Daily Editors' Notes

Daily Editors’ Notes

Daily Editors' Notes

A vision for long-term care

Many milestones come and go — a birthday perhaps, the start of the new year, even. Then there are some that seem to be meaningful. Today, the first day of autumn, seems to fall into that category. We have been hearing for several weeks now how this fall, when flu season makes its annual comeback,…

For long-term care, a time of confirmation — and revelation

Among other things, COVID-19 has helped confirm what we know about long-term care and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The pandemic has also revealed a few new things about both. Let’s address skilled care first. The past half year has made it obvious that this is a field full of heroes, especially on…

The lockdown’s ill effects

We all know that human contact is important. But when you are talking about vulnerable people who rely on human interaction to maintain their quality of life, interacting with loved ones is not a benefit, it is an imperative.

The problem with home care

I have a suggestion for skilled care operators who aren’t losing enough sleep due to COVID-19. Consider home care. As in, consider home care as your next big competitor.
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