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Residents at Pine Point Center in Scarborough, ME, got the opportunity to be wild when recreation director Belinda Bantly set up a day of motorcycle rides earlier this month.

A new research model suggests that Alzheimer’s disease may be a result of autoimmune disease in the brain, rather than a disease of the brain as many have previously thought.

Patients with chronic heart failure who received collaborative home-based palliative care were more likely to die at home, rather than in a hospital, according to new research.

A new report identifies ways long-term care organizations can use a residential care model to improve health outcomes and healthy living in older adults.

Team develops behavioral test for early risk of Alzheimer’s … Study finds unhappiness accelerates aging …. Nightmares may predict increased dementia risk … Study examines treatment limitations at ICU admission among patients with and without COVID-19 … Drug found effective for slowing rheumatoid arthritis patients with lung disease

Federal requirements to be a qualified long-term care facility director of food and nutrition services are changing Saturday (Oct. 1) in order to ease training and staffing obstacles while keeping standards high, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

A $9.3 million judgment against a nurse staffing firm shows the ongoing challenges both workers and nursing homes face in finding reliable temporary staffing agencies.

Private equity involvement in the British long-term care sector is now experiencing complaints that echo those recently tossed around by some US lawmakers, officials and other stakeholders lately.

Evacuations begin in Tampa area, HHS declares PHE … CCRC CFOs pledge to expand through capital projects … Despite prohibition on mandatory arbitration, nursing homes still routinely include it in paperwork

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has eased its universal masking recommendation for nursing homes and hospitals, unless those healthcare institutions are in areas seeing high levels of COVID-19 transmission. The change is part of updated guidelines published by the CDC on Friday.

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