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Government efforts aim to protect older adults from scams

Several bills under consideration in Congress aim to protect older adults and others from robocalls, the second-most reported complaint to the Senate Special Aging Committee’s Fraud Hotline last year, committee members said Wednesday during a hearing on the topic.

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Federal law complicates medical cannabis use in assisted living communities … As seniors go into twilight years, some of them privately mull ‘rational suicide’

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Technology that detects falls helps reduce ED visits by 80%, study finds

An artificial intelligence-enabled camera system helped senior living communities reduce visits from emergency medical teams by 75% and visits to emergency departments by 80% by detecting falls among residents living with dementia, according to the results of a pilot study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Managed Care.

Get tips to maximize efficiency in your senior living community July 25

Mark Schoedel, vice president of Lutheran Senior Services, and Rachel Koroknay, senior implementation specialist for Dude Solutions, will discuss how embracing technology and gathering data enable efficiency in five key areas of senior living operations on July 25 in a free webinar.

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People in the news, July 16

Appointments at Age-friendly NYC Commission, American Health Partners, Avenir Healthcare Group, Brooksby Village, Cadence Millbrae, Chicago Pacific Founders, Christian City, GlynnDevins, Grace Ridge, Juniper Communities, Kahler Slater, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Lutheran Services in America, MatrixCare, Oak Crest, Sun Health, The New Jewish Home, The Springs Living, The Weitz Co., Walker & Dunlop, Waltonwood Cary Parkway and The Watermark at Vistawilla.

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PharMerica buys PropacPayless

Louisville, KY-based Pharmerica has acquired PropacPayless, an independent senior living and long-term care pharmacy based in Vancouver, WA, from Moda Health.

MyndVR introduces stand-alone headsets

MyndVR has launched MyndVR 2.0, introducing HTC’s VIVE X’s stand-alone Focus headsets in an effort to provide easy-to-use, all-in-one immersive experiences for senior living residents, activities professionals and caregivers.

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Eating well, aging better

Residents at Parkway Place in Houston are going back to school early at “Wellness University.” Learn more, and find out how to submit your photos!

100 years young

The secret to passing the 100-year milestone is simple, according to six centenarians at United Hebrew of New Rochelle in New York. Learn more, and find out how to submit your photos!

Taking pride in LGBT-friendly communities

Watermark Retirement Communities said is the first nationwide senior living company to pursue the top-level SAGE Platinum credentials for all 58 of its communities. Learn more, and find out how to submit your photos!

Walking, dancing for a purpose

Instead of welcoming summer by heading to the beach or lounging by the pool, residents of two different senior living organizations spent the longest day of the year in more meaningful ways. Learn more, and find out how to submit your photos!