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CONSIDER SENIORS WHEN CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS -Wednesday, Nov. 26
Some modifications may be in order to help elderly relatives enjoy the holidays. Yorktown Press

CALIFORNIA NURSING CENTERS IMPROVE QUALITY CARE -
Monday, Nov. 24
Fifteen skilled nursing centers in California have achieved all four national quality goals set by the American Health Care Association, and hundreds of others are participating in the quality improvement program. Press release

MILLIONS HAVE DIABETES AND DON’T REALIZE IT
– Monday, Nov. 24
More than 29 million American have diabetes, but a quarter of them don’t yet realize it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Washington Post

CARING FOR CAREGIVERS – Thursday, Nov. 20
Some 39 percent of adults serve as full- or part-time caregivers to a loved one struggling with a disease or disability, and the work can be exhausting and heartbreaking. Los Angeles Times

NEW ALZHEIMER'S TEST COULD DETECT DISEASE EARLY – Wednesday, Nov. 19
The latest Alzheimer's blood test is the most promising yet, as it appears to accurately predict the disease 10 years before a clinical diagnosis could be made, researchers announced. McKnight's Long-Term Care News

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