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Argentum to launch multi-year plan for improved care

May 17, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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“The industry is doing an exceptional job providing quality care and service and Argentum is here to provide additional support,” James Balda, Argentum president and CEO, said in a press release.

Three nursing home employees charged in Ohio nursing home death

May 7, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A Putnam County grand jury indicted three people in connection with the January death of a Pandora nursing home resident.

Louisiana bill would allow video monitoring for nursing home rooms

March 30, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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When she visited her mother in a Louisiana nursing home, Lucie Titus found her with a black eye and severe back pain that the Alzheimer’s patient couldn’t explain.

Ways to keep those affected by Alzheimer's and dementia safe this winter

January 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Every year there are approximately 125,000 searches launched for missing dementia and Alzheimer’s patients, according to Project Far from Home, an Alzheimer’s education organization.

Adjustable sink for sitting or standing

January 3, 2018  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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 European manufacturer Pressalit Care has devised a sink that can be raised or lowered after installation. 

Doing more harm than good

December 21, 2017  |  Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
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A growing number of healthcare providers are questioning the need for extensive cancer screening for seniors when the tests won’t significantly improve their quality of life. 

Clean air helps Brookdale residents shelter in place during wildfires

December 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Proactive attention to air purification helped 22 facilities harbor safely during the emergency.

Tips on bringing loved ones home for the holidays

December 13, 2017  |  Brookdale Senior Living
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Brookdale Senior Living offers families tips for a successful visit when Grandma comes home for the holidays.

The polypharmacy epidemic

December 12, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News
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Medication management can reduce the number of unnecessary prescriptions, many of which have potentially harmful side effects, and can improve overall health. 

Over-the-counter pain relievers work as well as opioids

December 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A new study finds acetaminophen and ibuprofen relieve pain as effectively as Percocet, Vicodin or Tylenol No. 3, suggesting a pain management option without risk of addiction.

Fire safety for the holidays

November 28, 2017  |  Stan Szpytek
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Deck the halls, but be safe about it. National fire and life safety expert Stan Szpytek shares tips on reducing fire risk during the holidays.

Deer crashes into nursing home

November 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A deer visited a Bronx nursing home, causing panic for residents, staff and the deer.

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