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Better heart health tied to memory recall in older adults

Seniors who have better heart and lung health tend to have better memory recall and cognitive capabilities, according to a new study in the Journal of Gerontology.

Drive Medical introduces overbed table

Drive Medical introduces overbed table

Drive Medical released a new overbed table this month. The table has a plastic top and can be angled easily.

Face mask can protect caregivers, elderly

Face mask can protect caregivers, elderly

MyAirMask is a new type of face mask with attachable filters, making it an option for seniors or caregivers avoiding germs.

Jeron releases Exception Report

Jeron Electronic Systems Inc. has released a new Exception Report option in its Provider 790 Executive Information System Software.

New mattress coverlet system

New mattress coverlet system

Joerns RecoverCare has launched ClimateCare™, a mattress coverlet system.

MediLodge chooses Reliant Renal Care

Reliant Renal Care (RRC) Lapeer Home Choice LLC will be partnering with MediLodge Centers to offer on-site dialysis services.

Mobile MedSoft completes certification process

RNA Holdings, LLC, also known as Mobile MedSoft, has announced the successful completion of the PrescribersConnection Long Term Care 10.6P Certification process.

Lutheran Crossings chooses American DG Energy

American DG Energy Inc. announced an agreement to provide an On-Site Utility solution to Lutheran Crossings Enhanced Living in Moorestown, NJ.

Acquisition of 19 SNFs announced by Capital One Bank

Capital One Bank announced a $60 million secured term loan to acquire a portfolio of 19 skilled nursing facilities in Indiana and Iowa. The buyer was not identified.

GE Capital announces $500 million credit for Brookdale Senior Living

GE Capital's Healthcare Financial Services said it has helped arrange a $500 million credit facility for Brookdale Senior Living Inc. HFS is administrative agent and GE Capital Markets is sole lead arranger on the transaction.

Vendor News

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.

Groups give Ebola resources for nurses

The National League of Nursing has released videos, audio and webinars to address Ebola.

LED lights can make rooms feel expansive, suppliers say

LED lights can make rooms feel expansive, suppliers say

LED lighting solutions can be a good choice for long-term care facilities or others working in challenging spaces, supply-side experts have said recently.

CompanyBriefs for October 2014

» Healthsense Inc. raised $10 million from Mansa Capital. Mansa Capital Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer Ruben King-Shaw Jr. will join the Healthsense Board of Directors.

On the Move

Secondi joins SwimEx

Secondi joins SwimEx

Paul Secondi has joined the SwimEx Inc. sales team.

Espinoza joins PHI

Espinoza joins PHI

Robert Espinoza has joined PHI as its Vice President of Policy.

Currow joins Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Currow joins Dartmouth-Hitchcock

David Currow, B Med, MPH, FRACP, will be the new director of Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, starting in January 2015.

Quynn begins at BB&T

Quynn begins at BB&T

Russell Quynn has joined BB&T Capital Markets as its managing director.

Carsen named admin at Covenant Village

Carsen named admin at Covenant Village

Todd M. Carsen is the new healthcare administrator at Covenant Village of Golden Valley, a faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community operated by Covenant Retirement Communities.