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Early intellectual stimulation may result in better cognition in older adults

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Life experiences with intellectual stimulation may have more impact than demographic influences on cognitive abilities in older adults, researchers find.

Avison Young negotiates sale of $14 million facility

Avison Young assisted American Senior Living LC with the sale of Sudley Manor House, a 78-bed assisted living and memory care unit located in Manassas, VA. American Senior Living is the original developer of the facility.

  Don't be so humble — it's Canada D'eh!

Don't be so humble — it's Canada D'eh!

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Here's what I've decided. Canada is the long-term care employee of the world.

Lost in a nursing home elevator — and lived to not talk about it

Lost in a nursing home elevator — and lived to not talk about it

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Here's one that slipped through the cracks, and I'm beating myself up about it. How did I miss the McKnight's story about Rosalie, the 87-year-old nursing home resident who was trapped in an elevator for more than a day before anyone realized she was missing? I must have been trapped in an elevator or something.

Facility procedures tightened after resident returning went undiscovered in elevator for more than a day

Officials continued investigations into how an 87-year-old resident of a government-run Mississauga, Ontario, nursing home was unaccounted for and trapped in the elevator for more than 24 hours during the Christmas holiday.

U.S. healthcare system lags behind other industrial countries for quality, access and efficiency

The U.S. may have won the first round of the World Cup, but it has come up short in another international contest—Best Healthcare System, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund.

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