Living with dementia: ‘Nothing about us without us’
Charles de Vilmorin
Feb 29, 2024
We can talk endlessly about people living with dementia, but the conversation only becomes meaningful when they are active participants in the conversation. During the recent 2024 Validation World...
Addressing challenges LTC facilities are facing and a look at what’s to come
Feb 27, 2024
Looking at the current state of the long-term care industry, there’s no denying that we’re all in a challenging position. As demand for long-term care is expected to increase exponentially in the coming...
Using machine learning to improve clinical intervention
Feb 14, 2024
How does one get a win in this current era of skilled nursing? Trust machine learning technology to improve clinical interventions and outcomes. Paris Girginis, VP of Innovation and Reimbursement for Mission...
Enhanced barrier precautions: A win–win–win for LTC facilities, residents, and staff
Buffy Lloyd-Krejci, DrPH, CIC
Feb 07, 2024
In our post-COVID world, infection prevention and control (IPC) is more important than ever. This is especially true in long-term care facilities. Residents generally live in a congregate environment...
Resident engagement in 2024: Opportunities abound
Charles de Vilmorin
Jan 31, 2024
Engagement in long-term care and senior living is a team sport: everyone collaborates with residents to honor their preferences so they live each day with purpose. There has been much progress in this...
Fair Housing Act implications for CCRCs
Jan 29, 2024
As a physical therapist who has worked in and visited countless skilled nursing facilities and continuing care retirement communities, I have become painfully aware of how federal and state regulations...
Protein and aging
Jan 24, 2024
Healthcare professionals often hear a common question regarding older adults and adequate nutrition: “Are they eating enough protein?” The Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine...
The importance of designing thoughtful spaces for older adults with sensory disabilities
Tu-Anh Bui Johnson
Jan 17, 2024
Designing inclusive and accessible healthcare spaces can be a challenging experience, especially when architects and planners must heed guidelines that don’t always comprehensively address the needs...
Go where the people are – Why social recruiting works
Jan 10, 2024
With more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, I’ve witnessed immense change over the years, especially as it relates to recruiting and hiring. And whether your building is hiring...
Smart care, wise choices: Navigating AI integration in SNFs
Jan 04, 2024
The rapid progress of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to reshape various healthcare sectors, with high expectations that AI will deliver on the promise of unlocking patient data for personalized medicine. ...