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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.
Quality improvement continues to gain speed in long term and post-acute care, and providers are working together to identify measurable targets that are appropriate for this care setting.
Flu-like symptoms typically last about two days on average, according to the CDC. The grey area is the duration when you can still spread the virus.
You've heard of the rodeo circuit, the lecture circuit and the vaudeville circuit. Now there's a new show business niche: the silver circuit.
The center is 100 percent dedicated to memory care — the only facility of its kind in Bergen County, the Fort Lee-based health care company said.
About 33% of seniors enrolled in the Medicare program have elected to use managed Medicare Advantage plans, and that number is expected to grow — potentially faster than the government thinks.
Though industry members point out that financial meltdowns in their world are rare, there have been cases in which retirement homes have had to raise their monthly fees or reduce services.
The possibility of a neurodevelopmental origin opens opportunities for research on Alzheimer's disease prevention, risk detection, and pathogenesis, according Giovanni Salum, MD, PhD.
Older adults in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community face unique challenges as they become more vulnerable and are forced to depend on outside services for care and assistance.
Heavy drinkers may be more likely than other adults to develop dementia, especially in middle age, a French study suggests.
The average price per assisted living unit in the U.S. has hit a new high-water mark despite some industry pressures.