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Fighting superbugs with genetic warfare

January 24, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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As antibiotic resistance grows, scientists are learning how to attack killer bacteria at the genetic level.

Sedentary lifestyle has measurable effect on cellular age: UCal study

January 23, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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New research is another warning to older couch potatoes: A person’s biological clock is affected by a lot more than time.

Seniors rally for Women’s March

January 23, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A group of retirement community residents showed their solidarity by marching around the campus Saturday. 

The difficulty of going to the doctor

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

Brookdale community writes happy tale

January 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

One senior living community is now the forever home for a former resident’s dog.

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?

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
news

HyLife LLC has started an oral health program to help maintain dependent adults’ oral health in long-term care facilities.

A resolve to change

January 17, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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Blogger Kathleen Mears wants you to leap into the new year and suggests ways to set yourself up for success in 2017. 

Delirium causes confusion for patients, caregivers

January 12, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

Delirium in long-term care settings is subtle, deadly and more prevalent than caregivers think, according to new findings. 

Playing piano with Parkinson’s

January 12, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A man with Parkinson’s disease has started playing piano at the hospital to the delight of patients and surprise of doctors.