Medicare reimbursement rates to nursing homes will be cut in October, which could lead to staffing cuts at the facilities. Here’s how to deal with possible cuts.
The Eden Alternative is thriving in Australia and DutchCare, the first nursing home facility Down Under to be endorsed in all 10 Eden Alternative principles, is gaining accolades for its commitment to empowering front-line staff. Australia’s leading long-term care magazine Aged Care INsight published this report on DutchCare’s transformation through the Eden Alternative: In any […]
We welcome a new contributor to our ranks, Brenda Becker, an aging-services consultant. Brenda’s consultancy connects seniors with the resources they need. My husband loves to run. It all started, as it frequently does, when the numbers on the scale were a bit higher than he wanted to see. He decided to lose a few […]
As a followup to an article written by Dr. Ronch, Interim Dean at the Erickson School for Management of Aging Services (and an MKCREATIVE client) — where he discusses the paucity of Gerontologists in the USA — I thought it useful to post a link to a compelling video presentation made by another Erickson School […]
This May, The Green House Project was named by Long-Term Living magazine as one of its “top 10 innovations in Long Term Care.” In fact, it took the #1 spot. Richard L. Peck, contributing editor to the publication (and formerly its editor-in-chief) described the initiative as “Dr. William Thomas’ second act.” In what might be described as a case of function […]
New York, like most states, is grappling with a massive budget deficit. New York, like most states, is targeting many social service programs to close the budget gap. Lately, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been running an advertising campaign demonizing the “special interests” speaking out against his budget proposals to slash services. One of […]