February 2020 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: February 2020

Hip surgeries too risky?

When treatment rates for a common hip fracture go up among Medicare beneficiaries, so too does the risk for adverse outcomes, costs and mortality, new research has shown.

Court rejects immigrant rule

A New York federal appeals court last month blocked a federal rule that leading industry advocates warned could hurt immigrant seniors and limit their use of long-term care services.

Gratification tops education

Residents with Alzheimer’s disease prefer emotionally meaningful, familiar pursuits over task-oriented activities, a study published online in the journal Aging and Mental Health found.

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