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Colorado senior living center expands insurance options

January 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Golden, Colorado’s Accel at Golden Ridge to offer new Humana insurance option February 1, 2018.

Self-driving taxis to be tested with retirement community

January 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The Villages retirement community, a 40-square-mile area that features 750 miles of road and a population of 125,000 senior citizens, was US Census-ranked fastest-growing American city in 2013 and 2014.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Announces 2018 National “Educating America” Tour

January 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The tour will be visiting 14 states to raise Alzheimer’s awareness, promote early detection and provide individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease, caregivers and the general public with information about Alzheimer’s related programs, support services and...

Data driving partnerships between SNFs and Hospitals

January 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The 2010 Affordable Care Act, as well as subsequent laws and regulations, put incentives in place for acute and post-acute providers to coordinate care. 

Researchers given grant to repurpose drugs for Alzheimer's treatment

January 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and collaborators have received a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to identify FDA-approved medications that could be repurposed to treat Alzheimer's...

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.