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Long-term care organizations combat perception problem

November 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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88% of people who have actually been residents would recommend the experience compared with the people outside the walls of a nursing home.

Arizona sheriff's office plans dementia-related registry

November 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Sheriff Doug Schuster said he’d like to have such a registry started next spring. 

Baylor presents latest report on Alzheimer's

November 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Update to patients and caregivers featured two papers linking Alzheimer's and herpes viruses.

 

Weighing the cost: treating or ignoring hearing loss in seniors

November 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Having hearing loss and not knowing it might translate into higher medical bills and other health problems for many seniors, two new studies suggest.

 
 

The battle between ratings, reviews, and real people in nursing homes

November 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In a world where ratings and reviews help shape consumer choice, long-term care has a major perception problem.

Five-minute neck scan seems to detect dementia much earlier, research shows

November 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Researchers have shown that early dementia signs could be detected by a simple short scan of the individual’s neck. 

Non-profit nursing homes sales draw focus from NY Charities Bureau

November 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The state’s Charities Bureau this month released new guidance governing the sale of non-profit nursing homes to for-profit entities, citing concerns that the deals often fail to benefit vulnerable nursing home residents.

NYC approves its first CCRC

November 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In 2016, however, Mayor de Blasio’s administration approved some technical changes to the zoning law which would facilitate the creation of a diverse needs community in residential neighborhoods.

THC reduces Alzheimer's-like brain changes in mice

November 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A substance that gives pot its kick appears to reduce the brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease – at least in mice.

Northern Light Beacon Health ACO and tech firm team up

November 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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It's the first health care organization in Maine to implement the PatientPing technology that will link it to a growing network of New England providers.