It might be a small gesture, but residents appreciate the time that staff--especially Activities staff--take to brighten the environment with colorful reminders of seasons, celebrations and people enjoying facilty events.
A continuing care retirement community receives national exposure for a program that uses technology to help older adults in the United States feel valued and assists students in Brazil with improving their English language skills.
It’s not difficult to meld resident choices into wellness initiatives. But how does our long-term care system handle resident choice when it comes to chronic-level and end-of life care? Not so well, national experts say.
Speakers at the White House Conference on Aging’s regional event April 27 in Cleveland said the time has come for members of our society to change the way they think about the aging process and older adults. Do you agree?
Do the actions of a state governor foreshadow the approach he would take and the policies he would advocate if elected to this country’s highest office? If so, then those in long-term care may want to pay attention to what’s going on in the Badger State.
Negligence has specific legal definitions—and personal injury lawyers love to muddy them. Long-Term Living legal blogger Alan C. Horowitz, RN, JD, explains what nursing homes can do to protect themselves.