The Value of Speech Language Pathologists in Caring for Older Adults Both Now and in the Future

A new dawn, a new era has emerged for patients who find themselves within a skilled nursing environment…and that’s a good thing! In the past, the

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What is Speech Therapy and How Can it Help Me?

While many people have a basic knowledge of speech therapy, many don’t really know or appreciate what speech therapy entails. Most of us have an

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Reflections from ASHA 2019: Imagine More

“There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.”  -Winston Churchill

Without a doubt, we are in a season of significant

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When can I return to a normal diet?

Many older adults that have problems chewing or use multiple swallows to swallow one bite, pocket food, or cough frequently during meals are

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ABCs of PDPM: New Case-Mix Components

As you know, the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is the most significant change in the skilled nursing profession since the arrival of PPS in

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Speech Therapy Solutions for Parkinson's Disease!

Declining vocal strength, muffled speech, and difficulty swallowing are common issues patients with PD will experience, affecting their

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Lessons I Have Learned as a Speech Therapist

I've been a speech-language pathologist for 18 years after making a career change from working in the corporate telecommunications field for 15

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What Role will Speech Therapy Play in RCS-1?

As you may know, CMS announced that although the comment period for May's advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) officially closed this

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3 Things Your Rehab Provider Should be Doing Now to Prepare for a World Where Therapy Minutes No Longer Drive Your Reimbursement

As you probably already know, CMS has recently extended the comment period for RCS-1 which is their proposal to dramatically shake up the

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