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December Newsletter

Training Nursing Homes to Adapt to Having a Doctor on StaffWhen I speak to nursing home teams about having their own full-time physician on staff, visions of Dr. McDreamy inevitably dance in their heads. Indeed, when I mention the fictional TV character played by...

SilverSage, what’s in a name?

A Sage is a wise leader, experienced, insightful, intelligent, thoughtful, with understanding. Sage is also an herb, known over the centuries for its medicinal and healing properties.

Nursing Homes of the Past

In the past, nursing homes took care of patients in a custodial way, and they really didn’t need a doctor to accomplish this level of care. In those earlier years, the type of patient that went to live in a nursing home was similar to the patient that today goes to an independent or assisted living facility. These were people that needed a certain level of help to handle their day-to-day lives, but not necessarily very much.