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AARP Foundation sues to stop nursing home evictions

November 17, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The organization is taking up its first court case on behalf of a woman with Alzheimer’s who was discharged from her nursing home without warning.

End-of-life planning—for caregivers

November 17, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News
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A new report finds fewer than half of surveyed hospice workers have advance directives. 

Calendar men and women

November 16, 2017  | 
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A Michigan retirement community is raising money and getting ready for the new year with a classic Hollywood twist.

Shopping for good

November 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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 A Virginia resale boutique pledged $125k toward a memory care retrofit at an area senior living facility.

Deer crashes into nursing home

November 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A deer visited a Bronx nursing home, causing panic for residents, staff and the deer.

Ready for anything

November 16, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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As the new CMS emergency planning regulations go into effect this month, a crisis-filled 2017 has already given many states multiple reasons to be ready for anything.

NADONA and Ocean Spray partner to target antibiotic stewardship

November 16, 2017  |  newswire
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The long-term care nursing organization and the juice company are teaming up on educational efforts to combat antibiotic resistance.

Healthcaresource acquires Vikus

November 16, 2017  |  PR Newswire
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The two companies will combine their talents in healthcare workforce management and senior care hiring solutions.

Senate passes bill to help locate people with Alzheimer’s

November 13, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Kevin and Avonte’s Law would renew and expand resources for family members, first responders to find missing loved ones who wander, including those with dementia. 

To vaccinate, or not to vaccinate

November 13, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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The decision of whether to get the influenza vaccine has added considerations and consequences for those who work and live in long-term care facilities. 

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