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NYC focused on senior living with $500 million plan

June 14, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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New York City has plans to build thousands of senior housing units on public land in an effort aimed at aiding the city’s low-income older adults.

Top-paid skilled nursing CEO list shifts in 2018

June 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In 2017, Skilled Nursing News profiled the salaries of the seven highest-paid CEOs at the biggest skilled nursing companies for the previous year.

Study shows Visual Association Test valuable in the identification of raised dementia risk

June 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Researchers concluded that the VAT “can help to distinguish those at increased risk of developing dementia (requiring counseling, additional examination, or both) from those in whom watchful waiting is justified.”

Assisted living resident sues facility over bedbug complaint

June 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A 70-year-old woman has sued her assisted living facility, alleging its operators ignored her complaints of bedbugs and told others she was hallucinating or imagining the critters.

Artis to branch out with new community near Chicago

June 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Artis is owned by the Bainum family, which got into the nursing home business in 1959. 

Something to Sleep On— How to Improve Sleep for Residents with Dementia

June 12, 2018  |  Jane Belt, RN, MS, RAC-MT, RAC-CT, QCP, Curriculum Development Specialist, American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination
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When caring for residents with dementia, one quickly realizes that a common problem is sleep—too much or too little. If too little, not only is the resident not getting needed sleep, but the sleepless resident’s behaviors can disturb other residents.

New care units slowest to fill, according to new study

June 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Despite a surprisingly high median occupancy number, the lease-up rate for nursing care units lags behind the other three key asset classes in the seniors housing and care space.

Speaking up: tech firms and AARP partner on voice tech for seniors

June 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Two voice technology startups are partnering with AARP to personalize care for older patients with diabetes.

Video game connects players to dementia

June 7, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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When you’re playing Before I Forget, wandering around a house inspecting everyday objects, trying to trigger a memory, it feels like a lot of narrative-driven video games: you’re attempting to piece together a story using clues left behind.

HHS Secretary Azar eyes new SNF model, long-term care sustainability

June 7, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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HHS Secretary Alex Azar warned nursing homes on Tuesday that his agency will use Medicare to cut down on excessive, expensive care and hospital readmissions to nudge post-acute and long-term services into value-based community care.