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Defining “Senior Care” and the Elder Care Challenges Society Must Face

As America’s population continues to age, there are many challenges that senior care providers and policymakers will need to address in the coming years.
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Types of “Care Facilities” in 2023 Includes Nursing Homes and More

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In the United States, it is estimated that 7 out of 10 seniors will require assisted living or long term care (LTC) at some point in their l...
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CDC Flu Season Guide for Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities

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Americans are spreading more than holiday cheer this winter as the flu and other respiratory viruses are increasing across the country.
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New Technology in Long Term Care

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Digital transformation in long term care (LTC) has moved from a buzz word to an industry imperative as the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated...
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Overmedication of America: Prescription Drug Use on the Rise

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Americans' use of prescription drugs has skyrocketed in the last decade as about 2 in 3 U.S. adults increasingly take advantage of the 20,00...
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Preventing Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs)

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Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are a frequent, and sometimes deadly, consequence of a modern healthcare system tasked with treating aging pat...
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What is Polypharmacy?

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With an estimated 6 in 10 Americans living with a chronic disease the risks of polypharmacy are an increasing threat, especially in older pa...
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6 in 10 American Adults Live With a Chronic Disease

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The growing number of Americans living with a chronic disease is putting a significant physical and financial strain on the U.S. healthcare ...
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Long-Term Care Trends Driving the Industry Over the Next Decade

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Long-term care trends in the United States are being driven by an aging population that is more than doubling in a 40-year span and a shrink...
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Cost-Effectiveness of Genetic Testing to Minimize Adverse Drug Reactions

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A recent case study of the Teachers Retirement System of Kentucky (TRSKY) found that pharmacogenomics not only reduced health care costs but...
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