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In this issue: The applications in wearables, virtual reality, wound care, resident transportation, infection control screening, robotic pet therapy and more.
An analysis of Nusing Home Compare shows cuts to Medicaid could harm the poorest residents and lowest-rated facilities that will have to do more with less. That could cost the government even more.
The LGBT Network plans to build a housing complex where seniors can be free to be themselves.
A new interdisciplinary minor will focus on healthcare at the intersection of medicine and healing.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears knows it’s important for nails to be trimmed, which is why she’s sought assistance from caregivers since Medicaid coverage isn’t often enough to her liking.
New research shows how lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors are stronger but also more vulnerable to health risks as they age, highlighting the importance of community and understanding.
A majority of people with diabetes don’t receive annual eye exams despite the fact that they are at an increased risk of developing serious eye conditions, according to new research.
A retirement community owner will serve two days in jail and five years of probation for sexually abusing 12 current and former employees and residents.
New research suggests poverty and perceived hardship could lead to premature aging.
A new study found that improving self-perceptions related to efficacy and aging in older adults can reduce signs of depression in older adults.
Honoring those who have served soon will take on a new meaning as a new generation of veterans enters the long-term care system and nursing homes become a battleground for post-traumatic stress and dementia.
New research on how Parkinson’s disease affects brain activity could help measure the effectiveness of future clinical trials and offer insight into new treatments.