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In this issue: The applications in wearables, virtual reality, wound care, resident transportation, infection control screening, robotic pet therapy and more.
Inspiring charitable giving is crucial for not-for-profit organizations. Harvard professor Jennifer McCrea explains how to engage potential contributors in a conversation about mission instead of money.
A Dallas startup has created a virtual reality system that can take residents to 1950s London for lunch, plus a library full of other destinations.
By Alex Gardner, CFO, SmartLinx
Human capital management is the key to better corporate performance and the financial bottom line.
A Virginia resale boutique pledged $125k toward a memory care retrofit at an area senior living facility.
A deer visited a Bronx nursing home, causing panic for residents, staff and the deer.
The long-term care nursing organization and the juice company are teaming up on educational efforts to combat antibiotic resistance.
The two companies will combine their talents in healthcare workforce management and senior care hiring solutions.
Kevin and Avonte’s Law would renew and expand resources for family members, first responders to find missing loved ones who wander, including those with dementia.
An assisted living facility is investigating after employees shared videos on social media that made fun of residents.
Bill McGinley has been tapped to lead the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA).
The tax deduction for medical expenses is on the chopping block in the Trump Administration’s new tax reform bill, an elimination that could seriously hurt all seniors, especially those with dementia.
The cohousing trend is gaining ground with seniors as a way to downsize and live with others but is an alternative to care facilities.
Advocacy groups say the government’s £132 million funding for Alzheimer’s research needs to be doubled for at least the next five years.