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Mary Ousley Lifetime Achievement Award winner Mary Ousley and a host of other top executives will fill the speakers roster at the first McKnight’s Women of Distinction Forum on Wednesday. The Forum follows the grand Women of Distinction online awards ceremony the night before. It starts at 6:45 ET Tuesday and features [...]
Fri, May 14, 2021
Source: McKnights
Quarantine measures associated with COVID-19 appear to affect cognitive performance in nursing home residents and older adults regardless of whether an actual SARS-CoV-2 diagnosis exists. The likely causes for this common decline include the burdens of social isolation and containment initiated to control COVID-19. That’s according to a new study [...]
Fri, May 14, 2021
Source: McKnights
The Long-Term Care Pharmacy Definition Act of 2021, introduced Wednesday by six senators, aims to provide a solution to what some see as a “convoluted, patchwork system governing long-term care pharmacies.” The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition said it supports the act because it allows LTC pharmacies to do what they do [...]
Fri, May 14, 2021
Source: McKnights
New research finds that older adults — and, for the record, adolescents, too — pay less attention to social cues in real-world interactions than their young adult counterparts. The news is important, researchers say, because interpreting facial expressions, voice tone and gestures are key elements of social interaction, and successful social [...]
Fri, May 14, 2021
Source: McKnights