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KKR to buy WebMD for $2.8B

July 24, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The new parent company is putting its money on the power of online wellness information and products.

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.

Protecting seniors from heat stroke risk

July 13, 2017  |  the National Institute on Aging
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The sweltering summer months can be dangerous for older adults, especially if they have chronic diseases, high blood pressure or obesity.

Nonagenarians: Age is a mindset

July 6, 2017  |  KHN
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Is 90 the new 40? People in their ninth decade say age is more about the way people choose to live rather than the year they were born.

The chronic illness of isolation

May 31, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Social isolation and loneliness can have such serious effects on mental and physical health that experts are calling them “the new smoking.”

Reducing Medicare costs through integrated health/housing model

March 23, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Investing in a combined model of long-term care, primary care and support services right on the senior living campus has sliced Juniper Communities’ Medicare costs. Could your community do the same?

Re-evaluating vision and gait

March 6, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Poor vision is a well known contributor to falls risk, but Irish researchers say the reason why isn’t what we thought.

Study: Bilingual skills may combat Alzheimer’s disease

February 14, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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A language a day keeps the Alzheimer’s at bay, notes a new study of the effects of language on memory.

Sedentary lifestyle has measurable effect on cellular age: UCal study

January 23, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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New research is another warning to older couch potatoes: A person’s biological clock is affected by a lot more than time.

Tech industry creates a new healthcare reality

January 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A new startup is trying to move the healthcare experience forward beginning by re-examining primary care. 

MIND your diet

December 27, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Can your diet delay the onset of dementia? Researchers are finding that what you eat can be a key part of a brain-healthy lifestyle.

Keep an eye on glaucoma

December 20, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Along with the surging aging population will come significant increases in sight-robbing glaucoma, according to a new report.

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