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

Print Issue: August 05, 2015

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.

Music to their ears

Music to their ears

The renovation and expansion of a cramped facility brings residents more privacy and service options, and the operator a healthy cash flow

The pressure is on long-term care to help patients navigate their care stages.

Damaging hand-offs

With the stakes raised for more and more admissions — and departures — communication is critical for long-term care providers looking to partner with hospitals

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