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Nashville assisted living managers arrested for theft

December 19, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Michael Hampton was arrested over the weekend, along with a former business partner, on theft charges stemming from their time running the city's assisted living facility in Bordeaux.

Top 2019 trends for skilled nursing

December 18, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Based on Skilled Nursing News's last year of in-depth reporting and conversations with some of the industry’s top executives, here are six major trends we expect to see as the calendar changes to 2019.

Research points to saliva test for Alzheimer's

December 18, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The number of Canadians with dementia is rising sharply, and it costs $10.6 billion per year to care for them, according to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Group uses baby dolls to comfort, aid Alzheimer's patients

December 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The plush baby dolls help seniors living with dementia remember the feeling of parenthood, the pair told CBS News. Videos from their visits show some elderly people crying when a baby doll is placed in their arms. 

National Health Investors on board for $25 million skilled nursing project

December 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI) entered into an agreement to finance the development of a 144-bed skilled nursing facility near Milwaukee, a $25.35 million commitment with a 9.5% initial yield.

Allscripts sells $525 million Netsmart stake

December 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The sale ends a two-year relationship between Allscripts and Netsmart that began when Allscripts contributed its homecare business to the behavioral health EHR vendor in exchange for the largest ownership stake in the company.

BrightSpring, PharMerica to merge

December 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Long-term care pharmacy PharMerica intends to merge with BrightSpring Health Services, a large provider of home- and community-based care.

Hospitals work to improve ER safety for seniors

December 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Nobody enjoys a trip to the ER. But it can be especially difficult — sometimes even dangerous — for the elderly. 

Insurer SCAN open to work with senior living providers

December 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Senior housing operators across the country are evaluating Medicare Advantage opportunities in light of a change announced last April. 

Providers use predictive analytics for better home care

December 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Crowdsourcing technology and predictive analytics can ensure that seniors are connected to receive help from friends, neighbors, family, and medical services at all times, says AI healthcare company Zanthion.