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Matching Residents to Facility Resources
August 29, 2008 10:41 AM by Brian Garavaglia
It is no surprise to anyone who works in health care that census is always a critical issue for long-term care facilities. This especially is an important focus for many skilled nursing care facilities. As more assisted living facilities are now taking Read More...
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Pharmacologically-Induced Depression in Long-Term Care
August 20, 2008 12:37 PM by Brian Garavaglia
It is no surprise the older adults take more medication that other age groups. Furthermore, it is probably no surprise that older adults in long-term care take on average double the amount of medication of the average older adult who lives outside a nursing Read More...
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Depression and Pseudo-Dementia in the Long-Term Care Population
August 12, 2008 1:30 PM by Brian Garavaglia
What interests me is how often stereotypes dedicate care. In society, individuals still assume older adults should be depressed and that it is part of normal aging. Furthermore, in long-term care this stereotype is even further consolidated. It is often Read More...
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    Brian Garavaglia, PhD
    Occupation: Long-term care administrator
    Setting: Sterling Heights, Mich.
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