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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.

Officials remind nursing home residents: we can bring the vote to you

October 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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“We do it every election,” said Jody O’Brien, one of Hancock County’s election directors.

Despite concerns, Senate pushes bill to ease home health services' homebound requirements

October 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The home health industry has won another victory in Washington, D.C., in its battle against certain parts of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and shift toward a more pre-acute care identity.

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.

Data highlights the benefit of free ride sharing programs for seniors

October 4, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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On-demand car services can drastically improve the health of senior citizens, according to new preliminary data.

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...

The delay in senior housing sales

October 2, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Investor interest in senior housing remains strong and will continue for the foreseeable future, but the marketing period for assets has grown longer. 

Rep. Sean Duffy introduces mandatory CNA training lockout to improve SNFs

October 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The CNA training lockout currently impacts more than half of all Skilled Nursing Facilities in Wisconsin, while in some states that number is much higher.

ProMedica's billion-plus debt offering aims to expand hospitals, facilities

October 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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ProMedica is one of the nation’s biggest integrated healthcare systems with 13 hospitals in two states, 900 physicians, a large health insurance arm and now — following the ManorCare acquisition — skilled nursing homes and senior-care operations in 30...

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