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Wearable rehabilitation technology awarded $1.6 million National Institute on Aging grant

June 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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APDM Wearable Technologies has been awarded a National Institute on Aging SBIR Phase II grant totaling $1.6 million to commercialize a real-time biofeedback system.

Denver CCRC opens $3 million rehabilitation center

February 14, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Christian Living Communities, a not-for-profit that owns and manages senior living services and communities in the metropolitan Denver area, added the Someren Glen Transitional Care Neighborhood early this month.

The benefits of cognitive therapy

January 2, 2018  |  Kristy Brown, Tamara Althoff and Pam Brooks
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Cognitive therapy offers caregivers a tool to determine an individual’s cognitive and functional level, which can offer specific therapy recommendations that can keep the person active, social and involved. 

Therapy cap survives via congressional inaction

December 28, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Congress recessed for the final holiday of 2017 without addressing the current Medicare therapy cap exceptions process, set to expire on December 31. Without the exceptions process or an alternative, therapists will not be allowed to provide services above the...

Muscle mass, BMI and osteoarthritis

November 27, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Body Mass Index (BMI) alone isn’t a reliable factor on osteoarthritis quality of life, according to new data.

Creature comforts

October 19, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Robotic pets are putting a high-tech spin on the calming power of cuddles--and senior care providers are buying.

Genesis Rehab, Sensoria partner on smart wearables for seniors

October 6, 2017  |  newswire
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The technology developer is bringing its smart socks and other safety technology to Genesis's rehabilitation setting for fall detection and therapy.

A step forward

July 31, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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Putting your best foot forward can be a challenge with stiff foot and leg muscles, blogger Kathleen Mears explains.

Five Star bets on wellness, rebrands rehab division

July 20, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The senior care chain has reshaped its footprint in wellness services for health maintenance and rehabilitation therapy.

An awakening

June 26, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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Resident blogger Kathleen Mears watches as one resident transforms after she gets a fork in her hand and starts feeding herself.

Back on my feet

June 19, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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After some missteps, the nurse manager told resident blogger Kathleen Mears she can once again stand to transfer. 

The risks of being home alone

June 15, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News
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Seniors can jeopardize their health when they refuse home health services after being discharged from the hospital. 

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