It’s the presidential nominees’ jobs to rally us, but blogger Kathleen Mears reminds us that regardless of the winner, we must rally behind him or her to ensure a smooth transition of power and to sustain our democracy.
The long-term/post-acute care industry knew some groundbreaking changes were coming in the final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Long-Term Living’s legal expert Alan C. Horowitz explains what all the fuss is about.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears relies on a call light in the bathroom, so when the cord was too long and ripped in half, she relied on some aides’ quick thinking until a more permanent fix could be made.
Honoring those who have served will soon take on a new meaning as a new generation of veterans enters the long-term care system. A new strategy is needed to care for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other war injuries who may also have dementia.
Resident blogger Kathy Mears watches how one resident’s changing health condition affects her family. That requires a lot of coordination for staff to communicate and keep everyone updated on an institutional level.