long term facilities

Study says Alzheimer’s cases are on the rise

"We don't know exactly why that's happening, but what we do know is that the same risk factors that puts someone at risk for developing Alzheimer are some of the same risk factors that put someone at risk for getting covid."

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) — New research for the state of North Dakota shows that the number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s has climbed during the pandemic. “For a long time the Alzheimer’s Association has known the staggering rates at which our community gets diagnosed with dementia,” Alzheimer’s Association Chief Strategy Officer, Mollie O’Brien said. As of last year since the…

ND Long-Term Care Facilities Move Into 2nd Phase Of Re-Opening

That will allow indoor visits between residents and family members.

NORTH DAKOTA – In a meeting with the Reuniting Residents and Families Task Force, North Dakota health officials say all but one facility has met the reopening criteria and it’s at least in phase one. The health department is helping 114 facilities progress into phase two. That will allow indoor visits between residents and family members. Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus-ND, Local…