Ageism is everywhere, but it is especially pervasive in nursing homes. As family members, ageism – prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person’s age – can be a barrier for advocating for your loved ones. On the next LTCCC NY Family Empower Half Hour (Thursday, April 27 at 12pm ET), we’ll talk about […]
December 15, 2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic has been a devastating time for nursing home residents and their loved ones. To better understand their experiences, the Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) produced an oral history of COVID-19 in long-term care settings.
The Summer LTC Journal is here! The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:
- LTCCC’s recommendations for addressing longstanding gaps in nursing home accountability.
- How CMS can improve staffing data accuracy.
Cathy Unsino, LCSW, talks about how to transform nursing homes into warm, vibrant communities. For video and other materials from this webinar, visit https://nursinghome411.org/webinar-antidote-ageism/.
Register for a free webinar, “An Antidote to Ageism in Nursing Homes,” on Tuesday, April 20 at 1pm EST.
Speaker: Cathy Unsino, LCSW
Description: Residents thrive when helped to achieve their highest practicable level of physical, mental, and psychosocial wellbeing. When the requirements of the Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987 are realized, the colonial, custodial […]