On Oct. 20, Dr. Robyn Stone, senior vice president for research at LeadingAge and executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, was elected as a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) today released a new portfolio of free tools designed to help long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) organizations identify and select the appropriate medication management technology solutions that best fit their needs.
On Sept. 23, Nancy Hooks, vice president of member
relations at LeadingAge, attended a celebration of the 39th
Anniversary of the Canonization of St. Elizabeth Seton at the Elizabeth Seton Pediatrics
Center in Yonkers, NY.
LeadingAge supports President Obama’s signing of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014 and his new executive actions to improve the quality of care for nursing home residents.
In a state where nursing home development has long been at a
standstill due to moratoriums on the building of new care centers,
the Rhode Island State Department of Health has approved Saint
Elizabeth Home's plan to bring Green House model
homes to Rhode Island. Saint Elizabeth Home, a LeadingAge
member in East Greenwich, was one of 3 organizations to submit
proposals for the project.