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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
Deck the halls, but be safe about it. National fire and life safety expert Stan Szpytek shares tips on reducing fire risk during the holidays.
The winner of the 2017 OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care has slashed its use of antipsychotics to just 3 percent by retraining its staff and implementing a strict “just say no” policy.
By Alex Gardner, CFO, SmartLinx
Human capital management is the key to better corporate performance and the financial bottom line.
A Massachusetts retirement community uses coaches to help seniors maintain physical, emotional and spiritual health.
Most states don’t yet require dementia training for home care workers. Will deeper training in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias become the market differentiator in the home care sector?
TripleCare will provide telemedicine services to more Saber SNFs, increasing a three-year relationship.
Medication management can reduce the number of unnecessary prescriptions, many of which have potentially harmful side effects, and can improve overall health.
A British survey shows that most people feel the knowledge of the diagnosis would be valuable even if the disease has no cure.
The high-tech retinal imaging captures clues to early stages of Alzheimer’s disease and could speed medication development.
Scent-associated memories are among the strongest and most lasting, but how does the brain decide which memories to keep and which to discard over time?
Many of the new care recommendations involve adults with hypertension or cardiovascular disease as well as diabetes.
The rideshare company announced its latest partnership with startup company Circulation to expand non-emergency medical transportation options.
The 2017-2018 flu season is just beginning, but experts hint that it could ramp up earlier and be more severe than usual.