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Cognitive Decline

Kerry Mills

Change the approach of dementia care

Professional care partners have the desire to see residents flourish using best care practices but lack the education. Once they begin to employ the new techniques, they are shocked to see how residents respond and how bad behaviors diminish.

Also in the news for September 12, 2014 . . .

AMDA to feds: Will assisted living be excluded from plan to reimburse chronic care services? … People with rare type AB blood have doubled risk of cognitive decline, researchers say … Grieving older people are more at risk for infections than younger people, research shows

New method for delirium

There’s a new method for measuring delirium severity in older adults from researchers at Harvard and Brown Universities and the University of Massachusetts.

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