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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
Navigating hospital discharges and post-acute care in the tech-focused era is about more than Meaningful Use compliance.
Make the holidays the most wonderful time of the year by using time-honored traditions and faith-based celebrations to engage residents with dementia.
A recent vendor-funded study showed that passive monitoring technology could bring savings to skilled nursing operators — and at least one operator...
The mass pursuit of a conspicuous suspect in Alzheimer’s disease may have encumbered research success for decades. Now, a ...
Alcohol abuse is linked to an increased risk of dementia, with drinking disorders associated with a three-times greater risk of all types of the disease, a new study indicates.
The medical center issued a statement saying this is believed to be the first time in New York that a nursing home has paid bonuses after receiving a performance payment from the state.
Robotic, or animatronic pets, are being used to soothe the anxiety and loneliness that individuals with Alzheimer's or dementia often experience.
Cypress Basin Hospice in Mount Pleasant said it has joined a coalition aimed at preventing prescription drugs from falling into the hands of substance abusers.
Medicaid HMOs are promoting idea, but senior advocates and nursing homes are wary.
Wilsonville, Oregon-based Avamere Family of Companies recently announced it plans to open a “micro CCRC” in St. George, Utah.
The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that as many as 60 percent of people with dementia will wander.
Atrium Health, previously Carolinas HealthCare System, and Navicent Health signed a letter of intent to merge, the organizations announced Thursday.