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By 2060, an estimated 13.9 million Americans are expected to have Alzheimer’s disease, equaling nearly 3.3 percent of a projected population of 417 million people, the CDC says. That’s almost three times as many as were affected in 2014, 5... [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: LTC Administrator
Long-term acute-care hospitals can provide high-quality healthcare and exceptional outcomes, according to Lou Little, president of the National Association of Long Term Hospitals. It is vitally important that their role be understood and continued. [...]
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
Source: Modern Health Care
The long-term study included 123 adults with an average age of 60 when the study began. The findings showed that those who were very sleepy during the day had a nearly threefold increased risk of developing brain deposits of beta-amyloid,... [...]
Tue, Sep 11, 2018
Source: LTC Administrator
Year after year, nursing homes around the country have failed to prevent bedsores and other infections that can lead to sepsis, an investigation by Kaiser Health News and the Chicago Tribune has found. [...]
Thu, Sep 06, 2018
Source: Modern Health Care
Specifically, improvements in average thinking (“cognitive”) skills in the summer and fall were equivalent to nearly 5 years less in age-related declines in thinking ability, the investigators found. Source: NEW FEED [...]
Tue, Sep 04, 2018
Source: LTC Administrator