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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
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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
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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
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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. 

Training to spot frailty risk

January 10, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Researchers trained and observed the ability of a nurse to identify and assess frailty in seniors at geriatric day hospitals. 

The challenge of getting around

January 9, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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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.

The 2017 Leaders of Tomorrow nominations are open!

January 6, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors
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Do you know a caregiver, administrator, trainer or other leader who is super-passionate about improving quality...