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Going places

October 10, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Ride-hailing companies are expanding their on-demand services to the long-term care market.

Understanding bone loss

September 27, 2017  |  newswire
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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. 

Recurrent falls linked to foot pain, posture

May 17, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Researchers found increased recurrent falls can be attributed to foot pain and flat feet. 

Step in time

April 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A ballroom dance troupe visits long-term care facilities to help seniors groove to—and remember—the beat. 

First drug for aggressive MS gets FDA nod

March 31, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Genentech will market the drug, which has been approved for both standard multiple sclerosis and the more aggressive form, Primary Progressive MS.

Time to sit down

March 27, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears
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Resident blogger Kathleen Mears tracks one resident’s health, a process that pains her to watch. 

Veyo to double its transportation market in 2017

March 22, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The California startup has its wheels in motion to transform non-medical transportation for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.

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