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Resident blogger Kathleen Mears had an eye infection that required multiple doctor visits and medications, which can be a frustrating and trying for anyone but especially an incomplete quadriplegic.
A new report has found the use of cannabis has nearly tripled since 2000, but little research has been conducted to show reliable, representative information about usage and attitudes among older adults.
The national care chain designed the cross-departmental program specifically to support residents with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.
Respecting end-of-life wishes is the ultimate goal in a person-centered care environment. So, how can caregivers help residents have "the conversation" and understand their choices?
At least four Brookdale Charleston residents weren’t receiving their prescription medications.
Our Q&A with Jeff Stamps, CEO of Remedi, explores the future of LTC pharmacy and how pharmacy services can help SNFs comply with documentation and care planning.
Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is the bane of nursing homes, since it tends to return over and over again. British reserachers have found a drug that could stop the cycle in its tracks.
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is pairing geriatricians and geriatrics-trained clinicians with orthopedic surgeons to improve outcomes for seniors with hip fractures.
Researchers have found the proportion of deaths attributable to diabetes is three times higher than estimates based on death certificates.
Problems in vision records can cause headaches for both clinicians and patients, new study finds.
New research is another warning to older couch potatoes: A person’s biological clock is affected by a lot more than time.
A new startup is trying to move the healthcare experience forward beginning by re-examining primary care.