Dementia / Alzheimer's / Memory Care
Two former caregivers at a Michigan assisted living community are facing felony charges after a resident with dementia exited the building and froze to death.
Ryan: Healthcare bill must do more for older people ... Here's the prescription that Ben Carson needs to write for HUD ... End-of-life planning talks often fail to communicate goals ... Vitamin E, selenium supplements did not prevent dementia
Can a cognitive rehabilitation therapy from Japan alleviate symptoms such as apathy and depressed mood and improve quality of life and cognitive and physical functioning in older adults who have mild to moderate dementia? Nine senior living communities are helping researchers find out.
Senate advances Trump's Medicaid, Medicare pick ... Opinion: How the Republicans' Obamacare replacement puts Medicaid in jeopardy ... American Health Care Act passes through another House committee ... Appeals court wrestles with new joint-employer definition ... Medicaid block grants and federalism: Lessons from Canada ... Tooth loss linked to an increased risk of dementia
AHCA/NCAL says Seema Verma 'pragmatic leader we need at CMS' ... Alzheimer's $259 billion cost could break Medicare ... Head injuries can lead to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's ... Parkinson's decline slowed with extended MAO-B inhibitors ... Resident reportedly falls out window of assisted living community ... What Van Halen can teach us about the care of older adults
Mystery traders made millions illegally on Softbank-Fortress deal, SEC says ... Sensory room improves quality of life for those with dementia ... One man's quest to embrace his Alzheimer's disease ... Sens. Warren and Grassley: Over-the-counter hearing aids — the path forward
Sens. Collins, McCaskill urge Senate Banking Committee to consider Senior$afe Act of 2017 ... Alzheimer's drug prescribed "off-label" for mild cognitive impairment could pose risk for some ... Digital toolkit aims to prevent falls among the elderly ... Men with higher cognitive ability better at taking heart medication
Brookdale Senior Living employees, residents, family members and business partners raised more than $2 million for Alzheimer's disease in 2016, the third consecutive year they've generated more than $1 million in donations, according to the company.
Crash test dummies are being altered to match aging, heavier population ... Alzheimer's outlook far from bleak ... Seven couples renew vows at assisted living community for Valentine's Day
Senior living construction and renovation projects, especially in assisted living and memory care, are on the rise, whereas efforts to buy or sell existing properties have waned, according to the findings of a new survey by Lancaster Pollard released Tuesday.