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Learn About the Future of Aging at Argentum’s New Start-Up Pavilion

March 8, 2017

Emerging technologies are poised to disrupt the senior living market with an aim to enrich and enhance the quality of life and quality of care experienced by older adults. Many new innovations have the potential to transform the way health care and senior care is delivered, providing a win-win for the senior living business and industry consumers.…

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Meet Zack Rack: 2017 Start-Up Pavilion Exhibitor

March 6, 2017

Freedom Shelf Innovations, Inc. is debuting their carousel storage appliance, the Zack Rack, to the senior living marketplace at the 2017 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference. The Zack Rack aims to provide an accessibility solution for those who have physical limitations or who are simply seeking a more efficient storage system. Currently in the prototype phase,…

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Argentum Encourages Completion of the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers Survey

January 20, 2017

As of January 13, the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers (NSLTCP) has heard from 51% of the residential care communities that we invited to participate.  All directors of residential care communities that received a 2016 NSLTCP Residential Care Community Questionnaire are encouraged to submit and complete it by web or by mail by early February.…

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CMS Unveils Consumer Websites for Comparing Rehab Facilities, LTC Hospitals

December 22, 2016

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has unveiled two new websites for consumers that include information about the quality of inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term care hospitals.

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Older Kidney Transplant Patients At Risk of Developing Dementia

December 22, 2016

Older patients receiving kidney transplants are at a higher risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, partly due to the disease and the need for neurotoxic immunosuppressant drugs to prevent rejection of the transplanted organ, according to a r

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Senate Report Asks Congress to Rein In Prescription Drug Costs

December 21, 2016

A bipartisan Senate report calls on Congress to take action to prevent huge cost increases on well-established prescription medicines. The Senate Special Committee on Aging reported the results of a year-long investigation this week, saying that some drug

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7 Innovations Changing the Aging Experience

December 20, 2016

Entrepreneurs around the world are waking up to the emerging market of innovations designed to enhance and enrich the lives of seniors, although these innovations can benefit many people of all ages and abilities through their application. By 2050 in the United States alone, 83.7 million people will be 65 years old or older, according to…

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CMS Offers Guidance on HCBS Medicaid Beneficiaries Who Unsafely Wander

December 20, 2016

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a list of frequently asked questions and answers related to how home and community based services can meet regulatory requirements as they care for individuals who exhibit wandering behavior.

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Argentum Encourages Participation in National Study of Long-Term Care Providers

December 20, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics has launched the third wave of the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, a biennial national study of the major sectors of paid, regulated providers of long-term care services.

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Senate Approves 21st Century Cures Act

December 8, 2016

On December 7, the Senate voted 94-5 to approve the 21st Century Cures Act bill. The bill seeks to expedite the process of getting new drugs and medical devices to the marketplace and provides funding for biomedical research.

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Researchers Find Link Between Alzheimer’s and Heart Disease

December 6, 2016

Researchers found beta amyloid deposits, which are associated with Alzheimer’s disease, accumulated in cardiac tissue of people with Alzheimer’s.

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Health Care Executives See Staffing, Drug Costs as 2017 Challenges

December 6, 2016

Staffing shortages and rising prescription drug costs are two key challenges health care executives will face in 2017, according to a new survey.

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