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Murder, they spoke

Like a real-crime podcast about murder. That’s the way we need to tell the story of our long-term care staffing or funding woes if we want anyone to actually pay attention.

Freedom, the clinical way

Freedom means a lot of different things to people. I often feel it just means getting out of typical routines and spreading out in more of a creative sense while also getting back to functional care and therapy roots.

Combating seniors’ isolation

Over a decade ago, a healthcare administrator named Carolin Duncan spent two months undergoing training far from home. It occurred to her during that time that she was feeling many of the same things seniors feel when residing in a skilled nursing facility. She had feelings, she wrote, of loneliness, helplessness and boredom.

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