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Bill Gates invests $100M toward Alzheimer’s treatments

November 21, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Gates is investing his own fortune toward dementia research and startups exploring new treatments.

CMS adds online tool for quality measures

November 21, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The web-accessible version of the CMS Measures Inventory Tool (CMIT) will make it easier for providers to track their quality measures across the care continuum.

Healthcare isn’t ready for Alzheimer’s treatments, study finds

November 21, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Administering dementia treatments may be more difficult than developing them, according to a RAND report on healthcare infrastructure. 

Personalized doors help residents with dementia to find their way

November 21, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Door decals are giving a Canadian memory care facility a new look and helping residents with wayfinding and navigation.

AANAC, AADNS founder and CEO to retire in 2018

November 20, 2017  |  newswire
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The founder of the two long-term care nursing associations plans to step down after a nearly 20-year career in improving senior care.

Championing infection control

November 20, 2017  |  Meg LaPorte
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As the CMS regulations for infection control programs kick in, providers are finding that leadership matters as much as training.

AARP Foundation sues to stop nursing home evictions

November 17, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The organization is taking up its first court case on behalf of a woman with Alzheimer’s who was discharged from her nursing home without warning.

End-of-life planning—for caregivers

November 17, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News
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A new report finds fewer than half of surveyed hospice workers have advance directives. 

Calendar men and women

November 16, 2017  | 
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A Michigan retirement community is raising money and getting ready for the new year with a classic Hollywood twist.

Shopping for good

November 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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 A Virginia resale boutique pledged $125k toward a memory care retrofit at an area senior living facility.