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Annals of Long-Term Care
By Julie Gould Briana Mezuk, PhD, University of Michigan School of Public Health, shares insights on what LTC staff can do to lower the risk of suicide among residents.   Tell us a little about yourself and your research interests. I've always been interested in mental health and the nature of…
Annals of Long-Term Care
By Julie Gould Laura Mosqueda, MD, professor of family medicine in geriatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, highlights current rates of elder abuse cases and explains how long-term care facilities can identify and prevent future instances of abuse. Please tell us a little bit about…
Annals of Long-Term Care
By Julie Gould According to research published online in JAMA Network Open, the time to skilled nursing facility (SNF) admission does not differ across approved medications used to treat Alzheimer disease (AD). However, memantine hydrochloride monotherapy was associated with a lower risk of…
Annals of Long-Term Care
All long-term care (LTC) institutional caregivers should seek to work closely with family caregivers/ advocates to further what should be a common dual mission: to provide the best possible care for each resident while making life easier for their caregivers/advocates. One way to accomplish this…
Annals of Long-Term Care
The need to provide long-term care (LTC) in a more cost-effective manner includes avoiding—or at least delaying—nursing home placement as long as possible. One way to accomplish this is through the use of non-traditional LTC team members such as patient navigators. Patient navigators have proven…
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