August 05, 2015 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: August 05, 2015

Diane Meier: Advance care planning restores power to patients.

Plan will push care planning

A Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposal to reimburse practitioners for discussing advance care planning drew praise of long-term care medical directors in July.

Mark Moore, REM Laundry Company Inc.

I couldn’t live without … TotalVue

Working from his REM Laundry office in Versailles, KY, Mark Moore manages his company’s contract laundry services for nursing homes all over the country through a new cloud-based monitoring and reporting tool.

Sabra gains 678 new beds

Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. purchased four Maryland transitional care facilities for $234 million, the company announced in late June.

Dementia risks were lowered through the use of a diabetes drug.

Diabetes drug cuts dementia

A frequently prescribed diabetes drug may reduce the risk of older adults developing dementia, researchers from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases found.

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