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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.

AMA releases guidelines for health apps adoption

December 14, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Health apps like fitness trackers and vitals testers can be a fun way to engage people in their own wellness, but finding apps that have value for the whole clinician-patient relationship hasn’t been easy.

AMA releases guidelines for health apps adoption

December 13, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Health apps like fitness trackers and vitals testers can be a fun way to engage people in their own wellness, but finding apps that have value for the whole clinician-patient relationship hasn’t been easy.

Novartis, heart organizations launch CHF social networking platform

November 22, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Older adults with heart failure can use the platform to share experiences and resources with others and learn more about managing their condition.

Detecting dementia in the blink of an eye

November 21, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Is there a way to detect oncoming dementia at an earlier stage? Researchers at the University of Texas think the eyes have it.

Atria Senior Living inspires curiosity through journaling

November 9, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Need a good read? This senior living chain thinks the most interesting story this year just might be your own.

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