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Tech industry creates a new healthcare reality

January 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A new startup is trying to move the healthcare experience forward beginning by re-examining primary care. 

Top 10 dementia care rules for nursing homes

January 18, 2017  |  Judi Kulus, MSN, MAT, RN, NHA, DNS-CT, RAC-MT
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How well does your facility comply with the State Operations Manual's new rules concerning dementia care?

CarePatrol top senior placement franchise in nation

January 18, 2017  |  newswire
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CarePatrol Franchise System has been natmed the No. 1 senior placement franchise in the nation for the seventh consecutive year. CarePatrol helps families find assisted living, independent living, memory care and nursing homes. 

Statins may lower dementia risk

January 18, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A new study has found commonly-prescribed statins may lower cholesterol and lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dental company helps residents smile

January 18, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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HyLife LLC has started an oral health program to help maintain dependent adults’ oral health in long-term care facilities.

The new look of senior living

January 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A forecast the 2017 senior living design trends, as determined by experts at the third annual Senior Living Design Symposium.

Is Brookdale for sale?

January 13, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Market rustlings continue that the senior living giant is in talks with at least one prospective buyer.

Story of my life

January 13, 2017  |  Beth Thomas Hertz
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Taking a deeper, much more extensive look at a resident's life history is becoming a key part of progressive care plans, especially for those with dementia.

Delirium causes confusion for patients, caregivers

January 12, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Delirium in long-term care settings is subtle, deadly and more prevalent than caregivers think, according to new findings. 

EarlySense, AmericanWell partner for sensor-based telehealth

January 12, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The two companies are joining forces to provide better data for clinicians performing remote consults.

Blogs

The difficulty of going to the doctor

January 19, 2017     Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
Senior Editor Nicole Stempak explores the problem of care coordination and how to help seniors access needed medical treatment. 

A resolve to change

January 17, 2017     Kathleen Mears

Blogger Kathleen Mears wants you to leap into the new year and suggests ways to set yourself up for success in 2017. 

Administrators: How well do you engage with Admissions, Sales and Marketing?

January 13, 2017     Luke Fannon

Marketing consultant Luke Fannon explains why administrator engagement can make all the difference in increasing census and fostering a more productive sales and marketing team.

The challenge of getting around

January 9, 2017     Kathleen Mears

Navigating nursing homes and Medicaid is never easy, but resident blogger Kathy Mears has had trouble getting around, literally. It took several visits and months to get her joystick adjusted and working properly—and caused an injury in the process.