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Dementia / Alzheimer's

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.

LTSS / HCBS / PACE

Personal care aides should be part of care team: study

Personal care aides should be included in the team-based programs through which home- and community-based services and care increasingly are delivered in assisted living communities and homes, but several factors are impeding their inclusion, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

CCRCs / Life Plan Communities

Dementia managers in CCRCs see healthy salary bump, according to new HCS report

Dementia managers in continuing care retirement communities saw relatively healthy average salary increases of 4.19%, with pay rising from $57,553 in 2018 to $59,964 in 2019, not including bonuses, according to the “Continuing Care Retirement Community Salary & Benefits Report 201-2020,” released Thursday. The national study is published by Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service in…

Argentum

NCAL

LeadingAge

NIC

5 insights from NIC’s Middle Market Investor Summit

Several panelists shared insights about current and potential efforts to meet middle-income older adults’ senior housing and care needs on Tuesday at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care event in New York City. Here are a few that caught our attention.
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