HPP Celebrates 2018 National Skilled Nursing Care Week®: Celebrating Life’s Stories

National Skilled Nursing Care Week 2018: Celebrating Life's Stories

For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Manager Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com HPP Celebrates 2018 National Skilled Nursing Care Week®: Celebrating Life’s Stories Baltimore, MD (May 14, 2018) — In skilled nursing care centers across the country, each person has a unique story to tell. That’s why Health Professions Press is excited that the theme of this year’s National Skilled Nursing Care Week® (NSNCW), formerly known as National Nursing Home Week, taking place from May 13 to 19, is “Celebrating Life’s Stories.” Taking time to listen … [Read more...]

HPP Celebrates Older Americans Month 2018: Engage at Every Age

Engage at Any Age Older Americans Month 2018

For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Manager Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com Baltimore, MD (May 7, 2018) — Across the country, older Americans—a rapidly growing population—are taking part in activities that promote wellness and social connection. They are sharing their wisdom and experience with future generations, and they are giving back to enrich their communities. They’re working and volunteering, mentoring and learning, leading and engaging. For 55 years, Older Americans Month (OAM) has been observed to recognize older Americans … [Read more...]

A guide for long-term care leaders has the potential to transform your organization

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For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Manager Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com A guide for long-term care leaders has the potential to transform your organization Baltimore, MD (February 15, 2018) — Health Professions Press has just released A Long-Term Care Leader’s Guide to High Performance: Doing Better Together by Cathie Brady, David Farrell, and Barbara Frank, authors with a proven track record of success working with nursing homes to develop the systems, staff, and processes to maintain the highest practicable well-being for every … [Read more...]

Invaluable end-of-life resource from a team of expert counselors wins American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award

Transitions in Dying and Bereavement wins AJN Award

For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Manager Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com Invaluable end-of-life resource from a team of expert counselors wins American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award Baltimore, MD (January 19, 2018) — Health Professions Press’ professional resource for hospice and palliative care members, Transitions in Dying and Bereavement: A Psychosocial Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care, Second Edition, by Victoria Hospice Society, Marnie Thompson, and Wendy Wainwright, has been awarded third place in the 2017 … [Read more...]

A unique empathy program that puts long-term care staff directly in the shoes of the residents

What Living as a Resident Can Teach Long-Term Care Staff

For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Manager Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com  Baltimore, MD (October 2017) — Health Professions Press has just published What Living as a Resident Can Teach Long-Term Care Staff: The Power of Empathy to Transform Care. Available in print and e-book format, this book teaches the innovative Through the Looking Glass program, where long-term care staff simulate a diagnosis (such as congestive heart failure or a recent stroke) and live alongside residents in order to build empathy for residents’ … [Read more...]

Health Professions Press Wins Award in 2017 National Mature Media Awards Program

Bullying Among Older Adults

For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Manager Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com Health Professions Press Wins Award in 2017 National Mature Media Awards Program Baltimore, MD (August, 2017) — Health Professions Press was a winner in the 26th annual National Mature Media Awards Program. The program, presented by the Mature Market Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for the senior market, recognizes the nation’s finest marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs designed and produced for older adults. Bullying Among … [Read more...]

Resource on Staff Retention in Long-Term Care Environments, from Health Professions Press, Wins American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award

AJN 2nd Place Book of the Year Award 2016

For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Manager Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com Baltimore, MD (February, 2017) — Health Professions Press’s new resource, Enhancing Staff Retention in Person-Centered Care Environments for Older Adults: How to Create and Implement a Comprehensive Orientation Program, by Janine M. Lange, has been named a winner of the 2016 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards. The AJN Book of the Year program, presented by Wolters Kluwer, recognizes the very best in nursing publications. This exceptional … [Read more...]

Successful approach to dementia care presents a new guide to putting the person first

David Troxel and Virginia Bell

For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Manager Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Baltimore, MD (September, 2016) — Health Professions Press has published their latest book, The Best Friends™ Approach to Dementia Care, Second Edition. Now available in print and e-book format, this completely revised and expanded follow-up to the best-selling book teaches an approach to dementia care that has been adopted world-wide, and is built on the essential elements of friendship. Developed by dementia experts Virginia Bell and David Troxel two decades … [Read more...]

New book provides resources to understand and combat the shocking phenomenon of senior bullying

Bullying Among Older Adults

For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Manager Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com Baltimore, MD (August, 2016) — Health Professions Press has published their latest book, Bullying Among Older Adults: How to Recognize and Address an Unseen Epidemic. Now available in print and e-book format, this book is the first resource to address the critical issue of bullying among older adults in senior programs and care settings, and provides the knowledge and tools to recognize bullying and develop constructive ways to intervene and prevent … [Read more...]

Healthcare Administrators need this book in their hands and on their shelves!

For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Coordinator Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com Baltimore, MD (July, 2016) — Health Professions Press has published their latest book, Superior Productivity in Healthcare Organizations, Second Edition. Now available in print and e-book format, this revised second edition of the popular guide for healthcare administrators offers more tools to invigorate the productivity of their organizations with long-lasting success. Written in a supportive, conversational style, author Paul Fogel draws upon his … [Read more...]