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National Institute on Aging seeks volunteers, ideas

March 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

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

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

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

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

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.

Bill Gates fighting against Alzheimer's for father

January 30, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Bill Gates built an empire by being a technological problem solver, but now the Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist is working to solve the problem of Alzheimer's disease.

Nursing home discharges under scrutiny

December 21, 2017  |  Jocelyn Wiener, Kaiser Health News

Residents, ombudsman, associations and consumer advocates are raising their voice about a growing number of allegedly improper evictions and discharges. 

LTC associations urge Congress to keep the medical expenses tax deduction

November 8, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The tax deduction for medical expenses is on the chopping block in the Trump Administration’s new tax reform bill, an elimination that could seriously hurt all seniors, especially those with dementia.

Wisconsin considers dementia legislation

October 30, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Four Republican Assembly members have drafted bills to provide support for those with dementia and their families. 

New elder abuse protections law

October 26, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act expands federal agency perception and efforts to protect and prosecute elder abuse.

AHCA: A bright year ahead

October 17, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Mark Parkinson, CEO of the American Health Care Association, shared his optimistic view for the senior living industry in his opening remarks of the 68th annual AHCA/NCAL Conference and Expo.

Oregon expands electronic POLST for end-of-life care

October 10, 2017  |  KHN

The state's electronic registry keeps people's end-of-life care wishes just a click a way for easy access in any emergency.


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