Honoring those who have served will soon take on a new meaning as a new generation of veterans enters the long-term care system. A new strategy is needed to care for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other war injuries who may also have dementia...
Resident blogger Kathy Mears watches how one resident’s changing health condition affects her family. That requires a lot of coordination for staff to communicate and keep everyone updated on an institutional level.
September 13, 2016 | Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
A meta-analysis of people with mostly mild to moderate asthma found that vitamin D supplements decreased the number of asthma attacks that required use of oral steroids and reduced the number of trips to the emergency department.
An analysis of embedded sensor data that measured gait speed and stride found that cumulative declines could predict a fall up to three weeks in advances, suggesting opportunities for proactive interventions.