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Just How Many Candles on Your Birthday Cake? One Aging Researcher Says 115

October 13, 2016

People around the world are living longer than in any time in human history, but new research says we’ve hit the upper limits of longevity. Dr. Jan Vijg, an expert on aging with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, says humans will never get older tha

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New Research Could Explain Some Alzheimer’s Drug Trial Failures

October 4, 2016

Researchers estimate that up to 60 percent of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease also have Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Dementia.

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Alzheimer’s, Regulations, and Stakeholder Input Top of Mind at Argentum Policy Institute

September 28, 2016

The landscape of long term care policy is changing and senior living leaders would be well served to continue to lean in on the issues to shape the debates and steer the industry’s future, said panelists at Argentum’s Public Policy Institute on Capitol Hi

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Improv Theater Awakens New Expression for Residents and Staff

September 28, 2016

Scripted Improv is a federally funded clinical study on systematic non-pharmacological engagement treatment for people experiencing dementia.

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Report: Most People With Dementia Are Not Yet Diagnosed

September 28, 2016

According to the report, currently only half of those in high income countries and one in 10 or less in low and middle income countries have received a diagnosis.

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Senior Living Executive Releases Annual List of Industry’s Largest Providers

September 20, 2016

Senior Living Executive has released its annual list of the senior living industry’s largest providers, finding few shakeups in the top 10 with growth expected to continue for the next couple of years.

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Government Funds New Center on Law and Elder Rights

September 20, 2016

The Administration on Aging has announced the release of more than $1 million to the senior advocacy group Justice in Aging to create a new National Center on Law and Elder Rights, which will support efforts to protect the rights, financial security and i

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Proactive Strategies to Offset Wage Pressures

September 20, 2016

Compounding market forces continue to pressure human capital costs in senior living. Over 17 states have raised or are planning to raise their minimum wages. Retailers like Wal-Mart already have boosted their entry level pay. Add in growing demand to a co

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NIA Launches Third Phase of Alzheimer’s Initiative

September 15, 2016

The National Institute on Aging has launched the third phase of an initiative to better understand Alzheimer’s disease by identifying and validating biological markers, or biomarkers, that signal its onset and development.

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Study Identifies Health Care Providers Who Care for Those With Dementia

September 15, 2016

In 2012, more than 2.5 million Medicare beneficiaries had a dementia diagnosis, according to a new study published in JAMDA (Journal of American Medical Directors Association) examining which clinical specialties are currently taking care of older adults

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Strategies for Hiring Right Staff for Memory Care

September 15, 2016

Senior Living Executive magazine recently spoke with memory care and human resource experts in senior living about what they look for in excellent memory care staff.

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Call for Argentum 2017 Conference Sessions and Award Nominations

September 7, 2016

Argentum is now accepting conference session and speaker recommendations for the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference May 1-3 in Nashville, Tennessee. Argentum is also accepting nominations for the Heroes in your community, top leadership in your c

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