Health & Wellness

posted Thu, 2020-06-11 19:07
The Spring 2020 issue of ASA’s Generations, “Taking Action Against Elder Mistreatment,” features “Reframing Elder Abuse,” by Laura Mosqueda, Alyssa Neumann and Eden Ruiz-Lopez.
posted Mon, 2020-05-11 16:28
The time has come for CMS to take the next step and approve malnutrition clinical quality measures in its hospital quality programs.
posted Fri, 2020-05-08 08:57
It is time to bring nursing home quality assurance in the United States into the 21st century.
posted Fri, 2020-05-01 14:59
A good old age—one lived in well-being and dignity—should be possible for everyone. Not just for some.
posted Fri, 2020-05-01 13:23
The majority of nursing homes still operate as medical institutions. Unsurprisingly, this model has proved problematic when it comes to resident satisfaction and quality of life.
posted Tue, 2020-04-28 10:32
The challenge of fully embracing person-centered care lies in the struggle to change how organizations get things done.
posted Fri, 2020-03-27 19:05
The Kiosk for Living Well program is a mobile health education and engagement program that uses fun activities and a “one stop shop” approach to attract and sustain consumer interest in taking better care of their health.
posted Tue, 2020-03-10 16:02
The increasing corporatization of skilled nursing facilities is a root cause of the hidden na­tional scandal of elder abuse.
posted Thu, 2020-01-30 08:50
At 72, the critical piece for my friends and myself is community, and the essence of community is hu­man connection. Everything else is secondary.
posted Mon, 2020-01-27 12:45
As older adults age into later life, they often face disruptive changes that make their dwell­ings, neighborhoods and communities seem less appealing.