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Techniques in self-care to beat COVID-19 burnout, exhaustion and stress

We all face challenging situations. To think life would be without them would be an erroneous way of thinking. These challenges may be related to work, family and personal relationships and, now, the coronavirus. As we know, our older loved ones in our nation’s nursing homes have been particularly impacted by COVID-19. Nursing home healthcare…

Three virtual care components every senior care facility needs

As with any crisis, COVID-19 has exposed and widened existing cracks in the foundations of our nation’s healthcare infrastructure. This instability is particularly evident in senior care, given the extreme levying of pressure on health systems, providers and staff. With the weight of the pandemic miring classic models of care delivery, how can virtual care…

Is cleaning a surface once enough?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and its severe impact on long-term care facilities, administrators are looking into everything possible to slow and hopefully stop the spread of the disease in their facilities. Because effective cleaning plays such a significant role in keeping people healthy, especially seniors, some long-term care administrators wonder how often frequently touched…

Six proven tips for navigating the COVID-19 and PDPM roller coaster

Kingda Ka, at New Jersey’s Six Flags, is the world’s tallest, most terrifying roller coaster ride. It comes with a warning: “Not Recommended for Wimps.” Seconds after take-off, you’re hurtling 128 miles an hour toward a 90 degree vertical, 45 stories high, then catching your stomach in time before “free-falling” into a 270 degree spiral.…

I love bingo

What would you do if you had to engage a very large number of residents with diverse preferences and abilities to ensure maximum well-being on an almost nonexistent budget? The answer would be to find an extremely accessible activity that can be done with little support at a low cost with high cognitive and social…

David Barmak, Esq.

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act impact on healthcare providers

The COVID-19 pandemic shutdown of the U.S. has had a radical effect on the lives of people, from the oldest to the youngest and everyone in between. To address the impact on employees and employers from the Coronavirus on employees and employers, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) that significantly changed the…

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