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The Effects of Pseudopositive Attitudes
June 2, 2009 12:52 PM by Brian Garavaglia
Click here to read Brian's column " Gerotalk " on the ADVANCE for Long-Term Care Management Web site. All too often care provided to many older adults is offered in a manner that may be viewed as positive. In many long-term care facilities those that Read More...
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Blood Sugar Levels May Be Critical to Preventing Memory Loss
May 12, 2009 3:14 PM by Brian Garavaglia
Click here to read Brian's column " Gerotalk " on the ADVANCE for Long-Term Care Management Web site. In the May 2009 edition of Scientific American Mind , a short article is provided on the research conducted by Scott Small at Columbia University. The Read More...
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Changing Brains
December 31, 2008 10:46 AM by Brian Garavaglia
Are you paying enough attention to your residents' cognitive wellness? Read my latest column on the ADVANCE Web site . 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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The Importance of Creating Workplace Spirituality in Long-Term Care Environments
July 28, 2008 12:16 PM by Brian Garavaglia
When someone hears the word spirituality, along with a statement of attempting to introduce it into the workplace, what immediately comes to mind is someone attempting to interject their religious beliefs into the workplace environment. Although this Read More...
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    Brian Garavaglia, PhD
    Occupation: Long-term care administrator
    Setting: Sterling Heights, Mich.
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