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10 Vital Pieces of the DHS & CMS Staffing Standard Final Rule

The road to a staffing standard final rule has been long. For decades this problem has permeated the industry, wreaking havoc on resident care standards. Not to mention employee happiness, burnout, and turnover, as well as nursing home accountability standards. Now, two years after the Biden Administration’s nursing home legislation proposals, we have a DHS […]

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Consumer Voice Research: Transparency & Accountability

For years, the nursing home industry has been bogged down and held back by a lack of transparency and accountability. Not only do the failings as a result of no transparency and accountability affect residents, but it affects staff and community as well. From staffing standards, to food standards, to ensuring quality care, Consumer Voice

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Battling Senior Loneliness & Dementia With Pets

Creating an aging-friendly world, addressing mental health, and advocating for better, safer living conditions for elderly Americans can be as simple as acknowledging the harm of loneliness. During COVID, we saw a dramatic and damaging uptick in isolation and loneliness among elders. Specifically, among nursing home residents who were barred from seeing loved ones. For

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3 Tips for Preventing Financial Abuse

Few things cause more anxiety than finances. Everyone, from all age groups and backgrounds, experiences anxiety and uncertainty when it comes to financial decisions and welfare. In fact, according to a Bankrate article, “52 percent of U.S. adults said money has a negative impact on their mental health, including causing stress.” And this doesn’t necessarily

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