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July 1, 2016
The aim of this study was to examine the effects of a home-based and volunteer-administered physical training and nutritional intervention program compared with social support intervention on nutritional and frailty status in prefrail and frail...
July 1, 2016
Midlife interventions — including physical activity, hypertension control, and maintaining healthy HDL cholesterol — may ward off later cognitive decline, reported Cassandra Szoeke, PhD, of the Centre for Medical Research at the University of...
July 1, 2016
Electronic submission of staffing data through the Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) is required of all Long Term Care Facilities in 2016. July 1 begins the first date of data collection. You will have up to 45 days to submit data from July 1, 2016-...
July 1, 2016
ORLANDO, FL — The task of reducing antibiotic use in nursing homes brings up important questions, such as how to gently say “no” to family members worried about urinary tract infection in residents who fall or are acting “different” who request...
July 1, 2016
Thursday, July 7 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET To register or for more information, visit MLN Connects Event Registration . Space may be limited, register early. During this call, CMS experts discuss key quality measures related to the Improving Medicare...
July 1, 2016
ORLANDO, FL — National initiatives to improve prescribing and reduce adverse drug events are fast raising the bar for what characterizes effective medication management and collaboration between medical directors and pharmacists.
July 1, 2016
Terrence O’Malley, MD, CMD, a Massachusetts-based geriatrician and long-time member of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, has been named as the long-term care representative to the federal Health Information Technology...
July 1, 2016
According to the Food and Drug Administration, the era of personalized medicine has arrived. Of all new drugs approved since 2011, approximately one-third had some type of genetic or other biomarker data included in the submission to characterize...
July 1, 2016
ATLANTA — Early findings from the ongoing Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial–Depression Endpoint Prevention (VITAL-DEP) study are bringing to light the “invisible epidemic” of alcohol use among older adults.