Tag Archives: Nursing Homes

How Can a Care Manager Help You?

Interview with Amanda Lambert, Part Two

For this piece, I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing Amanda Lambert. Amanda lives in Utah where she is a care manager and co-author of the book “Aging with Care: Your Guide to Hiring and Managing Caregivers at Home.” Over the … Continue reading

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AARP Foundation Fights Against Illegal Nursing Home Evictions

For the first time, the Foundation has taken legal action against a nursing home

For the first time since its founding, the legal branch of AARP Foundation is suing a California nursing home for allegedly evicting an 83-year-old woman without due cause or notice. This is one of the first official responses to a growing trend … Continue reading

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New Quality Measures for Nursing Homes Give Patients Better Information

The five new qualities will change overall nursing home ratings

For years now, the Five Star Quality Ratings system has helped patients and their families compare nursing homes to find the best fit. This year, that rating system has expanded to include five more quality measures, giving patients an even … Continue reading

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Outcomes Are Poor for Hospitalized Elderly Patients

Hospitalization makes many seniors more ill

In general, we think of hospitals as places that provide good outcomes. We arrive sick and in need of care, and we leave with improved health or quality of life. But when older adults enter the hospital, these good outcomes are … Continue reading

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What Is Senior-friendly Technology And How Is It Beneficial For Older Adults? An Interview With Juliet Kerlin, Part Two

The research director at a company that builds computers for seniors explains the technology

Today SevenPonds shares part two of a two-part interview with Juliet Kerlin, research director at It’s Never 2 Late (IN2L), a Colorado-based company that builds senior-friendly computers for use in assisted living facilities and skilled nursing homes. (Read part one … Continue reading

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What Is Senior-friendly Technology And How Is It Beneficial For Older Adults? An Interview With Juliet Kerlin, Part One

The research director at a company that builds computers for seniors explains the technology

Today SevenPonds speaks with Juliet Kerlin, research director at It’s Never 2 Late (IN2L), a Colorado-based company that builds senior-friendly computers for use in assisted living facilities and skilled nursing homes.  In2L is dedicated to making computers and adaptive technology … Continue reading

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