Facts About Pressure Ulcers (Bedsores)

A pressure ulcer is a localized injury to the skin…

Dementia And Falls Among The Elderly

Falls are, unfortunately, common among the elderly—regardless of whether they’re…

The Role Of Aging In Malnutrition Of The Elderly

Much of the litigation involving the elderly in nursing homes…

All Ulcers Are Not the Same: Arterial Ulcers

Unlike pressure ulcers, arterial ulcers are due to poor blood…

Aging and the Long-term Effects of Alcohol

For many people, coming home at the end of the…

The Basics of Preventing Infection in Long Term Care Facilities

Infections pose a significant threat to the frail elderly in…

Are Kennedy Terminal Ulcers Gaining Recognition Among Federal Regulators?

Long-term care (LTC) providers have, for years, asserted that not…

What Is A Kennedy Terminal Ulcer?

Sometimes, when a person approaches the end of life, multi-organ…

Reinvesting Your Resources in Patient Care

The Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care recently released a…

The List of Monitored Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs Just Got Longer

The use of atypical antipsychotics in elderly nursing home residents…

RAC Audits: The Calm Before the Storm

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced…

Medical Legal Analysts: The Credentials and Qualifications That Matter Most