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Dementia medication interactions

September 19, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Medications designed to combat dementia symptoms often interact with other medications, creating a swirl of adverse drug events, says ASCP president Joseph Marek, RPh, CPG.

CareCentrix partners for home care patient portal

September 18, 2017  |  newswire

The combined mobile platform technology will help post-acute providers stay connected to patients recovering at home.

The 2017 OPTIMA Award in Memory Care

September 18, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors

Congrats to Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Issaquah, Washington, winner of the inaugural OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care!

Fostering a sense of self in dementia care

September 17, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Dementia expert and author John Zeisel, PhD, discusses the “I’m Still Here” care model at the Memory Care Forum in San Diego.

Senate committee examines disaster planning for seniors

September 17, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The Senate Aging Committee will review disaster planning following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Wherefore, wearables?

September 17, 2017  |  David Raths

Wearable technology developers have been trying to figure out the senior market for years. Are they finally beginning to crack the clinical potential? 

Briggs, PointClickCare partner for AL documentation

September 13, 2017  |  newswire

Together, the companies will help assisted living providers with state-required documentation compliance. 

ORIX USA acquires Lancaster Pollard

September 13, 2017  |  newswire

International financial serivces group ORIX has created a Commercial Mortgage Servicing devision following acquistions of RED Capital Group, Boston Financial Investment Management and most recently Lancaster Pollard. 

Update: 8 seniors dead from Hurricane Irma

September 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A power outage from Hurricane Irma left residents in sweltering heat for a prolonged period of time. 

CDC: FluMist not recommended as vaccine again this year

September 11, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising that older adults stick to the injection versions of the flu vaccine for the 2017-18 influenza season.