Category: Aging

Home, small home

Posted by Dr. El - November 22, 2017 - Aging, Inspiration, McKnight's LTC News, Quality of Care, Something Good About Nursing Homes

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: Home, small home In 2014, I wrote, “I finally visit a Green House (and it blows my mind).” The Green House is designed with a spacious common area, private bedrooms and showers, unobtrusive medical items and universal workers practicing person-centered care. The model shows that it’s […]

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Interview with the Commissioner of the NYC Dept of Aging (Silo-Busting)

Posted by Dr. El - November 9, 2017 - Aging, Aging in Place, Communication, McKnight's LTC News, Resident education/Support groups, Transitions in care

There are Area Agencies on Aging throughout the US providing valuable services for elders and caregivers. The article below discusses some of the programs available and I encourage you to contact your local office to see what assistance is offered in your area. Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: Silo-busting Ideas from […]

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How do they sleep at night?

Posted by Dr. El - October 12, 2017 - Aging, Aging in Place, McKnight's LTC News, Quality of Care

Sleep issues are very common for elders and their caregivers. While this article focuses on good sleep hygiene within the long-term care setting, many of the ideas can be adapted for those living at home. Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: How do they sleep at night? Perhaps you’ve heard about the […]

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Ashton Applewhite: Let’s end ageism

Posted by Dr. El - September 25, 2017 - Aging, Inspiration, Videos

This is a thought-provoking and inspiring 11-minute TED talk by Ashton Applewhite about the views of aging in society.      

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