A CNO’s Four Considerations for Your Practice Based on New Stroke Guidelines

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Stroke is still the second-leading cause of death in the world. In America, stroke kills about 140,000 Americans each year—that’s 1 out of every 20 deaths and it also contributes heavily to adult disability.1  It has impacted my life and I am sure it has impacted yours. I’m a healthcare professional whose blood pressure changed silently, making a few changes … Read More

Not A Drill: 4 Emergency Preparedness Planning “Must Haves” Often Overlooked

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Patients evacuated. Backup generators turned on. Water was rushing in and all around them. This wasn’t a drill. This was real life for healthcare providers in Texas, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina over the last few weeks. Through my experience, it’s not just about writing a plan, to then be put into a binder and shelved. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma … Read More

How We Pay Tribute During Assisted Living Week

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In Assisted Living, We’re a Family As the executive director of the National Center for Assisted Living, I’m constantly visiting our state affiliates and member companies across the country. Touring assisted living communities is one of my favorite things while I’m out on the road. Seeing how providers are innovating senior care down to the finest details is truly inspiring. … Read More