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The Many Benefits of Strategic Rounds

May 11, 2018  |  Amy Stewart, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT
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By following the practical approaches to rounding described in this article, you can maximize what you learn about care delivery and achieve the greatest results. 

Adding the Personal Touch to Memory Care: A Conversation with PointClickCare’s Travis Palmquist and Murry Mercier

October 30, 2017  | 
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The majority of long term care communities highlight the importance of personalization to providing the best quality care to residents. And no wonder—research shows that knowing the needs of residents can better help to develop and implement successful care...

The next steps in flu prevention

October 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The first and most important step is to get vaccinated. 

Alzheimer's Association releases new appropriate use criteria for procedures

October 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The appropriate use criteria (AUC) is available online by Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association as an article in press, corrected proof.

USC scientists map brain with relation to Alzheimer's

October 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Curing some of the most vexing diseases first requires navigating the world's most complex structure -- the human brain. So, USC scientists have created the most detailed atlas yet of the brain's memory bank.

High-intensity therapy being used in skilled nursing for near-death patients

October 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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As the skilled nursing industry prepares for a shift away from therapy as a primary reimbursement driver, a new study raises questions about the use of high-intensity therapy minutes at the end of residents’ lives.

PA nursing home residents evacuate due to tornado

October 4, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Meteorologist Mike Griffin of the National Weather Service office in Cleveland said the EF-2 twister packing winds up to 115 mph struck Rolling Fields Elder Care Community in Conneautville.

2018 AHCA/NCAL Award Winners Announced

October 3, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The 2018 recipients of the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) annual awards will be recognized during the AHCA/NCAL 69th National Convention & Expo this month. Here are...

Company aims to ease overmedication concerns by using tech

September 26, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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At assisted living facilities where staff and funding can be thin, on the ground care is often managed by sedating residents with unnecessary antipsychotics. 

Scientists see positive results with senolytic therapies and Alzheimer's

September 25, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Scientists at the University of Texas have implicated a type of cellular stress for the first time as a player in Alzheimer's disease.

CDC predicts dementia issues will nearly double by 2060

September 24, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In 2014, 5 million Americans — or 1.6 percent of the population — felt the burden of the diseases.

Scientists develop ability for computer avatars to detect dementia

September 19, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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This technique developed by a team from Osaka University and Nara Institute of Science and Technology involves learning characteristics of...

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