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Argentum releases memory care programs research

February 27, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The white paper describes 39 innovative programs that are changing the way providers deliver quality care for those with dementia.

Makers of BCAT launch online brain health program

February 27, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Several tools used in the BCAT Approach for cognitive assessments are now available to the public in the online brain health program.

PharMerica targets assisted living

February 27, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The long-term care pharmacy services provider is positioning itself to capture the growing opportunities in the assisted living sector.

An enduring romance

February 27, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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It’s a simple story of love, but a love story for the ages.

Avamere, IBM to study gait, movements

February 24, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Sensor-based technology and sophisticated data analytics will help Avamere learn more about residents’ gait, sleeping patterns, activities and other movements.

Medicare, Medicaid to drive health spending in next 9 years

February 23, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Healthcare is expected to become nearly 20 percent of total U.S. spending by 2025, says an annual government report.

Activities to help seniors thrive

February 23, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A survey of Swedish nursing home staff found seniors who kept busy reported better well-being and were more engaged, highlighting the importance of staying active and retaining personhood.

Cannabis use highest among senior population

February 23, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A new report has found the use of cannabis has nearly tripled since 2000, but little research has been conducted to show reliable, representative information about usage and attitudes among older adults.

Falls-related ER visits rise in Calif.

February 22, 2017  |  Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
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Surging numbers of seniors—and their lengthening life spans—are keeping emergency rooms busy with visits attributed to falling.

Age-friendly dining

February 22, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Researchers have designed a new tool to assess how elder-friendly a dining space is. Turns out, healthy dining for older adults is about a lot more than food. How would your dining venues rate?

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