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Genetic risk and poor diet could lead to memory loss

June 26, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

New research suggests a relationship with diet and plaque for those with the ApoE4 gene mutation.

Minorities hardest hit by Alzheimer’s disease

June 26, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

While U.S. Alzheimer’s rates are increasing for all races, the rates of the disease are skyrocketing for Latinos and African-Americans.

A beary good cause

June 22, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

An Oregon retirement community has made more than 10,000 teddy bears for children in crisis over the last decade.

Senate GOP bill calls for deep Medicaid cuts

June 22, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Senate Republicans have finally revealed their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. It is similar to the House version but key differences could make it a tough sell among Republicans with a razor-thin margin for passage. 

MatrixCare buys SigmaCare

June 21, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The two companies will combine efforts under MatrixCare’s platform.

PHI: Immigration policy changes could impact 1 million direct care workers

June 21, 2017  |  PHI

Government policies that impact immigrant workers could have devastating effects on senior care warns PHI, a national organization for the direct care workforce.

Masonic Villages, K4Connect form tech partnership

June 20, 2017  |  newswire

A not-for-profit provider will adopt K4Connect’s platform in its facilities following a successful pilot.

LTC celebrates 40th National Nursing Assistants Week

June 19, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

This week we salute the hard work and dedication of nursing assistants, the front-line eyes, ears and hearts of senior care.

LTC mergers and acquisitions: A CIO’s perspective

June 17, 2017  |  Greg Nicholas

When two LTC providers merge, they also combine all their IT strengths and weaknesses. Tackling integration and IT quality head-on can avoid service issues down the road.

Coloring for a connection

June 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A new coloring book from Maria Shriver is designed to help people with dementia bond with loved ones.