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USE OF TECHNOLOGY HELPS SENIORS STAY YOUNG - Wednesday, Sept. 2
Familiarity with cell phones and computers have helped aging Boomer's fight cognitive decline. McKnight's Long-Term Care News

TOP SPOTS MISSED WHEN HEALTHCARE WORKERS USE HAND SANITIZER - 
Monday, August 31
More than half of healthcare workers commonly miss parts of their hands when applying hand sanitizer, a new study has found. McKnight’s

PILATES LINKED TO BETTER BALANCE IN OLDER WOMEN WITH BACK PAIN - Monday, August 31
Pilates may offer a solution for women aged 65 and older with lower back pain, a Spanish study suggests. Reuters

YELP ADDS HOSPITALS WAIT TIMES AND NURSING HOMES DATA TO ITS REVIEWS - Friday, August 28
In conjunction with the investigative organization ProPublica, consumers can now read reviews and obtain inspection information about skilled nursing homes. Huffington Post

GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE TO INVESTIGATE FIVE-STAR RATING SYSTEM - Friday, August 28
The GAO has been directed by lawmakers to verify the reliability of the program. McKnight's Long-Term Care News

STATES EMBARK ON INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS TO DEAL WITH AGING IN PRISON - Thursday, August 27
Younger inmates in some California prisons are getting paid to help elderly inmates who are struggling with health issues. Kaiser Health News

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