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Nursing homes may be illegally refusing residents in need of addiction treatment

April 19, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Nursing facilities routinely turn away patients seeking post-hospital care if they are taking medicine to treat opioid addiction, a practice that legal experts say violates the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Researchers looking more closely at role of SNF in transitional care

April 19, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In a new study, researchers decided to examine the role that SNFs play with regard to older adults' placements in long-term care facilities. Their study was published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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.

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.

Therapy cap survives via congressional inaction

December 28, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Congress recessed for the final holiday of 2017 without addressing the current Medicare therapy cap exceptions process, set to expire on December 31. Without the exceptions process or an alternative, therapists will not be allowed to provide services above the...

U. Pitt, HERL develop waterproof, battery-free wheelchair

December 4, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Look, Gramma—no batteries! This new wheelchair operates using pressurized air instead of heavy batteries and electronics and recharges in just 10 minutes.

Muscle mass, BMI and osteoarthritis

November 27, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Body Mass Index (BMI) alone isn’t a reliable factor on osteoarthritis quality of life, according to new data.

Biodex exhibits assistive lifting device

November 6, 2017  |  newswire
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The technology helps residents stand safely from a sitting position while helping caregivers avoid lifting injuries.

Genesis Rehab, Sensoria partner on smart wearables for seniors

October 6, 2017  |  newswire
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The technology developer is bringing its smart socks and other safety technology to Genesis's rehabilitation setting for fall detection and therapy.

Overprescribing opioids

August 2, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Many surgery patients seem to have plenty of prescription pain pills left over after their recovery, and that’s a big problem, says a new JAMA study.

Detecting muscle and bone loss

July 31, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Researchers examine a new assessment test to determine a resident’s risk of age-related muscle and skeletal loss called sarcopenia.

A step forward

July 31, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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Putting your best foot forward can be a challenge with stiff foot and leg muscles, blogger Kathleen Mears explains.

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