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‘Thoughtful approach’ to reopening necessary to balance risks, benefits, AMDA says

Taking a measured approach to resuming visitation and group activities, advocating for COVID-19 vaccines, continuing visitor screenings, and requiring masking and social distancing are among the recommendations that AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is making to long-term care facilities as operators consider lessening restrictions that in many places have been in effect for almost a year.

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Providers identify 5 key areas for person-centered care of residents with dementia

Several senior living companies were part of a roundtable that helped researchers identify five areas of change and developed person-centered practical solutions to address the unmet needs of people with dementia. The results of their work appear in the November issue of JAMDA, the journal of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.

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Senior living groups among 49 calling for ‘robust’ federal funding for COVID-19 testing

LeadingAge, AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and the American Health Care Association are among 49 organizations urging Congress to prioritize “robust” federal funding for COVID-19 testing in future pandemic relief legislation. “Swift action is needed to ensure that every American, especially essential workers, frontline healthcare physicians and other clinicians and those at…

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