Ohio State Team Compiles New Searchable Database to Aid Alzheimer’s Research

A team from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine has created a new database in an effort to help researchers study Alzheimer’s disease. A study on the database, called ssREAD, was published in “Nature Communications” in June. It is freely searchable and contains 1,053 samples with 67 Alzheimer’s disease related […]

Covenant Living Names CEO With Plans for New Expansion, Evolution

Covenant Living Communities and Services has a new CEO in David Erickson. He’s already hit the ground running. Before taking the reins as president and CEO, Erickson worked as the Skokie, Illinois-based organization’s general counsel for 16 years. Erickson’s selection, announced June 4, comes following the retirement of former Covenant top leader Terri Cunliffe earlier […]

Transactions and Financings: Legend Increases Portfolio to 59; Walker & Dunlop Closes on Midwest Portfolio

Management Legend Senior Living increases portfolio to 59 Legend Senior Living announced it has assumed the management of four senior living communities in Florida, bringing its total portfolio up to 59. The communities were previously managed by Harbor Chase and have been renamed to The Gables. The new communities further expand Legend’s footprint within Tallahassee, […]

Movers and Shakers: Silver Birch Welcomes New CFO; Lawrence Healthcare Campus Names EVP

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Study Shows Older Adults With Alzheimer’s Face Financial Difficulties Even Before Diagnosis

Memory issues, confusion and personality changes are thought to be early symptoms of Alzheimer’s, but a new study shows financial decline in older adults can be another early indicator. Older adults who eventually were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s were 17.2% more likely to have fallen behind on mortgage payments, according to a new study from the […]