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NJ council recommends changes to improve end-of-life care

November 27, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The New Jersey Governor’s Advisory Council on End-of-Life Care recommended a number of things that can be done to strengthen patient priorities and wishes at the end of life, and avoid unnecessarily care treatments.

Veterans' groups call for VA nursing home improvement

November 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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“Anybody who respects veterans should be angered by this,” American Legion National Commander Brett Reistad said. “America’s veterans deserve better.”

Arizona sheriff's office plans dementia-related registry

November 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Sheriff Doug Schuster said he’d like to have such a registry started next spring. 

Nonprofit CCRC commits funds to begin new institute on aging

July 3, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A nonprofit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) is hoping to soon provide services to the approximately 60,000 local seniors who live outside of its walls, through a new Institute on Aging.

Bill would ban future residents with dementia, hospice needs from 12 DC facilities

June 26, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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If passed, a local Council bill in Washington, D.C., would ban the 12 assisted living communities in the nation’s capital from accepting residents who have been diagnosed with dementia or need hospice care.

Senator calls for open VA nursing home ratings

June 22, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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U.S. Senator Doug Jones Tuesday filed an amendment that would require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to submit an annual report on or before November 11 to the U.S. Congress on the ratings given to VA-run nursing homes.

Alzheimer's bill would authorize $37 million for research, care

June 21, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Public health leaders and caregivers coalesced Tuesday behind an effort to focus attention and funding on Alzheimer’s disease.

National Institute on Aging seeks volunteers, ideas

March 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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We are currently seeking public comment for feedback on the ideas generated by the working groups. We’re also soliciting new ideas, aiming to fill gaps.

Silver Alert Bill for Alzheimer's and dementia heads to Alabama senate

March 7, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The Silver Alert Bill would allow a missing senior citizen alert to be issued for a person who suffers from Alzheimer's or Dementia.

State legislator urges better options for long-term care

February 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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As a state legislator who talks to hundreds of older Michiganders every year, Jon Hoadley has seen firsthand how important it is that they and their families receive the support they need. But we are failing them in one important, yet unacknowledged, area...

Improper involuntary discharges top complaints in Illinois nursing homes

February 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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For most of the almost four months she stayed at a Springfield nursing home, Susan West says she was so fearful of retaliation from the staff that she communicated with friends and family only by text message.

US Senators push administration for Alzheimer's research

February 2, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A group of bipartisan senators are asking the Trump administration to show support for curing and preventing Alzheimer's disease by increasing funding for research.

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