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Three tips to reduce antipsychotics use by promoting patient centered care

Government audits on the usage of antipsychotics were conducted throughout nursing homes nationwide in 2011. Their findings show that nearly one in seven residents who showed some form of dementia were given antipsychotic drugs, although they were never actually diagnosed with psychosis. Daniel R. Levinson, inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services said that the […]

5 Important Notes on Intergenerational Programs

In society a natural gap in understanding can be seen between generations. This gap can be seen among parents and children, children and adults, and even grandparents and children. Finding connections between these generations is something that will reap benefits in all generations. Accomplishing the breakdown of barriers that naturally cause age segregation can be […]

5 Benefits of Laughter

Throughout time we have heard the statement “Laughter is the best medicine”. Research today has shown that there are numerous health benefits to laughter! Take a look at some of the benefits of laughter and see how beneficial it would be to incorporate humor into daily activity programs in your senior community. Helps Manage Hormones: […]