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

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

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...]

Best of 2016 Awards: Senior care just doesn’t get much better than Americare!

Congratulations to Americare for winning SEVEN Best of 2016 Awards from SeniorAdvisor.com! Americare partners with HPP to adopt the Best Friends™ Approach in their memory care communities. Americare trains every employee in the Best Friends approach, and uses the Life Story as the foundation for a personalized care plan that's built on the foundations of friendship—respect, empathy, support, trust, and humor. HPP is happy to call Americare our Best Friends, and we congratulate them for their hard work in improving the lives of elders. Full press release below. (PRWEB) APRIL 05, 2016 The … [Read more...]

Unique Alzheimer’s resource revives hidden abilities

  For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Coordinator Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com Unique Alzheimer's resource revives hidden abilities Baltimore, MD (March, 2016) — Health Professions Press has released the 10th Anniversary Edition of The Sunshine on My Face by Lydia Burdick, author of the acclaimed Two-Lap Book® series. Now available in print format and as an e-book, this beautiful anniversary edition honors a decade of connecting caregivers with their loved ones with Alzheimer's disease through a shared reading … [Read more...]

New book from HPP provides the tools to create a successful orientation program in long-term care

For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Coordinator Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com New book from HPP provides the tools to create a person-centered orientation program in long-term care Baltimore, MD (October, 2015) — Health Professions Press has just published Enhancing Staff Retention in Person-Centered Care Environments for Older Adults: How to Create and Implement a Comprehensive Orientation Program, by Janine M. Lange, M.S.N., R.N.-B.C., a clinical nurse educator in long-term care. Now available in print format and e-book format, this … [Read more...]

Health Professions Press Wins Award in 2015 National Mature Media Awards Program

  For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Konecke, Marketing Coordinator Phone: 410-337-9585 x181 Email: kkonecke@healthpropress.com Health Professions Press Wins Award in 2015 National Mature Media Awards Program Health Professions Press was a winner in the 24th annual National Mature Media Awards Program. The program, presented by the Mature Media 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. Caring for People with … [Read more...]