April 01, 2017 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: April 01, 2017

Pig bladder holds healing promise: study

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An extracellular matrix created from the urinary bladders of pigs, combined with offloading, has shown “significant” promise in treating diabetic foot ulcers, according to a recent study.

Trump budget cuts HHS 18%

President Trump’s first proposed budget chops 18% from Department of Health and Human Services funding and adds millions of dollars to combat healthcare fraud for fiscal 2018.

A multigenerational mixer

A multigenerational mixer

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Residents at The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens, a continuing care retirement community in Fresno, CA, gathered in February for a bingo game unlike any other.

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Where kindness is king

As pesky questions about the future of healthcare swirl, let’s give thanks for the one, and maybe only, inviolate cog in the long-term care machinery that’s beyond the power of politicians to regulate or obliterate — kindness.

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