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Woman arrested for exploitation, running an unlicensed assisted living center

June 4, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Hialeah Police Department officers said they found a house of horrors Thursday.

Major retailers look to help improve upon healthcare, technology for seniors

June 1, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Consumer electronics giant Best Buy is looking to healthcare and the elderly to help fuel future growth, its CEO told investors on an earnings call May 24.

AARP works with PULSE@MassChallenge startups

June 1, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

AARP announced its collaboration with three healthcare startups in its "champion" role in PULSE@MassChallenge, a digital health accelerator.

Menorah Manor introduces new telemedicine program

May 31, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

The Marion and Bernard L. Samson Nursing Center at Menorah Manor has partnered with BayCare to launch an innovative telemedicine program.

Eight Skyline facilities in Pennsylvania sold to new owners

May 31, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Temporary oversight of eight former Skyline Healthcare skilled nursing facilities in Pennsylvania has come to an end.

Decline expected in CCRC skilled nursing presence

May 30, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

The median number of skilled nursing units in continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) has remained steady over the last five years, but a decline is coming as developers continue cut SNFs out of the equation.

National Institute on Aging calls for research, science at summit to combat Alzheimer's

May 30, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

“This is a critical time in Alzheimer's research, with new opportunities to build upon what we have learned,” said NIA Director Richard J. Hodes, M.D.

Following facilities in receivership, Skyline Health to bow out of nursing home industry

May 29, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Skyline Health, which recently saw two of its 21 skilled nursing facilities in Arkansas put into receivership, is leaving the nursing home business.

California, South Dakota make large leaps in latest report

May 29, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

America’s Health Rankings Senior Report provides a comprehensive analysis of senior population health on a national and state-by-state basis across 34 measures of senior health.

Dementia Care, Antipsychotics, and the New Survey Process

May 24, 2018     Jane Belt, RN, MS, RAC-MT, RAC-CT, QCP, Curriculum Development Specialist, American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination

Dementia is increasingly prevalent among nursing facility residents, and facility leaders have been under a lot of pressure to specialize care to meet the growing need.

Massachusetts nursing homes push legislators for more funding

May 24, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

They rallied at the State House in Boston to draw attention to the need for additional funding and a worker shortage.

New Mexico nursing home issues may be based in Medicaid, report shows

May 24, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

The state of New Mexico ranks at the bottom in terms of serious skilled nursing deficiencies per facility, according to a recent analysis conducted by a pair of news organizations.

Adult swim: how a dip in the pool can help dementia patients and care professionals

May 24, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Specially organised 'dementia friendly' swimming sessions can be beneficial to people with dementia and their carers, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Nottingham and the Institute of Mental Health.

Nursing shortage, high turnover impact assisted living centers

May 23, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

The Texas Panhandle's large population of older residents could be impacted due to a nursing shortage facing the entire country.

Senior centers continue to move from ink to efficiency with EHRs

May 22, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Senior Housing Companies, which offers assisted living services and healthcare to individuals living in retirement communities, was dependent upon manual paper processing to manage its 17 senior living communities in Iowa.

Alzheimer's caretakers find strength in each other

May 22, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

There’s almost nowhere else caretakers can talk this candidly and be fully understood.

Johnson & Johnson stops mid-stage Alzheimer's trials

May 21, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Some trial participants showed serious elevations of liver enzymes and the company concluded that the benefit-risk ratio offered by the drug no longer supported its development.

Oklahoma looks to hire nurses as health care inspectors

May 21, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Hospitals, surgical centers, nursing homes, home health agencies and other medical providers have to undergo regular inspections if they want to receive payments from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

AI improves stroke, dementia diagnosis

May 21, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Machine learning has detected one of the commonest causes of dementia and stroke, in the most widely used form of brain scan (CT), more accurately than current methods.

Nursing home workers still waiting for wage increases in Massachusetts

May 18, 2018     I Advance Senior Care

Following several extensions and lapsed deadlines, 12 nursing homes are still not in compliance with state regulations, according to the report from the state’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services.

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