Report: Older adults living solo with cognitive impairment need more support
Aug 21, 2023
A new study gives more insights into how healthcare professionals view living arrangements when they are caring for people with cognitive impairment. On the whole, more interventions are necessarily to...
RN care coordination helps senior living residents age in place longer: study
Jun 01, 2022
An aging-in-place model of care that uses registered nurse care coordinators helped residents of one independent living community stay longer and more comfortably, investigators have found.
LTC operator adds genetic testing program to improve care for residents with complex needs
Mar 31, 2022
Frontier Management Group has partnered with a pharmacogenetics provider to help fine-tune medication management in an increasingly frail resident population, the company says.
Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Jan. 11
Jan 11, 2022
Senior living must be prioritized in COVID-19 response, association urges Biden administration… U.S. breaks COVID-19 hospitalization record as omicron surges … ECRI ranks ease of taking 7 popular COVID-19...
$2M virtual reality trial to gauge impact on senior living residents with dementia
Aug 20, 2021
The Phase II trial will evaluate how virtual family engagement affects quality of life for 400 older adults in 12 U.S. long-term care communities.
Clinical briefs for Wednesday, July 14
Jul 14, 2021
NIC webinar on role of physicians in senior living runs today … Israel offers third shot of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine … 90-year-old infected by two COVID-19 variants of concern … Post-surgical pacemaker...
Clinical briefs for Friday, July 2
Jul 02, 2021
Finalists for the 2021 McKnight’s Tech Awards named for Skilled Nursing, Senior Living and Home Care … Leaders expect more providers to follow suit after first Massachusetts operator enacts vaccine...
Staff buy-in key to reducing ED visits with telemedicine, senior living study finds
Feb 23, 2021
An attempt to reduce unnecessary emergency department visits with telemedicine triage failed when senior living healthcare providers were not on board. The findings contain lessons for for clinicians and...
2020 McKnight’s Dealmaker’s Handbook
Nov 05, 2020
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Three virtual care components every senior care facility needs
Sep 16, 2020
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...