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Loneliness During the Holidays

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Loneliness During the Holidays

Even though we’re more connected than ever, many older adults report feeling loneliness during the pandemic, especially with the holidays looming. 

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AI Can Alleviate Staffing Issues During COVID-19 

As many hospitals are pushed to the brink with COVID-19 cases, they are experiencing record staffing shortages to care for them. According to a recent article in The New York..

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Designing Senior Living Communities Beyond COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued recommendations to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities where the population is more..

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Pandemic Playbook from LeadingAge

LeadingAge has released the Pandemic Playbook, which addresses the challenges and lessons learned this year as aging service providers grappled with COVID-19. “The overarching..

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The “Parallel Pandemic” Affecting Frontline Workers

As hospitals are pushed to the brink battling COVID-19, many frontline workers are dealing with a “parallel pandemic” of burnout and PTSD. A major contributing factor to this is..

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Quilting Through Covid

Individuals have adapted to a different way of living due to the health and safety precautions of Covid-19. At Watercrest Columbia Assisted Living and Memory Care, the leadership..

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Healthcare Execs are Accelerating Plans to Adopt AI 

According to two recent industry surveys, healthcare organizations are pushing to adopt AI (artificial intelligence) technology widely in 2021. Black Book Research surveyed 540..

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AI is Leading the Way in Fall Prevention in Acute Care 

If you’re reading this, you likely already know that artificial intelligence (AI) is leading the way in fall prevention in older adults. But do you know how and why it works so..

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The Real Cost of Bedside Falls

The reality of falls is a sobering concept for hospitals, senior living, and assisted living facilities everywhere. Residents that fall and injure themselves increase the odds of..

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5 Tips for Preventing Falls This Fall

The problem of falls never really goes away. Your residents’ health is constantly changing, and it’s your job as their caregiver to make sure they stay safe at every stage of..

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