Nursing homes more prepared for the coronavirus than for H1N1: survey
Apr 26, 2020
Despite the COVID-19 troubles currently facing eldercare facilities, things could have been much worse for some, a Michigan survey suggests.
Preparedness is key
May 18, 2015
There are numerous resources available on the Internet to help you choose the right nursing home for an ailing parent or loved one.
New blender released for food prep
Mar 18, 2015
Blendtec is releasing a Bluetooth-connected food preparation system, which will incorporate a Blendtec blender, mixer, food scale and recipe app connected by Bluetooth technology.
Nursing home operators should act decisively to take advantage of employer mandate delay, expert advises
Jul 08, 2013
Nursing home advocates cheered the Obama administration’s recent decision to delay implementing a key part of the Affordable Care Act, and a legal expert said operators must seize this opportunity...
Flu creates challenges, but staff can prepare effectively
Paula J. Fenza, M.A.
Feb 26, 2013
On average, roughly 24,000 Americans die each flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than half of those hospitalized are over age 65. This season’s influenza...
Transitions of Care, Part II: So you know they’re eventually gonna have to leave … right?
Jacqueline Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC
Jul 27, 2011
OK, I’m not talking about your kids, because we all know they NEVER leave, and if they do, they keep coming back like boomerangs. I’m talking about your residents. Let’s face it, one...