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Alzheimer’s drug may stop disease if used before symptoms develop, study suggests

About 50 percent of people who reach the age of 85 will develop Alzheimer's disease.  Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions.  There currently is no way to stop progression once diagnosed but recent studies show that researchers are trying to understand how the disease develops at the molecular level and try to stop the disease before it deve...
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J.D. Power Senior Living Community Certification to Help Consumers Identify Best-In-Class Customer Experience

The marketing data and analytics company, J.D. Power, announced it is launching the J.D. Power Senior Living Community Certification Program to recognize communities that provide an exceptional customer service experience.  The certification program will reflect the commitment and dedication of senior living communities to provide their customers with a residential experience that meets or exceeds...
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Google is mulling a new market for Nest smart home products: seniors

Nest, a division of Google that sells home automation products, is exploring new products to help seniors live independently for as long as possible. The company has been approaching senior living facilities and experts in the aging space with a pitch about incorporating Nest's devices. The company has many ideas, one that involves using its motion sensors to help people get to the bathroom in t...
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