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A tectonic shift in nursing homes

Those lacking this type of training and experience are at a distinct disadvantage, which is why I am a fierce advocate for having geriatricians hold accountable positions of authority in organizations that are responsible for the health and wellbeing of frail older adults and other seriously and chronically ill patients.

Love never fails. But …

How can we overcome working together as an interdisciplinary team while also respecting and honoring the expertise of all to ensure we are trusting, protecting, hoping and persevering together? Interprofessionalism in practice and education is the answer.

Matthew Gallardo

Caregiver absenteeism and its economic burden

“There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.” – Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter The Family Caregiver Alliance® defines a caregiver as, “an unpaid individual (for example, a spouse, partner, family member, friend,…

Rehab services need to refocus

Rehabilitative care is the answer for many patients who show a change in mobility or performance in daily tasks, pain, and speech- and swallow-related challenges. When properly delivered, therapy intervention can improve quality of life in countless ways.

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