Uncategorized

Providers use predictive analytics for better home care

Crowdsourcing technology and predictive analytics can ensure that seniors are connected to receive help from friends, neighbors, family, and medical services at all times, says AI healthcare company Zanthion.

Read More >>

Skilled nursing facilities voice displeasure with Medicare Advantage plans

The study authors conducted 154 interviews with the stakeholders, who hailed from eight markets across the U.S.

Read More >>

Schools compete in Health Aging Innovation Challenge

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. 

Read More >>

Some baby boomers call for luxury CCRCs

Fountaingrove Lodge is a not a resort — it is a retirement community, part of a new breed of luxury supportive senior housing. 

Read More >>

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

The discovery promises to have an impact far beyond the niche field of melittology. 

Read More >>

Minnesota set to treat Alzheimer’s with marijuana in 2019

State adding disease to list eligible for treatment with cannabis, despite some reservations. 

Read More >>

CMS will up its weekend inspections of nursing homes

The CMS notified state survey agencies it will use payroll-based staffing data to identify facilities with reduced weekend staffing, and require the agencies to conduct at least 50% of off-hours surveys of those facilities on weekends, starting immediately. Read More >>

Beyond Survey: Creating a Culture of Staff Competency

As nurse leaders, we often take for granted that staff have the necessary skills and knowledge to adequately and safely care for the diverse needs of all our residents, especially new admissions. 

Read More >>

DC, Virginia long-term care costs steadily rising

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that a report shows the median annual cost of a private room in a nursing home went up nearly 7.7 percent to $102,200 from 2017 to 2018.

Read More >>

Investors keep buying into skilled nursing facilities

Investment in skilled nursing facilities hasn’t slowed down despite persistent dark clouds surrounding the industry’s outlook.

Read More >>