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The lost generations

September 30, 2016  | 

Honoring those who have served will soon take on a new meaning as veterans from the Greatest Generation enter into long-term care facilities. A new strategy is needed to care for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other war injuries who may also have dementia.

Funding innovation

August 18, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

There's an exciting new grant fund available for those with the next great ideas for improving senior care.

Leadership for culture change

May 27, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Culture change is easy to spot after it’s happened. It’s much harder to discern while it’s in progress—when it’s still just a single, bright torch held by a single person. Do you have a staff inspirer at your facility?

Gathering the gray cells

March 17, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief Pamela Tabar jumps into the data pool to help find a cure for Alzheimer's disease and other neurological disorders. Have you checked out the Brain Health Registry yet?

Wanted: Senior-savvy tech

February 2, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

2015 may have been the buzz year for "The Internet of Things," but 2016 could be about the "Internet of Meaningful Senior Tech Things."

'Tis the (tech) season

December 22, 2015  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

What do seniors want for the holidays? Hint: It’s not slippers. We asked residents what types of technology they wish they had, and you may be surprised what's on their lists.

Secrets of Aging: Keep moving

October 23, 2015  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Sage advice from a stage and screen legend on how to stay healthy and happy long after “senior citizen age.”

The anatomy of a team

August 27, 2015  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

What does “cross-discipline team care” really mean? The 2015 OPTIMA Award winning site has created a model for reducing hospitalizations by involving every staffer—from physicians and nurses to the housekeeping staff—in the endeavor of quality care for an extremely high-acuity resident population.

Happy birthday, Medicare & Medicaid

July 30, 2015  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Happy birthday, Medicare and Medicaid—and can we say, you don’t look a day over 50. But, the healthcare world sure is different now, compared to when you were born.

Dying with a voice

July 10, 2015  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has proposed a milestone change within its latest Physician Fee Schedule--a new billing code for advanced care planning services. Will it encourage more docs to talk about end-of-life choices?

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Pamela Tabar is editor-in-chief of Long-Term Living. She has worked as a writer and...