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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
AARP concluded in a recent report that states are improving long-term services and supports (LTSS) but aren’t keeping pace with growing demand.
The two companies have been partners since 2014, and are now combining their efforts in diabetes disease management.
Two residents in a Florida retirement community tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease.
A new interdisciplinary minor will focus on healthcare at the intersection of medicine and healing.
A Good Samaritan rehabilitation unit has closed because it has had trouble filling and maintaining necessary nursing levels.
The brain deterioration associated with multiple sclerosis can hinder a person’s ability to interact with an accurate social context, says a new study in Neurology journal.
An Iowa program uses evidence-based findings to help seniors stay independent longer and avoid falls.
New research has found aging blood vessels is more of a reflection of a sedentary culture than genetics, suggesting healthy aging is possible.
Social isolation and loneliness can have such serious effects on mental and physical health that experts are calling them “the new smoking.”
Researchers examine the likelihood of falling when people with dementia use a cane or walker.
What’s the profile of a drug abuser? Unfortunately, one of the age groups seeing increased opioid misuse is age 50-64.
A new study found nearly one in four adults with pneumonia did not respond to prescribed treatment.