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As some states seem short on staff, some find surplus by 2030

October 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In two years, California is projected to be short almost 45,000 registered nurses (RNs), while Florida will have a surplus of almost 54,000.

Illinois develops work on another pitch for twice-denied senior living community

October 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Real estate firm Pontarelli Cos. wants to develop Blue Sky Residence, a 67-unit apartment community for residents 62 and older, on about 3.5 acres on the 900 block of North Avenue, between Second and Third avenues.

The latest nursing home sales and openings

October 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Evans Senior Investments represented the seller in the sale of two New Jersey skilled nursing facilities for $31.5 million, or *$190,000 per bed.

Bill aims for hospice workers to destroy unused, unneeded opioids

October 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A spokesperson for Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, one of the Democrats who pushed for this provision to be included in the ...

Alzheimer's Association releases new appropriate use criteria for procedures

October 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The appropriate use criteria (AUC) is available online by Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association as an article in press, corrected proof.

USC scientists map brain with relation to Alzheimer's

October 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Curing some of the most vexing diseases first requires navigating the world's most complex structure -- the human brain. So, USC scientists have created the most detailed atlas yet of the brain's memory bank.

Officials remind nursing home residents: we can bring the vote to you

October 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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“We do it every election,” said Jody O’Brien, one of Hancock County’s election directors.

Despite concerns, Senate pushes bill to ease home health services' homebound requirements

October 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The home health industry has won another victory in Washington, D.C., in its battle against certain parts of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and shift toward a more pre-acute care identity.

High-intensity therapy being used in skilled nursing for near-death patients

October 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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As the skilled nursing industry prepares for a shift away from therapy as a primary reimbursement driver, a new study raises questions about the use of high-intensity therapy minutes at the end of residents’ lives.

PA nursing home residents evacuate due to tornado

October 4, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Meteorologist Mike Griffin of the National Weather Service office in Cleveland said the EF-2 twister packing winds up to 115 mph struck Rolling Fields Elder Care Community in Conneautville.