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May 1, 2017
May 1, 2017
May 1, 2017

There is increasing evidence that in middle-aged and older persons, chronic diseases are associated with cognitive dysfunction.1 Both congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation have been strongly associated with cognitive decline.2,3 In this issue of the Journal, a meta-analysis found that mild cognitive impairment (MCI) was present in 35...

May 1, 2017

Pneumonia is a frequent condition in older people. Our aim was to examine the total healthcare cost related to pneumonia in nursing home (NH) residents over a 1-year follow-up period.

May 1, 2017

Caring for the Ages Editor in Chief Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, talks about technology that can help keep seniors safe and engaged.

May 1, 2017

A recent amendment proposed by Florida state Sen. Oscar Braynon would adjust Medicaid payments to nursing homes, as part of the Senate’s proposed payment system currently included in its budget proposal.

May 1, 2017

Community-dwelling individuals with Alzheimer’s disease who received benzodiazepines were more likely to develop pneumonia, according to results from a Finnish study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

May 1, 2017

AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has achieved the Gold GuideStar Nonprofit Profile participation level, a leading symbol of nonprofit transparency and accountability presented by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. Only some 5% of the 32,000 nonprofits listed in GuideStar have achieved...