Cassie Morris, the assistant director of nursing at Mayfield Health and Rehab, the top manager on site at the time, presciently led a practice drill just hours before a major twister hit. That and other...
After disaster, mortality risk spikes 40% for seniors with diabetes
Sep 23, 2019
In counties that were directly impacted by hurricanes Katrina and Rita, older adults with diabetes took a big hit to their health.
Bill prioritizes healthcare facilities for power restoration following a disaster
Dec 01, 2017
Long-term care facilities and hospitals would be made a priority for power restoration after a major disaster or emergency, under a new bill introduced in the House this week.
After natural disasters: coping with resident and staff emotions
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Aug 29, 2011
The Northeast just experienced an earthquake and a hurricane all in one week. The storm may have subsided, but it’s likely residents and staff will still be facing a whirlwind of emotions. And it’s...