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What does it mean for the future of senior care? May 15, 2017 What does it mean for the future of senior care?The swearing in of President Donald J. Trump signals clear change for the healthcare industry. His move to repeal and replace ObamaCare has the public, politicians, and investors scrambling for answers as they anxiously await the details. But for those of us in nursing care, what is there to know—and how will our patients be ... read more

New legislation will bring drugs to the market faster in 2017. May 1, 2017 will-no-textWhat does it mean for our patients? Big Pharma is celebrating a new year with the historic passing of the 21st Century Cures Act, which implements a number of regulatory changes throughout the industry. Beyond its $6B funding for medical research, the bill is set to speed up review for new medicines and equipment, bringing them ... read more

Proper nutrition. Regular exercise. Clean hygiene. April 25, 2017 post5-bg1We do so much to keep our residents strong, but is it ever enough? It’s so important to give people in our care—especially seniors—the necessary support to keep them healthy and reduce their risk of infection. We know that smart diet, nutritional supplementation and a hygienic environment do wonders. But now, when it comes to susceptibility ... read more

How long does a patient have to live? April 19, 2017 how-long-does-a-patient-have-to-liveThe answer means more than you know.   Today’s top nursing homes integrate forms of palliative care as standard practice. Sadly, all the support and comfort in the world can’t always bring peace to those families affected by cancer. Patients and their caregivers deserve assurance—true certainty—when facing the crippling reality of impending death. As of late 2016, the ... read more

2016 was the year of Big Appetites March 27, 2017 Big appetites  Throughout the 2015 and 2016 calendar years, controversial drug price increases dominated headlines. Big Pharma was slammed en masse for sickening rate hikes.   According to The Wall Street Journal, pharmacy costs at the nation’s hospitals, driven in part by surging drug prices, peaked at $33.6 billion in 2015 alone. This marked an 11% increase over 2014. ... read more

What should complete care for neurodegenerative patients look like? November 1, 2016 blog_1-longLet’s talk about the new geriatric generation of post-Lasik surgery. Lasik, a type of refractive surgery, resets baseline vision, but does not prevent natural vision change over a lifetime. How is this generation aging under their prior Lasik surgery, and what can nursing staff do to assist these patients through it all? read more

Cataracts on a Post-Lasik Generation November 1, 2016 blog_2-longSkilled care for neurodegenerative patients should move beyond basic care; food, shelter and medication- monitoring. After all, half of all Americans after age 80 will develop some degree of dementia. read more

What does it mean for the future of senior care? May 15, 2017 What does it mean for the future of senior care?The swearing in of President Donald J. Trump ... read more →

New legislation will bring drugs to the market faster in 2017. May 1, 2017 will-no-textWhat does it mean for our patients? Big Pharma ... read more →

Proper nutrition. Regular exercise. Clean hygiene. April 25, 2017 post5-bg1We do so much to keep our residents ... read more →

How long does a patient have to live? April 19, 2017 how-long-does-a-patient-have-to-liveThe answer means more than you know.   Today’s top ... read more →

2016 was the year of Big Appetites March 27, 2017 Big appetites  Throughout the 2015 and 2016 calendar years, controversial ... read more →

What should complete care for neurodegenerative patients look like? November 1, 2016 blog_1-longLet’s talk about the new geriatric generation of ... read more →

Cataracts on a Post-Lasik Generation November 1, 2016 blog_2-longSkilled care for neurodegenerative patients should move beyond ... read more →