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Dismantling Structural Inequities Behind COVID-19 Aging-Related Disparities

November 9, 2021 | Jasmine Travers, PhD, MHS, RN, AGPCNP-BC

Prior to the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines, adults 65+ accounted for 14% of the COVID-19 infections in the U.S...

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Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes

October 12, 2021 | Donna McCabe, DNP, GNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

The quality of care provided in nursing facilities in the United States has come under scrutiny once again.

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Long-Term Care Reform

September 14, 2021 | Tara A. Cortes, PhD, RN, FAAN

The pandemic put a spotlight on the historical neglect of long-term care. Nursing homes have been marginalized...

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Incorporating Palliative and Dementia Care

August 10, 2021 | Dorothy Wholihan, ACHPN, AGACNP-BC, DNP, GNP-BC

Palliative care is often unappreciated and underutilized in the care of persons with dementia.

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