The following articles are designed to educate and inform the public of reports, research, news and public awareness efforts related to health and wellness. The more the public is aware of issues affecting elders, the better we can take action to make sure each elder has the quality care and quality life that they deserve.
Advocacy, Engage, Health and Wellness, Legislation, News, Policy in the States, Public Policy, Regulations
The New York State Assembly and Senate passed Assembly Bill 10707/Senate Bill 8110 on June 16. The measure will allow Advanced Home Health Aides (AHHA...
Facts and Figures, Falls Prevention, Health and Wellness, Managed Risk, Research
Seventy-year-old women are at a greater risk of falling compared to men, according to new research published in the Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Ter...
cheatsheet, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Medication Technology & Informatics, Research, Science and Technology, Technology Infrastructure, Wellness Program
Argentum is pleased to partner with Aging2.0 to conduct the 2016 Senior Care Innovation & Technology Use Survey to advance a greater understanding abo...
Active & Engaged Seniors, cheatsheet, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Senior Living Options, Wellness Program
Vermont reigns as the healthiest state for older adults, according to the 2016 Americaís Health Rankings Senior Report, followed by New Hampshire, Min...
cheatsheet, Family Caregiver, Family Relations, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Research, Resident and Family Services, Senior Living Options, Wellness Program
Total spending on healthcare for a family of four with employer-sponsored health insurance will rise to more than $25,000 in 2016, according to the Mi...
cheatsheet, Community Awareness and Education, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Memory Care Education
US Against Alzheimerís is urging advocates of finding a cure for Alzheimerís disease to tell the U.S. Postal Service that itís time to stamp out the a...
Accessiblity Issues, cheatsheet, Community Awareness and Education, Core Principles, Health and Wellness, Life Safety, Research
Hurricane season is here. After a disaster, itís common for families and individuals to feel stress and anxiety over their health and safety and this ...
CEO, cheatsheet, Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, End of Life, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Medicare, Research, Wellness Program
The new Medicare system for reimbursing providers outlined in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, or MACRA, may not adequately reward go...
CEO, cheatsheet, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Research, Wellness Program
Chronological age has almost no role in accounting for differences in older adultsí health and well-being, according to a new study out of the Univers...
Argentumís Memory Care Executive Peer Group with the support of MatrixCare has commissioned a new project to recognize innovations improving resident ...
Health and Wellness, Memory Care Education
The Alzheimerís Association is recognizing Argentum Board member and Welltower CEO and Director Tom DeRosa as its national honoree at the Brain Ball, ...
Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Reports
The Centers for Disease Control has released ďHealth, United States, 2015Ē with statistics on an enormous amount of health issues and categories throu...
Consumer Intelligence, End of Life, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Reports
Over the next 15 years, adopting healthy behaviors, developing better treatments and improving access to high quality care for chronic disease would r...
cheatsheet, Federal Agency Activity, Health and Wellness, Managed Risk, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education
The Dementia Friendly America program entered the national stage in July when it was announced at the 2015 White House Conference on Aging. DFA cre...
Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Medication Management
The majority of adults over 50 think prescription drugs are too expensive and most says itís important for politicians to support efforts to make thes...
Health and Wellness, Reports
Women live longer in areas with more green vegetation, shows new research from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
Accessiblity Issues, Disabilities, Federal Agency Activity, Health and Wellness, Legislation
The Older Americans Act Reauthorization is heading to President Obama for his signature after it has passed the House and Senate.
End of Life, Health and Wellness, Medication Management, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education
The Administration for Community Living has developed a three-part set of materials on medications and the aging brain, available by clicking on the B...
Career Resources, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness
With an average salary of $443,000 annually, orthopedists are the highest paid physician type, according to a new compensation report from Medscape, f...
ALFA Conference & Expo, Continuing Education, Disabilities, Engage, Health and Wellness, Professional Development
Led by Dr. Dilip V. Jeste, one of the preeminent thought leaders in the area of successful aging, this EDLI session shares recent research findings on...
Active & Engaged Seniors, Facts and Figures, Health and Wellness, Reports, Science and Technology
The U.S. market for active aging technology includes 85 million Americans, according to a new report from the Consumer Technology Association and its ...
Consumer Intelligence, End of Life, Health and Wellness, Reports
The increasing burden of chronic disease is the single most important threat to the health of American families and a drain on the U.S. economy, accor...
The National Center on Elder Abuse has released a brief focusing on information and research findings related to the mistreatment of African American ...
Falls Prevention, Health and Wellness, Managed Risk
The U.S. Administration on Aging is planning on offering up to eight two-year grants for evidence-based falls prevention programs.
Health and Wellness, Managed Risk
Three million Americans receive care in U.S. nursing homes and skilled nursing communities each year and nearly 1 million reside in assisted living co...
Exercise has been touted for its many health benefits, but a new study shows it can also help prevent or slow Alzheimerís disease.
In a review of multiple studies on financial abuse conducted in countries around the world, ďit appears that financial abuse is either the most or sec...
Ninety-four percent of older adults in the United States have age-related damage to at least one sense, with the most prevalent loss related to a sens...
CEO, cheatsheet, Health and Wellness, Membership, Memory Care Best Practices and Research, Memory Care Education
One of Argentumís key imperatives is to more deeply understand best practices in memory care. To help meet that goal, Argentum has launched an initiat...