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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...

Hospitals work to improve ER safety for seniors

December 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Nobody enjoys a trip to the ER. But it can be especially difficult — sometimes even dangerous — for the elderly. 

Schools compete in Health Aging Innovation Challenge

December 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The University of Buffalo was one of five schools to make it to the final round of Thursday’s New York State Department of Health Aging Innovation Challenge in Albany. 

Bees and memories: the potential impact of royal jelly on Alzheimer's treatment

December 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The discovery promises to have an impact far beyond the niche field of melittology. 

Minnesota set to treat Alzheimer's with marijuana in 2019

December 4, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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State adding disease to list eligible for treatment with cannabis, despite some reservations. 

Hormone-targeting Alzheimer's trial ready to begin as final patient selected

November 27, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Final patient will complete trial in 4 months (3 months on treatment with a follow-up 1 month after treatment).

Recent animal trials predict ability to cut Alzheimer's, dementia in half

November 27, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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n the animal trials researchers said the experimental vaccine showed it could delay the effects of the degenerative brain disease.

Poor transfers are financially, emotionally costly for skilled nursing facilities

November 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In an era of managed Medicare, accountable care organizations (ACOs), and value-based purchasing, players along the acute and post-acute care continuum have a financial incentive to seamlessly transition residents from hospital to nursing facility to home...

How to capitalize on post-acute care's evolution

November 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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That are some takeaways of a recent Senior Housing News webinar entitled “The Future of Post-Acute Care in Senior Living.”

Upcoming study shows the real strength of an MRI in Alzheimer's prediction

November 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The disease affects 5.5 million Americans, according to the National Institutes of Health.

PA facility to target substance abuse

November 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A new skilled nursing unit in McKeesport, Pa., is targeting the needs of patients with a primary medical condition and co-occurring substance misuse disorders.

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