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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.

Deer crashes into nursing home

November 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A deer visited a Bronx nursing home, causing panic for residents, staff and the deer.

NADONA and Ocean Spray partner to target antibiotic stewardship

November 16, 2017  |  newswire
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The long-term care nursing organization and the juice company are teaming up on educational efforts to combat antibiotic resistance.

Healthcaresource acquires Vikus

November 16, 2017  |  PR Newswire
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The two companies will combine their talents in healthcare workforce management and senior care hiring solutions.

Senate passes bill to help locate people with Alzheimer’s

November 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Kevin and Avonte’s Law would renew and expand resources for family members, first responders to find missing loved ones who wander, including those with dementia. 

Three employees fired for videotaping residents

November 10, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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An assisted living facility is investigating after employees shared videos on social media that made fun of residents.

ACHCA names new president and CEO

November 9, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Bill McGinley has been tapped to lead the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA). 

LTC associations urge Congress to keep the medical expenses tax deduction

November 8, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The tax deduction for medical expenses is on the chopping block in the Trump Administration’s new tax reform bill, an elimination that could seriously hurt all seniors, especially those with dementia.

Community through cohousing

November 8, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News
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The cohousing trend is gaining ground with seniors as a way to downsize and live with others but is an alternative to care facilities. 

Dementia rises to No. 1 killer in Britain

November 8, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Advocacy groups say the government’s £132 million funding for Alzheimer’s research needs to be doubled for at least the next five years.