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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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Study: Hispanics Say They Are Unprepared to Care for Aging Family Members

September 7, 2016

Many older Hispanics expect to provide care for an aging family member or friend within the next five years, although few say they are prepared to do so, according to a new study from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

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NIH Seeks Additional $414M for Fiscal 2018 to Address Alzheimer’s

September 7, 2016

The National Institutes of Health has released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 outlining the optimal approach it would take to meet the research goals of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease, and asking for an additional $414 million

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IBM Survey: Dementia, Smart Homes and End-of-Life Discussions Are Consumer Priorities

September 7, 2016

At the 2016 South by Southwest Festival, visitors to the IBM Cognitive Studio were asked to respond to three questions. The results showed that out of more than 400 responses, 46.5 percent of respondents said loss of memory and dementia worried them the m

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Analysis: Health Care System Must Better Address High Need, High Cost Individuals

September 1, 2016

High-need adults, who are defined as having three or more chronic diseases and limitation in ability to care for themselves, account for a high proportion of health care spending and most are age 75 and older, according to new data analysis from the Commo

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CMS: ACOs Saved More Than $1B Since 2012

September 1, 2016

Accountable care organizations, or ACOs, have saved more than $1.29 billion since 2012, according to a statement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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HHS Seeks Input on Efforts to More Easily Transfer Consumer Health Records

September 1, 2016

The Health and Human Services Department is seeking public input on its efforts to make it easier for patients’ medical records to follow them through different health care systems.

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You’re Invited to the Willis Towers Watson Senior Living Conference

September 1, 2016

Willis Towers Watson, in partnership with Argentum, is hosting the annual Willis Towers Watson annual Senior Living Conference in Chicago, October 19-20.

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Registration Deadline Nears for Assisted Living Certification for Executive Directors

September 1, 2016

Applications for Assisted Living Executive Director certification and registration for the fall testing period for the certification examination are now open. Successful completion of the exam is one of the requirements for attaining certification through

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