Avila Institute Staff
May 6, 2024

Dementia is a condition that causes a progressive decline in cognitive function and memory, significantly impacting a person’s daily life. While it is commonly associated with aging, several diseases can cause dementia-like symptoms, and identifying the underlying cause is crucial for accurate diagnosis and management. Let’s explore some of the diseases that can lead to

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Alzheimer’s, Vascular, and More: The Diseases that Cause Dementia
Avila Institute Staff
April 25, 2024

Understanding stress and how to manage it healthily is important for us all to know, especially healthcare workers in long-term care. Earlier this month, we discussed the stressful challenges and triggers that long-term care professionals face on a daily basis. We learned that when left unchecked, stress can accumulate over time, becoming chronic which negatively

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Practical Strategies that Address Stress Immediately (and Coping Mechanisms to Avoid)
Avila Institute Staff
April 17, 2024

In long-term care, the focus is primarily on the well-being of others, it’s all too easy to overlook the toll that chronic stress can take on those who devote their lives to caring for others. The demands of the profession, coupled with the emotional weight of witnessing suffering and navigating high-pressure situations, can lead to

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Chronic Stress and its Impact on Healthcare Professionals
Avila Institute Staff
April 11, 2024

In the dynamic world of healthcare, professionals in long-term care facilities often find themselves facing unique challenges that can lead to stress and burnout. While providing care for residents is a noble and rewarding endeavor, it’s crucial to recognize the underlying factors contributing to stress among healthcare workers in these settings.By identifying and addressing these

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Unveiling the Root Causes of Stress for Healthcare Professionals in Long-Term Care
Avila Institute Staff
March 28, 2024

Long-term care, the cornerstone of support for many elderly and vulnerable individuals, is facing a myriad of challenges in today’s complex healthcare landscape. From quality of care to staffing shortages, regulatory compliance to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the sector is navigating a multitude of concerns that require urgent attention and collaborative efforts.Let’s

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Navigating Current Concerns in Long-Term Care