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Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, May 12

White House: Test all nursing home residents, staff for COVID-19 over next 2 weeks … Mental health a burden for healthcare workers during pandemic … New task force to develop guidance for reopening senior living and care communities … Alzheimer’s agitation drug shows efficacy in later-phase trial

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, March 24

CDC releases guidance on preventing spread of coronavirus in senior living communities … Healthcare workers report psychiatric symptoms amid pandemic … Patient organizations urge feds to ease limits on drugs for those with chronic conditions … CDC details medication options for COVID-19 patients

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, March 11

Suspected coronavirus leads to no-visitor policies at Nebraska senior living communities … Low blood pressure linked to higher mortality in elders, finds UK study … Pharmacists quietly panicking over looming respiratory drug shortage … Social service workers have positive impact on residents’ behavior, study finds …FDA approves first US OTC combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen

Christopher Rio

Rio named EVP at LaSalle Group

Christopher Rio has been named Executive Vice President — Management at the LaSalle Group. In this capacity, he will lead the company’s management division, Constant Care Family Management.

Leah Larson

Cleanliness is linked to care

With an estimated 70% of people who reach age 65 needing some form of long-term care service, senior living communities will find it increasingly important to learn about and develop solutions for the unique cleaning and sanitizing challenges, starting with residents’ rooms.

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