Even as we support those brave healthcare providers who kept residents and patients safe during the California wildfire that killed dozens, we can’t lose sight for one second those who survive. They will carry lingering scars.
Here’s a plea to all the sharks out there: Treat the nice ladies with the good habits and gentle demeanor right.
I can only imagine the crushing grief one must face after their home and every worldly possession is reduced to ashes. But what if your house and workplace both burned down in one fell swoop? That’s been the case for dozens of individuals employed by the Cypress Meadows Post-Acute facility, once located in Paradise, CA.…
I have seen the future of Medicare. Here’s what you can expect: Demand will grow the program; fiscal realities will shrink your share.
ong-term care facilities, privacy is often at a premium for residents and employees. But when it comes to nursing mothers, I heard a story recently that made my hair stand on edge.
I bring you some of the striking tidbits from frantically filed notes on the road that might or might not have already seen the light of day. Some of this is just too good not to share, or share again.
Thanks to years of struggling with “simple” tasks, I have come to loathe those who make the difficult look easy. That’s especially the case where writing is concerned. Now that I have just read his first book, “Hallowed Ground,” I should probably hate Larry Minnix. Where does he get off delivering elegant insight after elegant…
When It’s Never 2 Late president Jack York asked her to figure out a way to get goat yoga as part of the company’s booth at LeadingAge, she didn’t blink.
Long-term care operators have a unique opportunity, and I’m encouraging everyone to take advantage of it. Here’s how: Complain.
We’ve been talking about it for months and now the day of reckoning has almost arrived: Election Day is just one week away, and the stakes could be very high for the skilled nursing crowd. The makeup of Congress and the Senate swing in another direction, leading to possible reshaping of Medicare and Medicaid policy,…
Despite recent government officials’ pronouncements, it seems everyone has less red tape to deal with — except, apparently, skilled care operators.
You might be weighing whom to vote for in your House, Senate or gubernatorial races. But Iit’s equally important for long-term care readers to take a look at their respective state ballot items, as many could affect residents or employees.
Larry Minnix has always been one of the best writers around. And he’s not even a writer by trade, we professionals have always agonized with jealous
In the face of this deadly opioid epidemic, I’ve seen all sorts of alternative methods floated to help remedy patients’ pain. Be it, laughing gas, yoga, sugar pills or exercise. Now researchers are looking to add another item to the list, as a means to treat the depression that comes with pain in seniors: social media.
Despite the negative numbers, capital providers are lining up to make senior care and long-term care deals, often at inflated prices that seem to be at odds with the available evidence.
While long-term care has long discussed the importance of health data exchanges, it’s rare to be able to give concrete examples of how it makes a patient — or provider’s — life better.
Could it be that things have gotten worse for nurses mentioned in the news? Apparently so.
Whether you realize it or not, you’re likely going to need extra care in your older years, the soft-sell goes. And, my, look how expensive it is!
Some American Health Care Association convention attendees might have experienced a sudden case of whiplash last week. That’s because their eyes and ears were quickly exposed to two very different realities.
How we structure our days can often be tied directly back into our productivity.