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Access and utilize the ICAA library of scientific studies, reports and statistics to assist you with the development of your business case for wellness, program and community design and development, evidence-informed lifestyle choices and marketing strategies and approaches.

Tech Talk: CMS boosts telehealth coverage-7077

Tech Talk: CMS boosts telehealth coverage

On April 5, the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized new policies that increase Medicare Advantage plan choices and benefits, including the option to expand telehealth benefits.

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Industry development

Low scam awareness tied to cognitive impairment-7073

Low scam awareness tied to cognitive impairment

Low scam awareness in older people is associated with risk for developing mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease in the future, according to researchers from Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center in Chicago.

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Attitudes & perceptions

WHO drafts global digital health strategy-7070

WHO drafts global digital health strategy

The World Health Organization recently posted a global strategy on digital health "to promote healthy lives and wellbeing for everyone, everywhere, at all ages."

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Leadership

Family caregivers need formal training-7066

Family caregivers need formal training

Nearly 18 million family and other unpaid caregivers assist older Americans with complex care needs, and many report feeling unprepared and poorly supported in this role, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Trends

Poor diet biggest risk factor for death worldwide-7063

Poor diet biggest risk factor for death worldwide

One in five deaths globally -- equivalent to 11 million deaths -- is associated with poor diet, according to the World Health Organization's Global Burden of Disease study.

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Health promotion

Stats: 94% of grandparents help support grandchildren financially-7058

Stats: 94% of grandparents help support grandchildren financially

Ninety-four percent of grandparents provide financial support to their grandchild(ren), to the tune of an average of $2,562 annually.

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Attitudes & perceptions

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