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In this issue: The new CMS Mega Rule, musical memory therapy, infection preventionists, wander management and more.
A new study has found commonly-prescribed statins may lower cholesterol and lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
HyLife LLC has started an oral health program to help maintain dependent adults’ oral health in long-term care facilities.
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.
A recent article in the AMA Journal of Ethics emphasizes the ethical obligation of clinicians to reach out to loved ones of residents with dementia.
Researchers found another reason for trying nonpharmacological interventions to calm agitated people with dementia.
Big pharma teams up to test a new drug that could slow progress of Alzheimer’s disease.
A New York woman has started a collection to help area residents get new or gently used clothes, a simple gesture that reminds us dressing is more than a matter of appearances.
Can your diet delay the onset of dementia? Researchers are finding that what you eat can be a key part of a brain-healthy lifestyle.
Long-Term Living editors take stock of a year filled with advancements, setbacks and kittens in memory care news.
The holiday season is filled with memories, which can be an entryway to connect with people with dementia.
Why is dementia research so challenging? Editors from the journal of the Alzheimer’s Association explain how far the research community has come—and how far it still has to go.
The make believe story of how Santa forgets Christmas is part of a new ad campaign to highlight the magic--and importance--of dementia research this holiday season.