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The impact of corporate webs on nursing home finances

January 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In what has become an increasingly common business arrangement, owners of nursing homes outsource a wide variety of goods and services to companies in which they have a financial interest or that they control.

The long-term plan on skilled nursing and healthcare REITs

January 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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There is huge demographic transition well under way involving the aging of the USA. However, the idea that it provides "Inevitable Tailwinds" for Skilled Nursing or for REITs is incorrect.

Use of 'speed training' in dementia treatment

January 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Speed of cognitive training is a "low-risk, low-cost option that doesn't have side effects and will likely reduce your risk of developing dementia down the road."

Virtual platform to power senior rehab program

January 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Reflexion Health, a company that develops a platform for remote physical therapy, will be working with non-profit Los Angeles Jewish Home (LAJH) to bring virtual rehabilitation to seniors in the latter’s care.

Telemedicine increasing quality of care in skilled nursing facilities

January 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Skilled nursing facilities face many challenges providing round-the-clock care for patients with complex medical issues. Telemedicine is helping them improve care management and reduce emergency transports.

Do not count on personality changes to identify early stages of dementia

January 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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For patients in the preclinical phase of dementia, personality changes are not a common occurrence prior to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or mild cognitive impairment (MCI), according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry.

Ways to keep those affected by Alzheimer's and dementia safe this winter

January 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Every year there are approximately 125,000 searches launched for missing dementia and Alzheimer’s patients, according to Project Far from Home, an Alzheimer’s education organization.

Following a tough hurricane season, Florida board discusses 2018's nursing home priorities

January 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Following September’s Hurricane Irma, and several deaths at a Broward County nursing home, Florida's long-term care facilities have come under scrutiny about how they handle emergency situations.

Focus on profit can take away from care quality in nursing homes

January 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The research is relatively consistent: Do mission-driven nonprofit organizations deliver higher quality care to elders?

Pfizer ending company's Alzheimer's research

January 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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According to news sources, Pfizer expects its decision to result in the elimination of 300 positions from the neuroscience discovery and early development programs.