John Davy

Pharmaceutical Policy for the Aging World Population
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Demographic Influences, Health & Wellness, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News

A recent opinion piece in the New England Journal of Medicine discusses a European strategy for appropriate research, marketing, and authorization for geriatric medicines. The…

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Nursing Homes in Print News Media: Mostly Negative Coverage
, Culture Transformation, Long-term Care, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

There is a perception that the public has generally negative views of nursing homes (NHs), which is likely to be influenced by their portrayal in…

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The BRIGHTEN Program: An Electronic Networking Intervention Program for Interdisciplinary Geriatric Health Teams
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness

Thirty percent of older adults report depressive symptoms at primary care visits; however, many more may go undetected. Primary care physicians rarely have the time…

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Nursing Home Administrative Policy and Environment May Reduce Falls Risk
, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

A pilot study, recently presented in a report in the Journal of Clinical Nursing, provides useful initial findings for the use of nursing home (NH)…

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The State of Seniors Housing 2012
, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing

This research report on operational performance in seniors housing (collected in 2012 for performance results for the 12 months ending on 12/31/2011) includes data from…

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Hurricane Evacuation: Its Impact on Nursing Home Residents with Dementia
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing, Social/Environmental/Economic Determinants of Health

Natural disasters challenge any organization that must put evacuation plans in place to move those who are vulnerable. Recent research suggests that those with dementia…

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Long-term Care Awareness Study Reveals Americans’ Lack of Preparedness Related to Financing Long-Term Care
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Demographic Influences, Development & Financing, Financing, Long-term Care, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

Northwestern Mutual’s Long-Term Care Awareness Study suggests that many Americans have work to do in order to be financially prepared for the costs of their…

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Older Adults Increasingly Use Social Media: Pew Report
, Technology

A November report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project shows that older adults are a still-growing population of social media users, a finding…

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Confidence in 55+ Housing Market Continues to Climb: 2012 3rd Quarter Results Announced
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

Each quarter since its inception in 2008 the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) is used to measure builder confidence…

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Physical Activity Appears to Protect the Aging Brain
, Aging & Social Factors, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness

There is still limited evidence on ways to prevent cognitive decline in later life, which results from structural changes in the brain, the causes of…

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Deloitte Report: Gaps & Opportunities in Consumer Engagement with Health Technologies
, Technology

The Deloitte Center for Health Solutions released an issue brief based on a survey of US health care consumers. The survey, designed to be representative…

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Video Evidence of Falls in LTC: Loss of Balance, Tripping Cause More Falls than Slipping
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness, Long-term Care, Operations, Senior Housing, Technology

Falls are the leading cause of injury for older adults, and about half of older adults in long-term care (LTC) experience a fall in any…

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