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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.

Troubled Buffalo nursing home to close, state says

November 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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incidents led the NYS Department of Health to strip operation of Emerald South from its previous owner.

Market leads providers to expect spike in insurance costs

November 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Liability insurance rates for senior living and long-term care (LTC) providers are expected to go up anywhere from 5% to 30% in 2019.

Long-term care organizations combat perception problem

November 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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88% of people who have actually been residents would recommend the experience compared with the people outside the walls of a nursing home.

Arizona sheriff's office plans dementia-related registry

November 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Sheriff Doug Schuster said he’d like to have such a registry started next spring. 

Baylor presents latest report on Alzheimer's

November 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Update to patients and caregivers featured two papers linking Alzheimer's and herpes viruses.

 

Weighing the cost: treating or ignoring hearing loss in seniors

November 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Having hearing loss and not knowing it might translate into higher medical bills and other health problems for many seniors, two new studies suggest.

 
 

The battle between ratings, reviews, and real people in nursing homes

November 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In a world where ratings and reviews help shape consumer choice, long-term care has a major perception problem.

Five-minute neck scan seems to detect dementia much earlier, research shows

November 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Researchers have shown that early dementia signs could be detected by a simple short scan of the individual’s neck. 

Non-profit nursing homes sales draw focus from NY Charities Bureau

November 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The state’s Charities Bureau this month released new guidance governing the sale of non-profit nursing homes to for-profit entities, citing concerns that the deals often fail to benefit vulnerable nursing home residents.

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