Eye scan can detect signs of Alzheimer’s disease

Physics World (03/13/2019) – Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease remains a challenge, with no practical tools available for early detection or large-scale screening. Full story »

Population aging study reveals wide variations in how well or poorly people age

News Medical (03/11/2019) – At what age do you feel 65? A 30-year gap separates countries with the highest and lowest ages at which people experience the health problems of a 65-year-old, according to a new scientific study. Full story »

Nurses may need to shoulder documentation burdens under PDPM

Skilled Nursing News (03/10/2019) – Once the new Medicare payment model takes effect, frontline nurses may prove vital to securing the proper reimbursements for skilled nursing services. Full story »

Central City nursing home administrator arrested in sexual abuse investigation

Channel 14 News (03/09/2019) – Police have made a second arrested in connection with an ongoing sexual abuse investigation at a Central City nursing home. Full story »

Lawsuit claims Oregon nursing home neglected woman

The News Tribune (03/04/2019) – An Oregon woman claims that a nursing home's neglect caused her mother additional health problems and deprived the woman of prescription medication. Full story »

This man won’t go into a nursing home. He’ll spend his ‘golden age’ at the Holiday Inn

USA Today (02/26/2019) – Instead of dreading the day he has to move into a nursing home, one Texas man plans to live his "golden age" with thrifty style. Full story »

Photos of elderly woman face-down in pillow at OH nursing home sparks investigation

ABC News (02/24/2019) – A Canton family filed a complaint with a nursing home after finding their loved one face-down in a pillow, allegedly alone and neglected at Altercare Nobles Pond. Full story »

Nursing home employees indicted for involuntary manslaughter after patient’s death from bedsores

McKnight's (02/19/2019) – The Ohio attorney general has indicted seven former Columbus nursing facility workers on dozens of charges following a patient’s 2017 death from bedsores. Full story »

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