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Calendar men and women

A Michigan retirement community is raising money and getting ready for the new year with a classic Hollywood twist.

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NADONA and Ocean Spray partner to target antibiotic stewardship

The long-term care nursing organization and the juice company are teaming up on educational efforts to combat antibiotic resistance.

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Healthcaresource acquires Vikus

The two companies will combine their talents in healthcare workforce management and senior care hiring solutions.

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A new approach for treating Parkinson’s psychosis

Recent findings offer more support for primavanserin, an antipsychotic that works more effectively than other widely-used drugs—and without the damaging side effects. 

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Biodex exhibits assistive lifting device

The technology helps residents stand safely from a sitting position while helping caregivers avoid lifting injuries.

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High glucose levels and Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers have found a connection between how the brain breaks down glucose and onset of Alzheimer’s disease. 

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LifeAssist joins trial for medication management, care coordination

The company's technology has been selected to participate in a Canadian project to study medication compliance and care coordination in home-based and long-term care patients.

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Netsmart, Cantex team up for smarter referrals process

Netsmart has partnered with the Texas-based provider to streamline referrals by integrating data, comprehensive analytics to compare costs versus revenues and secure messaging to coordinate transitions of care.

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PointClickCare launches EHR for home health providers

The company announced PointClickCare At Home to help providers meet evolving patient and workforce needs.

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Disability linked to heart health

Researchers explored the connection between disability and the American Heart Association's guidelines for cardiovascular health in older Latin Americans.

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FDA to recognize some foreign drug inspections

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced drug regulatory authorities in eight European countries can conduct inspections that meet FDA requirements as part of a larger effort to reduce redundancies and free up agency resources.  

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An integrated approach to memory care

Heritage Senior Living has developed a person-centered approach for memory care that is supported by physical surroundings. Read More »

Stuck in the status quo

Fresh thinking and attention to organizational culture can improve care outcomes for residents, employee morale, reduce turnover and improve profits. Read More »

Abbott gets FDA clearance for first smartphone heart monitor

Bluetooth technology allows physicians to monitor cardiac arrhythmias remotely without requiring cumbersome recording devices.

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Oregon expands electronic POLST for end-of-life care

The state's electronic registry keeps people's end-of-life care wishes just a click a way for easy access in any emergency.

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Telehealth: The future of senior living

As the world gets more connected and the silver tsunami rises, technology can help senior living providers care for residents while helping them maintain their independence. Read More »

Caregivers, appreciate yourselves

Caregivers need to reserve a bit of time in their busy days to appreciate a crucial senior care assetthemselves.

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Genesis Rehab, Sensoria partner on smart wearables for seniors

The technology developer is bringing its smart socks and other safety technology to Genesis's rehabilitation setting for fall detection and therapy.

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TheWorxHub adds security management application

The mobile application can be used on any device and integrates data reporting within TheWorxHub’s operations management system.

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The Baby Boomer Move with Alisa Tagg

Senior care keeps evolving to meet today’s ever-changing standards, but the influx of baby boomers into assisted living may one of the biggest catalysts for procedural reevaluation yet.     Read More »

Medicaid cuts could cause greater care gaps

An analysis of Nusing Home Compare shows cuts to Medicaid could harm the poorest residents and lowest-rated facilities that will have to do more with less. That could cost the government even more. 

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Generali Global Assistance acquires CareLinx

Generali Global Assistance, one of the world’s 50 largest companies, has acquired the tech-based caregiver marketplace.

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AHCA/NCAL names National Quality Award winners

The associations recognize three senior living providers as the 2017 Gold National Quality Award recipients.

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Guardian acquires Anaheim Plaza Pharmacy

Guardian’s acquisition continues the company’s expansion on the West Coast. 

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