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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
A Boston startup is helping residents stay involved by bringing conversations up close and personal to combat hearing loss.
Northwestern University researchers have found a relationship between brain health and positive relationships in a study of social butterflies age 80 and older with sharp memories.
Make the holidays the most wonderful time of the year by using time-honored traditions and faith-based celebrations to engage residents with dementia.
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?
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.
A Washington state agency has drafted guidelines for people with dementia who don’t want to receive oral foods or fluids.
Gates is investing his own fortune toward dementia research and startups exploring new treatments.
Administering dementia treatments may be more difficult than developing them, according to a RAND report on healthcare infrastructure.
Door decals are giving a Canadian memory care facility a new look and helping residents with wayfinding and navigation.
The organization is taking up its first court case on behalf of a woman with Alzheimer’s who was discharged from her nursing home without warning.
A Virginia resale boutique pledged $125k toward a memory care retrofit at an area senior living facility.