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There's Still No Proven Way to Prevent Alzheimer's

December 19, 2017 by Ruth Folger Weiss

Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer’s Disease, Healthy Living Source: NEW FEED

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Good News From CMS!

November 28, 2017 by Miriam

CMS is providing an 18-month moratorium for specific Phase 2 requirements. On September 28, 2016, CMS revised the SNF and NF Requirements for Participation, which became effective on November 28, 2016, and have a three-part phase-in of implementation date over…

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NeuroBreak: Thumbs Down for Duchenne Drug; Fast-Track for Alzheimer's Drug

October 31, 2017 by Ruth Folger Weiss

(MedPage Today) — News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience Source: NEW FEED

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ALERT – IT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU!

October 25, 2017 by Miriam

Retirement Community Sued Over Inappropriate Resident Photos Posted to Facebook: A timely reminder of the utmost importance of enforcing the latest CMS regulations for social media. We are reminded today of the pain that misuse and abuse of social media…

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FACE THE FACEBOOK REALITY IN HEALTHCARE!

October 25, 2017 by Miriam

Be aware of the latest CMS regulations – and be vigilant! Per CMS regulations, taking, posting and sharing unauthorized images of Patients and Residents via social media (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Instagram, etc.) can constitute abuse in violation of the…

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RESOLVE: A New Initiative To Prevent Death From Heart Disease And Stroke

September 20, 2017 by Miriam

Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are joining forces with the ambitious goal of preventing 100 million deaths from heart disease and stroke – the leading causes of death in the world –…

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Leisure activities lower blood pressure in Alzheimer's caregivers

June 26, 2017 by Ruth Folger Weiss

Going for a walk outside, reading, listening to music — these and other enjoyable activities can reduce blood pressure for elderly caregivers of spouses with Alzheimer’s disease, suggests a study in… Source: NEW FEED

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Personalized music may help nursing home residents with dementia

May 12, 2017 by Ruth Folger Weiss

Across the country, nursing home employees and families are trying personalized music playlists to help seniors cope with the disorienting, anxious experience of living with Alzheimer’s disease and… Source: NEW FEED

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OPTIONS FOR SENIOR AMERICA WINS NATIONAL 2017 BEST OF IN-HOME CARE AWARD

February 14, 2017 by Ruth Folger Weiss

Options for Senior America is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2017 Best of In-Home Care Award winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America….

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Lost In Translation: Is Your Healthcare Facility Giving An Unhealthy Message?

November 28, 2016 by Miriam

The “global village” now being a thriving reality, the burgeoning use of the internet for business purposes means that companies are reaching out to specific segments of the population who rely on their mother tongue to gauge the level of…

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