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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
A broken Hoyer lift and shortage on lift pads means that SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears has to stay in bed for the foreseeable future.
European manufacturer Pressalit Care has devised a sink that can be raised or lowered after installation.
The rideshare company announced its latest partnership with startup company Circulation to expand non-emergency medical transportation options.
Look, Gramma—no batteries! This new wheelchair operates using pressurized air instead of heavy batteries and electronics and recharges in just 10 minutes.
Body Mass Index (BMI) alone isn’t a reliable factor on osteoarthritis quality of life, according to new data.
Ride-hailing companies are expanding their on-demand services to the long-term care market.
Researchers have found an underlying cause of age-related osteoporosis, which could help target efforts for new treatments.
Traveling from Point A to B is not as easy as getting in the car and going for blogger Kathleen Mears, who recently had a particularly harrowing drive.
Bathroom access is restricted for blogger Kathleen Mears, as her shared facility is the only one she can use because of mobility issues. That can result in an uncomfortable situation.
Researchers examine a new assessment test to determine a resident’s risk of age-related muscle and skeletal loss called sarcopenia.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares how having her antidepressant adjusted has impacted her quality of life for the worse.
Hoyer lifts may help staff feel more secure about resident transfers, but blogger Kathleen Mears feels more uncomfortable and less independent when she can’t stand on her own two feet.