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Medicaid funding for providers in states that have expanded their program could be in jeopardy under the Trump administration’s proposed budget, an official revealed earlier this week. The post Official confirms Trump budget proposes to eliminate enh

Long-term care and other providers are being prodded into action for a potential coronavirus outbreak in the United States following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials’ warning that they expect it to spread at a community level. The

A federal rule that allows the federal government to base green card decisions on whether an immigrant would use government benefit programs, such as Medicaid and food stamps, is now in effect. The post ‘Public Charge’ rule goes into effect despite w

Valentine’s Day may be over but social media users are still taking relationship advice offered by residents at a Wisconsin facility in a now viral social media post. The post Residents at Wisconsin facility offer relationship advice in viral Faceboo

California, Florida among top states in staffing for nursing homes, data shows … Washington state SNFs could be underfunded by $95 million annually if budget proposal moves forward … Arizona board that oversees nursing home and assisted living direct

The first of its kind, Fluad Quadrivalent for adults aged 65+ uses the same immune-boosting substance found in the drugmaker's Fluad trivalent. The post FDA approves quadrivalent flu vaccine for older adults appeared first on McKnight's Lon

LeadingAge has released new recommendations and resources to help eldercare communities prepare for a possible outbreak. The post Prepare now for coronavirus, association warns appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Care News.

Outcomes are no better for older patients treated with anti-MRSA drugs in the first days of hospitalization than for those who receive standard care. The post Broad-spectrum antibiotics overused in pneumonia care, say researchers appeared first on Mc

Folate levels linked to lower cardiovascular mortality risk in arthritis … Trial drug eases chronic cough symptoms… Lack of evidence stymies guidance for dementia screening in asymptomatic adults The post Clinical Briefs for Thursday, February 27 app

Private equity investment firm Tryko Partners has acquired Glendale Uptown Home and Lutheran Crossings, two nursing homes about 30 minutes from each other in the Philadelphia area.  The 240-bed Glendale in Philadelphia has been renamed Roosevelt Reha

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