The lead author of a new study on suicides related to long-term care says the research is a call for operators to examine how they are supporting mental health among residents, especially those just moving in.
The total cost of Parkinson’s disease to individuals, families and the U.S. government is $51.9 billion every year, according to a new estimate released by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist consulting in long-term care communities, will kick off the free educational sessions of the 2019 McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo at 11 a.m. ET this Thursday with a session titled “Behavioral health in senior living: Improving practices, reducing risk.”
Has your community used technology to improve care or operations in the past year? If yes, the 2019 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards program is here to give your organization the opportunity to obtain the recognition it deserves. And a free webinar this week will help you learn about technology while earning a continuing education credit.
A $1 million donation from Bellevue, WA-based Aegis Living will help Seattle-based not-for-profit housing agency Plymouth Housing develop new permanent housing and enhance community support and services for adults experiencing chronic homelessness.