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Survey says: Chicago senior center participants give SeniorFITness high marks

As part of our focus on continually improving the service that we provide, Alliance Rehab distributes an annual experience survey to our SeniorFITness participants. This year, we're excited to report that we earned especially high marks from participants in programs administered by the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services at 55 senior centers across the city.

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Symbria Rx Services comments on CMS proposed rule for LTC communities

This past July, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a new rule that would revise the requirements of participation for LTC communities. The Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Reform of Requirements for Long-Term-Care Facilities rule represents a comprehensive revision, which proposes the addition of new requirements to improve patient safety and the quality of health care furnished through federal programs.

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DPP-4 inhibitors for type 2 diabetes may cause severe joint pain

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that the type 2 diabetes medicines sitagliptin, saxagliptin, linagliptin, and alogliptin may cause joint pain that can be severe and disabling. On August 28, the FDA announced that it has added a new warning and precaution about this risk to the labels of all medicines in this drug class, which is referred to as dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, including:

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