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HOW TO SURVIVE BEING AN ALZHEIMER'S CAREGIVER
Friday, February 12
"As time passed my emotional state declined as fast as my loved one's dementia progressed. I want to share the events and situations that saved me with hope that they may help you as well." Huffington Post

EVERGREEN NURSING CENTER IN MODESTO SOLD TO LARGER COMPANY
Thursday, February 11
Longtime CAHF member Evergreen Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center was sold to Windsor Modesto Healthcare LLC, a part of a Southern California company with 38 nursing homes and convalescent facilities in California and Arizona.
The Modesto Bee

THE ROBOT REVOLUTION
Wednesday, February 10
With 8,000 Americans turning 65 each day, the nursing home profession may have to jump on board the robot craze in the not-so-distant future, but does anybody really want that? McKnight's

NATIONAL ANTIPSYCHOTIC USAGE DOWN NEARLY 30 PERCENT IN SNFs
Tuesday, February 9
While California's facilities are among the nation's leaders in antipsychotic reduction (34 percent, at last count), the nationwide effort has gained some traction as well, as it approaches 30 percent. AHCA

JUDGE HALTS END-OF-LIFE DECISION-MAKING FOR NURSING HOME PATIENTS
Monday, February 8
An Alameda County judge has ordered state health officials to stop allowing doctors at nursing homes to administer psychiatric drugs or make end-of-life decisions for patients the doctors consider mentally incompetent. SFGate

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