Author: Laurie Miller

CHICAGO, JULY 27, 2020 — Flu (influenza) and pneumonia vaccinations are associated with reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) 2020. Three research studies reported at AAIC 2020 suggest: At least one flu vaccination was associated...

CHICAGO, JULY 28, 2020 ​—​​A simple blood test for Alzheimer’s would be a great advance for individuals with ​—​ and at risk for ​—​ the disease, families, doctors and researchers. At the ​Alzheimer’s Association International Conference​®​​(AAIC®) 2020, scientists reported results of multiple studies on advances in...

Civil money penalty (CMP) is a monetary penalty the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) impose against facilities not in substantial compliance with one or more Medicare and Medicaid participation requirements for Long Term Care Facilities. A portion of CMPs collected from facilities are returned to the...

Respite is defined as a temporary break for family and individual caregivers and may include in-home care, companionship or outings. The Montana Lifespan Respite program provides a break for Montana families caring for their loved ones. The Montana Lifespan Respite program received $800,000 in grant funding...