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Activity Professionals enhance nursing home patients’ quality of life

By Brandon Totten “The quality of life is determined by its activities,” said the Greek philosopher Aristotle who lived from 384-322 B.C. This quote has never been truer than when it comes to our seniors living in skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers across the United States. […]

By |2019-01-28T14:34:07+00:00January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brushing away infections, improving quality of life for nursing home patients

By Jimmy Creed University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing Professor Rita Jablonski, PhD, CRNP, FGSA, FAAN, has been awarded a $1.7 million grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide oral hygiene training to caregivers in local nursing homes in an effort to improve the quality of care for residents with dementia. [...]

By |2018-11-19T14:10:15+00:00October 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

VIDEO: Alabama nursing home resident’s story told to a national audience

An Alabama nursing home resident’s story of healing and a renewed sense of purpose was the featured video at the American Health Care Association’s 69th Annual Convention in San Diego, California. […]

By |2018-10-29T14:35:44+00:00October 18th, 2018|Video|0 Comments