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  • Public Health Informatics Conference

    08/20/2018 Read more
    When: August 20, 2018 – August 23, 2018 all-day
    Where: Hilton Hotel, Atlanta, GA, USA

    2018 Public Health Informatics Conference The growing use of informatics to help public health scientists and researchers is leading to a need for healthcare professionals to understand how to best use this data. Tools to help you obtain data and…

  • Live Webinar: Anemia in the Elderly. Evaluation, Outcomes and Management

    08/22/2018 Read more
    When: August 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Where: 0500 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 210, Columbia, MD, 21075, Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044, USA

    ANEMIA IN THE ELDERLY: EVALUATION, OUTCOMES AND MANAGEMENT Presented By The Society For Post-Acute And Long Term Care Medicine Speaker: T.S. Dharmarajan, MD, MACP, AGSFDescription: Anemia is common in the elderly and largely under-recognized and inadequately managed. This presentation will offer…

  • AHCA Missouri Health Care Association 70th Annual Convention and Trade Show

    08/26/2018 Read more
    When: August 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – August 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
    Where: Branson, MO 65616, USA

    For more information and to register please visit: https://www.ahcancal.org/events/calendar

  • National Assisted Living Week

    09/09/2018 Read more
    When: September 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – September 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

    For more information please visit: https://www.ahcancal.org/events/calendar

  • AHCA Illinois Health Care Association 68th Annual Convention and Expo

    09/11/2018 Read more
    When: September 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – September 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
    Where: Peoria, IL, USA

    For more information please visit: https://www.ahcancal.org/events/calendar

  • AHCA Nebraska Health Care Association Fall Convention

    09/17/2018 Read more
    When: September 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – September 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
    Where: Lincoln, NE, USA

    For more information please visit: https://www.ahcancal.org/events/calendar

  • Alaska State Hospital & Nursing Home Association Annual Meeting and Conference

    09/25/2018 Read more
    When: September 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – September 27, 2018 @ 3:24 pm
    Where: Girdwood, Anchorage, AK, USA

    For more information please visit:  https://www.ahcancal.org/events/calendar

  • 2018 Annual VAMDA Conference: Excellence in Long Term Care

    09/29/2018 Read more
    When: September 29, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Where: HIlton – Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 3001 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, USA

    2018 Annual VAMDA Conference: Excellence in Long Term Care  Credit Type: CEUs for Nurses, CMD Clinical, CMD Management, CME For More information please visit the event website: https://abcdefghe.fr

  • Best Care Practices in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Continuum 2018

    10/11/2018 Read more
    When: October 11, 2018 – October 14, 2018 all-day
    Where: Disney's Grand Floridian Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 400 Executive Center Dr #208, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, USA

    Best Care Practices in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Continuum 2018 Credit Type: CEUs for Nurses, CMD Clinical, CMD Management, CME, Other For More information please visit the event’s Website: http://www.bestcarepractices.org/

  • AAHAM’S 2018 Annual National Institute

    10/17/2018 Read more
    When: October 17, 2018 – October 19, 2018 all-day
    Where: 5001 Coconut Rd, Bonita Springs, FL 34134, USA

    AAHAM’S 2018 Annual National Institute Is Taking Place This Year At The Hyatt Regency In Bonita Springs, Florida! The ANI is attended by nearly 500 National members and over 75 exhibitors. Each year, the members of AAHAM come together to…

  • More Alzheimer's Gene Links Found

    August 14, 2018 Read more

    The newly identified genes suggest that an inflammatory response and changes in the production of certain proteins contribute to brain deterioration in Alzheimer’s patients. Source: NEW FEED

  • Eight exercises for tennis elbow

    August 13, 2018 Read more

    Tennis elbow is a repetitive strain injury in the forearm. A person can usually treat it at home with rest and over-the-counter medication. Exercises that strengthen forearm muscles can also help ease the pain and prevent tennis elbow from reoccurring….

  • Study Links 3 Eye Diseases, Alzheimer's

    August 12, 2018 Read more

    Patients with age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma had a 40 to 50 percent greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease than those without the eye conditions, the authors of a new study report. Source: NEW FEED

  • Celebrate the RUSH Act

    August 1, 2018 Read more
  • Side effects of painkillers are worse in Alzheimer's

    July 27, 2018 Read more

    New studies conclude that individuals with Alzheimer’s are more sensitive to opioids. Researchers call for a review of how pain medication is given. Source: NEW FEED

  • New Drug Shows Promise Against Alzheimer's

    July 25, 2018 Read more

    A promising new drug appears to be especially good at sopping up toxic pieces of beta amyloid protein that stick together in the brain and form the clumps that are a key characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say. Source: NEW…

  • Could Pot-Linked Drug Help Alzheimer's Agitation?

    July 24, 2018 Read more

    Canadian researchers found that a form of synthetic THC – ingredient in pot that gets you high – significantly decreased agitation in a small group of Alzheimer’s patients, working even better than the drugs now used. Source: NEW FEED

  • The Right Lighting Can Calm Alzheimer's Patients

    July 24, 2018 Read more

    Changing the lighting in nursing homes to regulate residents’ sleep and wake cycles helped decrease sleep disturbance, depression and agitation in people with Alzheimer’s, the authors of a new study say. Source: NEW FEED

  • Alzheimer's Tests May Miss Women, Overdiagnose Men

    July 23, 2018 Read more

    The tests that doctors use to diagnose Alzheimer’s catch women later in the disease, a problem that may deny women early care, overdiagnose some men and skew research findings, according to a new study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International…

  • Also in the News for Wednesday, Jan. 3

    January 3, 2018 Read more

    Report: VA hospitals improving ratings by taking fewer complex patients … Medicaid pays patients’ acupuncture for pain management … Vitamin D, calcium supplements don’t prevent fractures in older adults Source: NEW FEED

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