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Scientists develop ability for computer avatars to detect dementia

September 19, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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This technique developed by a team from Osaka University and Nara Institute of Science and Technology involves learning characteristics of...

Tabula Rasa, Mediture work to improve NYC's managed long-term care

September 19, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Mediture is expanding services in a new market for TRHC with the Visiting Nurse Services of New York (VNSNY) managed long-term care (MLTC) plan in New York City.

Experts expect slow occupancy rates in skilled nursing facilities

September 18, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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“I think we’re probably at around the trough,” Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) chief investment officer Talya Nevo-Hacohen said during the Senior Housing News Summit in Los Angeles.

Nursing homes residents, staff face tough decision with hurricane

September 14, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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At Trinity Grove, a 100-bed skilled nursing facility in Wilmington, North Carolina, residents will be riding out Hurricane Florence — despite widespread evacuations triggered by the Category 3 storm, which could potentially deliver a historic blow to the...

New Jersey retirement community improves lives with smart technology

September 14, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The decision to incorporate progressive technology into an already robust wellness program is the result of an ongoing commitment to make physical health a priority of community life.

Tryko Partners LLC picks up New Providence SNF

September 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Tryko Partners LLC has acquired 106-bed ManorCare Health Services-New Providence, adding it to its New Jersey skilled nursing portfolio, it announced Tuesday.

Skilled nursing occupancy hits new record low

September 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Back in March, NIC reported a record-low occupancy figure of 81.6% for the first quarter of 2018; the data generally cannot be compared release to release due to changes in the exact groupings of facilities that submit data to NIC.

Five Connecticut nursing homes fined, cited for residents' safety

September 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The state Department of Public Health (DPH) fined Amberwoods of Farmington $9,060 following an incident in which a resident threatened to slit another resident’s throat with a butter knife.

Some doctors push notion that Alzheimer's could be infectious

September 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Dr. Leslie Norins is willing to hand over $1 million of his own money to anyone who can clarify something: Is Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia worldwide, caused by a germ?

Government-funded long-term care bill makes progress in House of Representatives

September 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The House Ways and Means Committee has endorsed H.R. 6561, a bill that could help private companies use government money to provide long-term care for people who are still living at home.

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