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A depression treatment that doesn’t require meds

September 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Researchers have found not allowing people to get a good night’s rest can actually improve signs of depression. 

The 2017 OPTIMA Award in Memory Care

September 18, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors
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Congrats to Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Issaquah, Washington, winner of the inaugural OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care!

CDC: FluMist not recommended as vaccine again this year

September 11, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising that older adults stick to the injection versions of the flu vaccine for the 2017-18 influenza season.

South Florida pharmacy fills meds ahead of Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Progressive Care Inc. has delivered more than 3,000 prescriptions this week to ensure patients have medications during the storm. 

How Holiday Retirement is bracing for Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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An executive at the senior living provider shares what they’ve learned about emergency preparedness and what they’re doing before Hurricane Irma is expected to make landfall in Florida.

New antibiotic for UTI hits market

September 5, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new antibacterial drug to treat complicated urinary tract infections. 

Germ-killing paint

September 5, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Infection control takes on a new hue as some healthcare facilities are painting their problems away.

The benefits of dysphagia evaluations

August 22, 2017  |  Kristy Brown and Melanie Theis
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Speech language pathologists outline the advantages of instrumental evaluations to capture residents’ swallowing abilities for diagnosing dysphagia. 

Slightly more people plan to get a flu shot this year

August 22, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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 A new survey from CVS found 61 percent of Americans plan to get the flu shot this year, a slight increase from last year. 

Combating pressure injuries with innovative technology

August 15, 2017  |  Julie Thurn, RN, BSN
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One facility shares how it is working to reduce pressure injuries for residents. 

Wound care treatments lack healing touch

August 14, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News
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Doctors and patients are turning to new therapies to treat stubborn chronic wounds, but research is lacking on whether they are helping. 

The 2017 OPTIMA Award winner for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care

August 11, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors
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I Advance Senior Care is proud to announce the winner of the 2017 OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care.

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