Male Doctor Talking With Senior Female Patient In Bed At Home.

NQP issues brief assists with end-of-life conversations

A new issues brief from National Quality Partners (NQP) aims to empower individuals with advanced illness, family members and caregivers to lead decisions about...

SDAHO’s Porter named co-chair of national workforce initiatives advisory group

LeadingAge has appointed Jen Porter, vice president of post-acute care for SDAHO, as co-chair for a national LeadingAge workforce initiatives advisory group. Porter will share...
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Survey: Dining a significant factor in choosing senior living facilities

LeadingAge says a recent survey of senior living executives found that dining plays a significant role in consumers’ selection of and satisfaction with senior...
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House committee advances nursing bed sale/transfer bill

A bill that would allow nursing facilities to transfer or sell nursing bed capacity was advanced by the House Health and Human Services Committee...
Male Doctor Talking With Senior Female Patient In Bed At Home.

Palliative medicine symposium aimed at awareness and education

Avera will be holding a Palliative Medicine Symposium on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. This palliative care learning event is designed to emphasize awareness of...

Webinar series to focus on financial wellness planning for aging services workforce

LeadingAge Gold Partner Combined Worksite Solutions (CWS) is offering a new webinar series for LeadingAge members to help organizations recruit and retain a quality...
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State transitioning Division of Adult Services and Aging (ASA) to DHS

The state Division of Adult Services and Aging (ASA) will be transitioning to the Department of Human Services (DHS), effective in April. Lynne Valenti, secretary...
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Bill authorizing 50-bed nursing home in Eagle Butte advances

The House Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday advanced a bill authorizing the operation of a nursing home facility in Eagle Butte. The...

LeadingAge Center for Applied Research: 2016 Annual Report

Note: This is a reprint of a story published by LeadingAge on Dec. 13, 2016. The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research (CFAR) conducted groundbreaking research...
Engaging Staff in Individualizing Care: An Implementation Handbook

Engaging Staff in Individualizing Care toolkit available

The Engaging Staff in Individualizing Care: An Implementation Handbook toolkit is available for loan to SDAHO members.