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Technology, senior living provider partner to power a breakthrough

September 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Spectrum Retirement Communities has partnered to offer HeartLegacy’s video technology in its facilities to bolster engagement.

Disaster plans: perfect on paper

September 19, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News
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The criminal investigation into the eight South Florida nursing home deaths following Hurricane Irma is prompting a larger look at how long-term care facilities prepare—and practice—for natural disasters.

A depression treatment that doesn’t require meds

September 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Researchers have found not allowing people to get a good night’s rest can actually improve signs of depression. 

Dementia medication interactions

September 19, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Medications designed to combat dementia symptoms often interact with other medications, creating a swirl of adverse drug events, says ASCP president Joseph Marek, RPh, CPG.

CareCentrix partners for home care patient portal

September 18, 2017  |  newswire
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The combined mobile platform technology will help post-acute providers stay connected to patients recovering at home.

The 2017 OPTIMA Award in Memory Care

September 18, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors
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Congrats to Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Issaquah, Washington, winner of the inaugural OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care!

Fostering a sense of self in dementia care

September 17, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Dementia expert and author John Zeisel, PhD, discusses the “I’m Still Here” care model at the Memory Care Forum in San Diego.

Senate committee examines disaster planning for seniors

September 17, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The Senate Aging Committee will review disaster planning following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Wherefore, wearables?

September 17, 2017  |  David Raths
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Wearable technology developers have been trying to figure out the senior market for years. Are they finally beginning to crack the clinical potential? 

Briggs, PointClickCare partner for AL documentation

September 13, 2017  |  newswire
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Together, the companies will help assisted living providers with state-required documentation compliance.