PHILADELPHIA - With the holiday season kicking into high gear, it is crucial to remember that COVID-19 still remains a deadly threat, especially to our most vulnerable citizens – long term care residents.
Nashville, TN —For many of us, frontline healthcare workers are more than heroes. They’re also family members or close friends who feel like family. Having someone you love working on the front lines of COVID means you get a front-row view of their daily fear, exhaustion, and stress. While you may feel helpless to stop their suffering, Diana Hendel, PharmD, and Mark Goulston, MD, say there’s a lot you can do to make their lives a bit easier.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and long term care facilities across the country that provide care to approximately five million people each year, released a report today showing nursing homes in the U.S. have seen the lowest number of new COVID cases since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) started tracking back in May 2020, suggesting that the vaccines are working.
Nashville - Oscar-winning actress and comedienne, Cloris Leachman, died on Tuesday, January 26 at the age of 94. Leachman received more than 20 Emmy nominations and nine wins, more than any other television performer in history. WHEN WE LAST SPOKE was her last feature film to debut in theaters nationwide.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Health Care Association representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and other long term care facilities across the country that provide care to approximately five million people each year and LeadingAge, the association of more than 5,000 mission-driven aging services providers including nursing homes, today released a reform agenda, the Care For Our Seniors Act, to address long-standing challenges affecting the quality of care provided in America’s nursing homes.