Patients and Families' Center

“Find out who the medical director is in that facility. And above all, get to know the nurses and the nursing assistants, the therapists, other professionals who’ll be involved in the care of your family member. I think that’s really the best way that one can ensure good care and also develop good working relationships in the facility.

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Spotlight Stories

Cholesterol Drugs for People 75 and Older: When do you need them?

As the part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) and Consumer Reports Health has created multiple free resources for patients and their families. “ Cholesterol drugs for people 75 and...Read more

What’s a CMD?

AMDA Board of Directors President 2016-2017 Susan M. Levy, MD, CMD, AGSF, wants patients and their families to start asking their nursing homes and other facilities if their medical director is an AMDA Certified Medical Director (CMD). “It’s also...Read more