SeniorHomes.com Weekly Roundup

This Week in Senior Living News

Aging News:

Alzheimer’s research is at the forefront across the world. A new treatment, discussed by BBC News Health, shows promise of rapidly eliminating brain plagues in mice with the use of cancer drugs.

Senior Living News:

Every person 65 and older wants to take charge of their own health. A new venue, JustGotDiagnosed.com, has listed the top ten tips for taking control of your health in your senior years. Check out the full press release at PRWeb.

RS Fashion Corner has some fun and useful tips for senior citizen fitness.

Retirement

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Caregiver Stories and Advice:

Human Resource Executive talks about the need for employers and HR executives to be aware of the challenges caregivers faced and help employees cope with challenges.

Tech Roundup:

Seniors wanting to learn the World Wide Web can turn to Hello! Home Care for a cool new Facebook app that celebrates extraordinary senior stories.

Astound Technologies, LLC has introduced a new “virtual specialist” tool that enables caregivers and practitioners to seamlessly collaborate.

Operations and On the Political Beat:

Hospital re-branding happens every day. We always hear stories of major companies purchasing local acute care centers. But does this re-branding prove beneficial to patients? Some experts say re-branding doesn’t impact services offered. Check out MLive.com for the details.

What’s up with that pesky nursing home rating system? It’s been touted by experts as a great way for consumers to evaluate the quality of potential facilities, but recent reports indicate one negative rating is hard to shake. Mansfield News Journal has the story.

More on the hospital front: KY3 reports that many patient errors go unreported.

Things that make you say, “Huh?” and our favorite unexpected news of the week:

Will Baby Boomers turn the assisted living model on its head? SeniorHousingNews offers informative insight into why the current model may change in the coming years to meet the demands of this savvy population.

Lonely? Early retirement could be to blame! BBC News tells us why.

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