Dementia/Alzheimer's

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Dementia / Alzheimer's

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More news for Tuesday, Oct. 8

Managing care of residents with dementia? There’s an app for that … 4 children searched for — and found — missing resident with dementia … Justice Department, AARP, Oak Ridge Boys launch elder fraud awareness campaign

Just keep singing: Music and dementia

Understanding the role that music can play in minimizing the effects of dementia can help families and caregivers seek out programs that enhance the quality of life of those they love who are living with dementia, scientists say.
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More news for Thursday, Sept. 12

Oct. 7 is deadline to comment on U.S. Preventive Services Task Force draft statement on cognitive screening … ‘Revolutionary’ $53 million grant to fund 40 pilots to improve direct Alzheimer’s care … Mediterranean diet linked to lower cognitive decline in U.S. seniors

Opportunities await beyond near-term challenges

Recent news is enough to cause any operator, developer or investor to reach for the aspirin. A look at data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, as well as discussions with experts from NIC and elsewhere, however, give hope.
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More news for Thursday, Sept. 5

Seniors with hearing aids less likely to confront dementia, depression and falls … Long-term care insurance groups want federal premium reform, campaign to raise product awareness … Tablet use improves mood for older adults with dementia, caregivers, study finds
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More news for Friday, Aug. 30

1 year later: An update on the Welltower-ProMedica partnership … New York Times opinion piece says assisted living is “how not to grow old in America” … Drinking coffee may ease tremors in men with Parkinson’s: study … Even starting exercise late in life can help delay age-related frailty … … Illinois Medicaid beneficiaries will have 40 new memory care options