View Issues Archive
View Digital Edition
In this issue: The applications in wearables, virtual reality, wound care, resident transportation, infection control screening, robotic pet therapy and more.
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.
Researchers found increased recurrent falls can be attributed to foot pain and flat feet.
A ballroom dance troupe visits long-term care facilities to help seniors groove to—and remember—the beat.
Genentech will market the drug, which has been approved for both standard multiple sclerosis and the more aggressive form, Primary Progressive MS.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears tracks one resident’s health, a process that pains her to watch.
The California startup has its wheels in motion to transform non-medical transportation for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.