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Civil money penalties expected to double for Va. assisted living

February 16, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Virginia lawmakers have passed a bill that would raise the maximum penalty per year for violations at assisted living facilities in the state.

New federal rules for home health agencies

February 15, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News
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Federal regulations, set to go into effect in July, would require the more than 12,000 home health agencies participating in Medicare and Medicaid be more responsive--and responsible--for patients and caregivers. 

Healthcare CRM software company expands into LTC

February 15, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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hc1 is bringing its experience in hospital and laboratory customer relationship management to the long-term care space.

Avoiding legal claims in assisted living

February 15, 2017  |  Nancy Reynolds, Esq.
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Assisted living facilities can get in hot water legally if they provide care that exceeds the assisted living level.

Health risks and the aging LGBT community

February 14, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Researchers at the University of Washington conducted the first-of-its-kind study of the unique health challenges LGBT adults face as they age.

Couple celebrates 65th wedding anniversary

February 14, 2017  |  newswire
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A continuing care retirement community helped plan a memorable evening in for a Pennsylvania couple still in love all these decades later. 

Study: Bilingual skills may combat Alzheimer’s disease

February 14, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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A language a day keeps the Alzheimer’s at bay, notes a new study of the effects of language on memory.

PharmScript expands leadership team to prepare for growth

February 14, 2017  |  newswire
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PharmScript, pharmacy provider for long-term and post-acute care facilities, is positioning itself for growth by adding to leadership team with healthcare industry veterans. 

Neurologist opera singer, veterans’ care experts to headline spring Memory Care Forum

February 13, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors
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Ready to learn about the latest and best practices in memory care? All-new programming for the 2017 Spring Memory Care Forum includes OPTIMA Award-winning innovators in veteran dementia care and a neuroscientist working to validate MP3 player music therapy...

The pony express: Valentine’s Day edition

February 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A Texas nursing home received a special delivery of some handmade Valentine’s Day cards.