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When lifts break

January 4, 2018  |  Kathleen Mears
blog

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. 

Adjustable sink for sitting or standing

January 3, 2018  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

 European manufacturer Pressalit Care has devised a sink that can be raised or lowered after installation. 

Lyft expands healthcare offerings

December 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

The rideshare company announced its latest partnership with startup company Circulation to expand non-emergency medical transportation options. 

U. Pitt, HERL develop waterproof, battery-free wheelchair

December 4, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

Look, Gramma—no batteries! This new wheelchair operates using pressurized air instead of heavy batteries and electronics and recharges in just 10 minutes.

Muscle mass, BMI and osteoarthritis

November 27, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

Body Mass Index (BMI) alone isn’t a reliable factor on osteoarthritis quality of life, according to new data.

Going places

October 10, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
article

Ride-hailing companies are expanding their on-demand services to the long-term care market.

Understanding bone loss

September 27, 2017  |  newswire
news

Researchers have found an underlying cause of age-related osteoporosis, which could help target efforts for new treatments. 

Transport troubles

September 18, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
blog

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. 

A pressing situation

September 11, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
blog

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.

Detecting muscle and bone loss

July 31, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

Researchers examine a new assessment test to determine a resident’s risk of age-related muscle and skeletal loss called sarcopenia.

A change in dosage

June 12, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
blog

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares how having her antidepressant adjusted has impacted her quality of life for the worse.

Getting a lift

May 22, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
blog

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. 

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