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Seniors take fashion week by storm

September 21, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Trend-setters at Belmont Village in Illinois host a fundraiser in high fashion.

Senior housing operator adds special touch to dementia care

September 21, 2017  |  newswire
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This month, Pathway to Living opens the first senior housing community in the United States that offers Australia-based Spark of Life Philosophy, a treatment and support program for people with dementia.

A depression treatment that doesn’t require meds

September 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Researchers have found not allowing people to get a good night’s rest can actually improve signs of depression. 

Dementia medication interactions

September 19, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Medications designed to combat dementia symptoms often interact with other medications, creating a swirl of adverse drug events, says ASCP president Joseph Marek, RPh, CPG.

Transport troubles

September 18, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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Traveling from Point A to B is not as easy as getting in the car and going for blogger Kathleen Mears, who recently had a particularly harrowing drive. 

The 2017 OPTIMA Award in Memory Care

September 18, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors
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Congrats to Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Issaquah, Washington, winner of the inaugural OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care!

Fostering a sense of self in dementia care

September 17, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Dementia expert and author John Zeisel, PhD, discusses the “I’m Still Here” care model at the Memory Care Forum in San Diego.

An algorithm to determine Alzheimer’s disease

September 11, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Researchers have developed an algorithm to recognize early signs of dementia with impressive accuracy.

A pressing situation

September 11, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
blog

Bathroom access is restricted for blogger Kathleen Mears, as her shared facility is the only one she can use because of mobility issues. That can result in an uncomfortable situation.

Senate votes to increase dementia research in FY2018

September 11, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The Senate Appropriations Committee approved funding an additional $414 million for dementia and Alzheimer’s research in the coming fiscal year. 

South Florida pharmacy fills meds ahead of Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Progressive Care Inc. has delivered more than 3,000 prescriptions this week to ensure patients have medications during the storm. 

How Holiday Retirement is bracing for Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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An executive at the senior living provider shares what they’ve learned about emergency preparedness and what they’re doing before Hurricane Irma is expected to make landfall in Florida.