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The Many Benefits of Strategic Rounds

May 11, 2018  |  Amy Stewart, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT
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By following the practical approaches to rounding described in this article, you can maximize what you learn about care delivery and achieve the greatest results. 

Adding the Personal Touch to Memory Care: A Conversation with PointClickCare’s Travis Palmquist and Murry Mercier

October 30, 2017  | 
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The majority of long term care communities highlight the importance of personalization to providing the best quality care to residents. And no wonder—research shows that knowing the needs of residents can better help to develop and implement successful care...

Florida Department of Health awards $4.8 million in grants for Alzheimer's research

December 19, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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More than 540,000 Floridians are living with Alzheimer’s Disease, and health officials say that's expected to increase by more than 30 percent in the next few years.

Top 2019 trends for skilled nursing

December 18, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Based on Skilled Nursing News's last year of in-depth reporting and conversations with some of the industry’s top executives, here are six major trends we expect to see as the calendar changes to 2019.

Research points to saliva test for Alzheimer's

December 18, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The number of Canadians with dementia is rising sharply, and it costs $10.6 billion per year to care for them, according to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Group uses baby dolls to comfort, aid Alzheimer's patients

December 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The plush baby dolls help seniors living with dementia remember the feeling of parenthood, the pair told CBS News. Videos from their visits show some elderly people crying when a baby doll is placed in their arms. 

Hospitals work to improve ER safety for seniors

December 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Nobody enjoys a trip to the ER. But it can be especially difficult — sometimes even dangerous — for the elderly. 

Schools compete in Health Aging Innovation Challenge

December 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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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. 

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

December 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The discovery promises to have an impact far beyond the niche field of melittology. 

Minnesota set to treat Alzheimer's with marijuana in 2019

December 4, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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State adding disease to list eligible for treatment with cannabis, despite some reservations. 

Hormone-targeting Alzheimer's trial ready to begin as final patient selected

November 27, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Final patient will complete trial in 4 months (3 months on treatment with a follow-up 1 month after treatment).

Recent animal trials predict ability to cut Alzheimer's, dementia in half

November 27, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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n the animal trials researchers said the experimental vaccine showed it could delay the effects of the degenerative brain disease.