COMMUNITY. From our friends on Facebook

September 2015
Long-Term Living: For the Continuing Care Professional;Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p4
Posts from the social networking site Facebook.com are presented on topics related to the long term care (LTC) industry including the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rules, efforts to lessen the use of drugs for behavior therapy and mental health services for nursing homes.


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