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Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Still Years Away

Boston Globe reports that the headlines last week touted the promise of a new blood test for Alzheimer’s disease — a simple, non-invasive way to detect the condition before symptoms occur. It measures levels of 10 lipids or fats circulating in the blood, and a study of 525 healthy seniors published in Nature Medicine found that it could predict within 90 percent accuracy whether the subjects would go on to develop memory loss or other symptoms five years later. The test could be a [...]

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U.S. News & World Report Releases Best Nursing Homes 2014

U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals and Best Children’s Hospitals, today released its Best Nursing Homes 2014, highlighting the top nursing homes in every state and nearly[...]

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Smooth Sailing–BayWoods of Annapolis

Smooth Sailing–BayWoods of Annapolis
Smooth Sailing By Christy Brudin A first ascent of a mountain with two kids in tow. Three days anchored off a reef after los­ing a mast. An epic sail across the Atlantic. Herb and Ruth Weiss[...]

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Puppy Love at Morningside House of Friendship

Puppy Love at Morningside House of Friendship
Alice Heiderman has always been a dog person. Throughout her life, she’s been the proud owner of many wonderful dogs. However, when she met Lily, the therapy dog at Morningside House of Friendship[...]

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Brookdale and Emeritus Merger Stock Update

Shares of Brentwood, TN-based Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) rose 1.5% to $30.55 on Feb 21 as the company signed a definitive agreement to acquire Seattle-based senior housing services company[...]

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CCRC Residents Sue Community for Financial Practices

Vi at Palo Alto residents filed a class action lawsuit in federal court Wednesday alleging the continuing care retirement center funneled $190 million in refundable entrance fees to its corporate[...]

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Baltimore Sun Reports Developers of Bel Air retirement community won’t change plans

Developers of a continuing care retirement community and surrounding single-family homes east of Bel Air changed their plans once, based on community opposition, but they do not plan to alter them[...]

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Will China’s Next Export Be It’s Aging Population?

Forbes reports that China's Number 1 social welfare home currently has a waiting list of over 10,000 people.  The article reports  that the China Aging Development Foundation, a fund administered by[...]

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Assisted Living in Mexico vs. USA

Bonnie Kassel, a Boston Globe corespondent shares her story of finding a home in Mexico for her mother. She writes that "The staff of five would cost the same as one person had in New York. And[...]

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