Risk Management

Many older patients are in and out of the hospital and reside in long-term care facilities because they can no longer take care of themselves. While a specialized facility can be a great place for someone who needs help with day to day functions, more often than not, a patient is not under complete surveillance […]

Polypharmacy in the Elderly

Polypharmacy is a common problem encountered by clinicians caring for elderly in many care settings, but especially in long-term care, where patients tend to have comorbidites and require multiple medications. Polypharmacy refers to the use of multiple medications by a patient, specifically when many forms of medication are used by a patient, more drugs are […]

Hello world!

Annals of Long-Term Care (ALTC) is a print and online journal that focuses on clinical care and aging in older patients residing in long-term care facilities, a frail population with unique health concerns. This mission is crucial as there is still a paucity of clinical data for elderly individuals, especially those residing in long-term care […]