Category Archives for Alzheimers/Dementia

ALERT – IT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU!

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 … Continue reading

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FACE THE FACEBOOK REALITY IN HEALTHCARE!

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 … Continue reading

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350 Million Dollars Worth of Hope!

June, the month dedicated to Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness is over, and this year it seems to have brought with it … hope! Hope stemming from new research findings as well as from newly allocated resources to fund further research. … Continue reading

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Brainy Technology: Advances That Revolutionize Health

Dedicated to raise awareness and support individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness month. These weeks of heightened awareness about brain health, underscore the importance of early detection – and technology appears … Continue reading

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American, Senior Citizens … and Feeling Better!

The third edition of the United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report was recently published, showing that older Americans’ health is improving. The Report indicates positive trends nationwide for senior health, especially for measures that look at whether seniors … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Aging

As networking professionals in the health care and long term care industry, LTCAdministrator.com has also become a valuable resource for the aging population. We deal with various types of health care models including home health care, short-term rehabilitation, long term … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Need for Dementia Screening

According to a recent review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), the benefits of screening tests for cognitive impairment are unproven. The effects of clinical intervention to improve cognitive functioning have often been found to be insignificant or … Continue reading

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Silent Brain Change Seen in Individuals With Alzheimer’s in the Family

If you have a parent or sibling with Alzheimer’s, new research has discovered that you are more liable to exhibit brain changes associated with the disorder even before you have symptoms of memory and thinking deterioration. With an estimated 5.2 … Continue reading

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Putting the Pieces Together

The 3 most common chronic conditions to plague seniors in assisted living are Alzheimer’s, high blood pressure and heart disease. While 82% of this highly vulnerable population suffers from at least one of these three, there is growing concern about the common … Continue reading

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Old Age or B12?

A mind blowing discovery recently printed in the New York Times by Jane E. Brody, indicates that a B12 deficiency can show similar symptoms to someone with Alzheimer’s. She shares an evocative story of Mrs. Katz, who was diagnosed with … Continue reading

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