Assisted Living Seen as Better for Hospice Care Than Nursing Homes

Hospice care administered in an assisted living community is seen as higher quality than hospice care offered in a nursing home—but not as good as home hospice care, according to a new Journal of the American Geriatrics Society study from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute. The study compared the quality of hospice […]

Self-Reporting Tool Found to Track Alzheimer’s Progression

A patient self-reporting tool for tracking symptoms of multiple chronic conditions, including dementia and Alzheimer’s, has been found to be both reliable and valid, according to a new Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Center for Aging Research study. Caregivers can also use this tool to report patient symptoms.  The patient self-reporting version of the Healthy Aging Brain […]