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Get easy access to news and events related to Regency Place Nursing and Rehab Center, as well as a variety of articles about elder care and seniors in general. The press section contains press releases and announcements about our facility and community. The articles of interest section provides links to online articles and senior news on both the national and local levels.

6/10/2016 What is LaPOST?
  The Louisiana Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (LaPOST) document is a quality initiative of the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum, a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to reshaping health care in Louisiana.

Approved as Act 954 in the 2010 regular session of the State Legislature, LaPOST is an evidence-based model designed to improve end-of-life care for those with serious, advanced illnesses.

News Articles
5/30/2017 Vital Talks to Have Before an Aging Loved One is Admitted to the ER

By Dr. Jamie Coleman, Contributor | May 30, 2017, at 12:07 p.m.

Falls and accidents happen routinely. Planning ahead can prevent needless heartache.

3/8/2017 Scientists Identify First Sign Of Alzheimer's Disease

By: Dana Dovey

Memory loss and cognitive decline are commonly thought to be the earliest signs of the neurodegenerative disorder Alzheimer's, but a new study has found declines in glucose levels in the brain come even sooner — before the first symptoms appear. Even better? The same team also believes they have figured out a way to stop these levels from falling in the first place, a finding that could potentially prevent Alzheimer's.

11/9/2016 The Importance of Caring for Yourself While Caring for Someone With Alzheimer’s

A movie ticket stub, a piece of candy from Puerto Rico, a program from an opera and a photo taken at a New York Yankees game. These items, strewn across my desk, represent activities caregivers have participated in for themselves – while taking care of someone they love who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.


6/1/2016 What Nursing Home 'Memory Care' Means

Good facilities help residents with dementia stay safe, active and engaged.

By Lisa Esposito June 1, 2016, at 9:53 a.m

"Memory care" has a gentle ring to it, a sense of precious keepsakes highly valued and lovingly tended. In the realm of long-term care, memory care refers to specialized settings offering stepped-up services for people with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia. Demand is rising for this type of care – usually found within assisted living facilities and nursing homes – despite the premium cost. If you're thinking about memory care for a family member, here's what to consider.


Did you know that there is a big difference between heart attack and cardiac arrest? The major difference is that HEART ATTACK is a blood flow problem and CARDIAC ARREST is an electrical problem. Both conditions can be deadly, but they are caused by (and treated with) different things.


6/1/2016 10 Signs of Alzheimer's / Alzheimer’s Association

Memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging. It may be a symptom of Alzheimer's, a fatal brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. Every individual may experience one or more of these signs in different degrees. If you notice any of them, please see a doctor. Learn how Alzheimer's affects the brain and take the Brain Tour.

6/1/2016 Stroke Signs and Symptoms
  During a stroke, every minute counts! Fast treatment can reduce the brain damage that stroke can cause. By knowing the signs and symptoms of stroke, you can be prepared to take quick action and perhaps save a life—maybe even your own.



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