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Speaking up: tech firms and AARP partner on voice tech for seniors

June 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Two voice technology startups are partnering with AARP to personalize care for older patients with diabetes.

Medicare's telemedicine options change the future for seniors

June 4, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Nearly 9 in 10 adults ages 40 and over would be comfortable using at least one type of telemedicine for themselves or an aging loved one, says a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

New Jersey refocuses on oversight and care in nursing homes

May 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Legislators were focused on improving oversight and care in nursing homes and of dementia and Alzheimer’s patients Thursday as a string of health care bills got approval in committees this past week.

Study links antidepressant with increased dementia risk

May 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Study finds people who took a type of drug called anticholinergics were more likely to develop dementia. 

CDI infections abated by probiotics, according to studies

May 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Probiotics may hold the key to preventing Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs) in hospital settings, according to new research published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of...

Brown University receives $100M donation for brain disease research

April 30, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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One of the largest gifts in Brown University history, from Brown graduate Robert J. Carney and his wife, Nancy D. Carney, is intended to quicken the pace of neuroscience research in R.I., with the potential to develop new treatments and cures for such...

Biotech company awarded grant to fight age-related disorders

April 23, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Research Triangle Park-based ZenBio has banked a new federal grant aimed at the treatment of age-related disorders. 

Skilled nursing's impact on reduced hospitalization

March 29, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Under considerable pressure to demonstrate their worth as the health care system moves to value-based care, skilled nursing providers are monitoring patients more closely — even after discharge.

Sick staff should stay home, experts say

March 14, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Flu-like symptoms typically last about two days on average, according to the CDC. The grey area is the duration when you can still spread the virus.

Blood tests may show varying dementia risks years before diagnosis

March 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Sudha Seshadri, M.D., founding director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer's & Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, is co-leader and senior author on research announced March 6 that identifies novel biomarkers of risk for future...

FDA updates standards, improves ability for Alzheimer's research

March 6, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A loose standard in place since the 1990s required clinical trials to show that a new drug for Alzheimer’s disease improved patients’ cognition and function.

Startups compete, vie to improve quality of life for aging citizens

February 28, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The Aging Startup Challenge finals were held at TreeHouse Health, an innovation center on the edge of downtown Minneapolis.

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