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Common meds linked to dementia risk

A higher use of anticholinergic medications has been linked to an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.

EHOB to provide bedside pressure mapping system

EHOB to provide bedside pressure mapping system

EHOB has reached a distribution agreement with Wellsense and will become a provider of the latter's M.A.P™ Continuous Bedside Pressure Mapping System.

Daylight Medical debuts device for disinfection

Daylight Medical debuts device for disinfection

Daylight Medical has announced the addition of a new model to its mobile handheld device disinfection product line called the SKY 7Xi.

Libman promotes disinfecting products

Libman promotes disinfecting products

The Libman Company offers antibacterial and other disinfecting items for providers fighting cold and flu season.

PointClickCare employees earn CEAL designation

A dozen employees at PointClickCare have earned the Certification for Assisted Living Administrators (CEAL) designation. CEAL is a national certification program designed to enhance the capabilities of assisted living administrators.

RRC Lapeer Home Choice LLC partners with NexCare

RRC Lapeer Home Choice LLC and NexCare Health System will offer on-site dialysis services to residents in NexCare Centers.

CaerVision Global buys Vitall Inc.

CaerVision Global Inc. has completed the acquisition of Vitall Inc.

Drive Medical acquires SOS

Drive Medical Limited has bought Specialised Orthotic Services Ltd. (SOS), a manufacturer and distributor of specialized seating and mobility products, effective January 23, 2015. Drive Medical Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drive Medical.

Omega Communities acquires Florida site

Omega Communities, a senior living developer, has bought a nine-acre site in Fort Myers, FL, for its next senior housing residences.

Several SNF loans announced

Capital Lending and Mortgage Group, Capital Finance and Capital Funding announced loans for several skilled nursing facilities that closed in December.

Vendor News

CompanyBriefs for January 2015

» LifeShare Technologies released LifeShare Family, a mobile app connecting seniors with their families and caregivers. LifeShare Family allows seniors and families to share mobile pictures and send messages, as well as see menus and activities and for family members to set appointments. The app is available through Google Play and the Apple App store.

Hallmark partners with LTC collaborative

The Advancing Excellence in Long-Term Care Collaborative has partnered with Hallmark Business Connections for an employee recognition program called "You Make a Difference."

Omnicare and McKesson to extend drug distribution deal

Omnicare and McKesson to extend drug distribution deal

Omnicare Inc. and McKesson Corporation have decided to extend their agreement through 2019, which will include the sourcing and distribution of branded, specialty and generic pharmaceuticals.

CompanyBriefs for December 2014

» Bertelsmann said in October it is buying Relias Learning from its current owners, Vista Equity Partners and LLR Partners. Relias headquarters will remain in Cary, NC, and company representatives said they expect to continue to add to their 300-employee base.

On the Move

Chedid moves to run nonprofit CCRC

Chedid moves to run nonprofit CCRC

Stephanie Chedid was announced as the president and CEO of United Lutheran Program for the Aging (Luther Manor) on January 20.

Flynn to oversee community relations in MA

Flynn to oversee community relations in MA

Carey Flynn was named the new director of community relations for All American Assisted Living's community in Raynham, MA in January.

Azbell to lead community relations at new community

Azbell to lead community relations at new community

Katherine Azbell, MSW, was named the new Director of Community Relations at The Ambassador of Scarsdale in January.

Hollister serves as MD at Sarah Moore

Hollister serves as MD at Sarah Moore

Jonathan Hollister, M.D., was named the medical director at Sarah Moore Community in Ohio in December.

Greenspring promotes Ngembus

Greenspring promotes Ngembus

Georgette Ngembus was named the new Director of Nursing at Greenspring, an Erickson Living retirement community in Springfield, VA, in December.