 2019. Given all of the other requirements for Phase 3, there may be a tendency to view this information purely from a compliance perspective. It’s worth the…

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