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Attendees at the McKnight’s Online Forum will be able to earn up to two CE credits Thursday when the 19th edition of the popular education series takes place.

Despite the “harsh reality” of slower-than-expected census recovery, the nation’s most influential nursing home leader said Thursday that occupancy could match pre-pandemic levels within a year and blow past them in 2024.

Law enforcement and aging service agencies in both Michigan and Pennsylvania have launched aggressive new efforts to curb financial exploitation of seniors, including those living in nursing homes.

Two high-level state employees brought on to manage a pair of controversial state-run veterans’ homes in the early days of the pandemic filed a whistleblower lawsuit Wednesday in Massachusetts.

CMS rolls back durable medical equipment reporting rules … High rates of lasting dementia, psychosis found in large COVID study … Kentucky providers affected by severe storms, severe flooding get reporting exception …. Updated COVID boosters expected soon for anyone 12-plus

The risk of neurological symptoms related to COVID-19 remains high for at least two years after infection, while psychiatric symptoms fade within about two months, a large new study has found. 

Severe breathlessness may serve as a telltale sign that a referral is urgently needed, investigators say.

This lack of awareness about asymptomatic infections likely had a role in rapid transmission during the omicron wave, investigators say.

Senior living operator adds resident rehab options with recovery technology partnership … Diabetes drug metformin may greatly reduce severe COVID outcomes, clinical trial finds … Rosuvastatin linked to increased risk of kidney problems … U.S. FDA gets over 48,000 reports of faulty Philips respiratory devices, May-July … U.S. case of paralytic polio prompts CDC to urge vaccination review

Rising costs squeeze employees, put facilities ‘years behind’: 2022 McKnight’s Mood of the Market

Nursing home administrators say inflation has most affected costs for nurses and other labor over the last year, but higher charges are also forcing many to close wings, restrict admissions and put off needed construction and renovation projects.

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