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How to Distinguish Forgetfulness from Alzheimer’s Disease: Solutions to Normal Memory Shortfalls

You can’t find your glasses, keys or the right word.  You forget an appointment or name of a familiar pet, object or person. You’ve already forgotten the name of the nice person who was just introduced to you a minute … Continue reading

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In-Home Therapies Can Decrease Dementia Symptoms and Caregiver Stress

Nonpharmacological interventions administered in a home setting can significantly lower the severity and frequency of behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients with dementia, an Australian research suggests. In addition, the meta-analysis showed that the interventions also improved reactions by the … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Care Staff Recruitment and Retention: Part 7 of 7

Welcome back to our final chapter in the Let’s Talk About Looming Crisis series: Part 7. I applaud your tenacity.  Thank you for investing your time and attention on this super important issue of quality care aide recruitment and retention. We … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About: The Looming Crisis: Mentoring for Retention: Part 5 of 7

Benefits and Blessings of Mentoring for Retention Building long-term relationships with new hires will reduce your turnover rate, as well as: Create trust Support and encourage staff Make your team feel secure and valued The Value of Community Relations The … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About: The LOOMING CRISIS:Education and Training as OnBoarding Essentials: Part 4 of 7

  “If you fail in the recruitment and selection of great people, you won’t have great employees. And without great employees, how can you possibly have a great company?” MICHAEL WRIGHT In the last portion of this article, Let’s Talk … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About: The LOOMING CRISIS IN LTC HCSS: Part 2 of 7

CONTINUED, from Part 1: Now let’s talk about strategies to recruit, select and retain the valuable people, and how to create an environment in which they (and you) can thrive for the long haul. Let’s Talk About: The Looming Crisis: … Continue reading

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Have we found the key to eternal youth?

  Genes for a longer, healthier life found Multiple branched-chain amino acids are already being used to treat liver damage and are also added to sport nutrition products. Now it appears that branched-chain amino acid catabolism is also a conserved … Continue reading

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