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5 Summer Scams That Target Seniors

Door-to-door scams heat up as the mercury rises. During warm spring and summer days, swindlers are more likely to make the rounds. Unfortunately, older adults are often the target of these types of scams.Experts say this is because scammers believe seniors are naïve...

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Electronic Visit Verification

Background: In mid-May, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new guidance on electronic visit verification (EVV), in accordance with section 12006(b) of the Cures Act. CMS released a bulletin of strategies and best practices, as well as an FAQ...

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The Hidden World of the Amazon

For much of Sebastião Salgado’s four-decade career, the renowned Brazilian photojournalist captured indelible images of human catastrophe – famine, poverty, genocide. The brutality he witnessed eventually pushed him to seek the other extreme: pockets of the planet...

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5 Questions Adult Children Ask About Senior Living

Every year at about this time, I talk to many families who have become concerned about the changes they have noticed in their loved ones. They may be shocked by a seemingly rapid decline or they may come to the sudden realization that the changes they have noticed...

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See Pussy Riot Invade Soccer Field During World Cup Final

Four members of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot invaded the field during the second half of the World Cup final in an effort to “stop illegal arrests” at rallies and “let all political prisoners free” in Russia. [embedded content] Fifty-one minutes into the...

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Mediware Adds Another Company

LENEXA, Kan.—Mediware Information Systems, Inc., announced that it has acquired Fazzi Associates, aiming to combine strengths for growth and greater capacity to help post-acute and community-based providers, and further the company's position in the home health and...

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From Motorboating to Mugshots: This Week in Stormy Daniels

It’s been quite the stormy week for Stephanie Clifford, better known as adult film star Stormy Daniels. On Wednesday night, Daniels was performing at Sirens Gentlemen’s Club in Columbus, Ohio, when she was arrested by vice officers and charged with three misdemeanor...

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Adnan Syed Case Stalled for at Least Another Year

It’s been two years since Serial subject Adnan Syed was granted a new trial, but his case will remain in limbo – and he’ll remain in prison – for another year. This week, Maryland’s highest court agreed to hear the State’s appeal, which seeks to reinstate Syed’s...

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