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BrightSpring, PharMerica to merge

Long-term care pharmacy PharMerica intends to merge with BrightSpring Health Services, a large provider of home- and community-based care.

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Hospitals work to improve ER safety for seniors

Nobody enjoys a trip to the ER. But it can be especially difficult — sometimes even dangerous — for the elderly. 

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Insurer SCAN open to work with senior living providers

Senior housing operators across the country are evaluating Medicare Advantage opportunities in light of a change announced last April. 

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Providers use predictive analytics for better home care

Crowdsourcing technology and predictive analytics can ensure that seniors are connected to receive help from friends, neighbors, family, and medical services at all times, says AI healthcare company Zanthion.

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Skilled nursing facilities voice displeasure with Medicare Advantage plans

The study authors conducted 154 interviews with the stakeholders, who hailed from eight markets across the U.S.

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Schools compete in Health Aging Innovation Challenge

The University of Buffalo was one of five schools to make it to the final round of Thursday’s New York State Department of Health Aging Innovation Challenge in Albany. 

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Some baby boomers call for luxury CCRCs

Fountaingrove Lodge is a not a resort — it is a retirement community, part of a new breed of luxury supportive senior housing. 

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Bees and memories: the potential impact of royal jelly on Alzheimer’s treatment

The discovery promises to have an impact far beyond the niche field of melittology. 

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Minnesota set to treat Alzheimer’s with marijuana in 2019

State adding disease to list eligible for treatment with cannabis, despite some reservations. 

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CMS will up its weekend inspections of nursing homes

The CMS notified state survey agencies it will use payroll-based staffing data to identify facilities with reduced weekend staffing, and require the agencies to conduct at least 50% of off-hours surveys of those facilities on weekends, starting immediately. Read More >>