Movers and Shakers: Emerald Communities Promotes CFO; Health Dimensions Group Appoints SVP 

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Researchers Use AI to Predict Alzheimer’s 7 Years Before Symptoms Appear

Researchers at the University of California San Francisco say they have found a new way to use artificial intelligence to spot indicators of Alzheimer’s up to seven years before symptoms appear. Researchers utilized a tool called Scalable Precision Medicine Oriented Knowledge Engine, or SPOKE, developed at UCSF “identify patterns and potential molecular targets for therapy.” […]

Survey Shows Low Satisfaction With New Alzheimer’s Drug Leqembi

Fewer than half of the neurologists surveyed in a new report are recommending Leqembi to patients. According to the new report from market research firm Spherix Global Insights, satisfaction in the drug is “relatively low” six months into its commercial launch, with an average satisfaction rate of the treatment 15% lower than “the typical rating […]

Sparrow Capital Partners Transitions Out of ‘Startup Mode’ With New President, Active Adult Growth

Sparrow Capital Partners is shifting it out of “start up mode” with a new leader in its management company and even greater growth planned in the active adult sector. That’s according to Brett Robinson, who joined the Austin, Texas-based company full-time as president of Sparrow Living at the start of the year. Originally working with […]

Transactions and Financings: Healthpeak, Physicians Realty Merger Approved; 5-Community Portfolio Changes Hands

Mergers Healthpeak Properties, Inc., Physicians Realty Trust approved to merge Healthpeak Properties, Inc. and Physicians Realty Trust announced on Feb. 21 that stockholders and shareholders for the respective companies have voted to approve a merger. According to a press release, the transaction is expected to close on March 1. The company will operate under the […]

How Garden Spot Used ‘Sonic Treatment’ to Improve Memory Care Operations

What an older adult with dementia hears throughout the night may help promote better sleep and bring about a variety of other wellness benefits. That’s according to the findings of a study conducted by Garden Spot Communities in collaboration with the Center for Health Design and Composure, an audio technology company dedicated to serving senior […]

Declining Skeletal Muscle Health May Be Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s

Declining skeletal muscle health might be an early indicator of Alzheimer’s disease. That’s according to researchers from Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, who have linked declining skeletal muscle health in Alzheimer’s with impaired peripheral nerve function. The study was conducted in collaboration with the University of Arkansas and funded by the National […]

Brookdale CEO: We’re Staying the Course in 2024 With ‘Ultimate Potential’ in Sight

Executives with Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) say the company has laid a foundation for growth – now, in 2024, the company’s challenge is building on those preparations. Looking to the year ahead, Brookdale President and CEO Cindy Baier said the company has an expectation to “stay the course.” “We made remarkable progress last year, […]

More Black, Hispanic Older Adults Likely Can’t Afford Senior Housing, Care By 2035

Millions of Black and Hispanic older adults will be unable to afford senior housing and healthcare services as they age within the next decade. That’s according to NORC at the University of Chicago, which on Feb. 15 released a new analysis to its “Forgotten Middle” study commissioned by The SCAN Foundation. The number of middle-income […]