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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.
Robotic pets are putting a high-tech spin on the calming power of cuddles--and senior care providers are buying.
The technology developer is bringing its smart socks and other safety technology to Genesis's rehabilitation setting for fall detection and therapy.
Putting your best foot forward can be a challenge with stiff foot and leg muscles, blogger Kathleen Mears explains.
The senior care chain has reshaped its footprint in wellness services for health maintenance and rehabilitation therapy.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears watches as one resident transforms after she gets a fork in her hand and starts feeding herself.
After some missteps, the nurse manager told resident blogger Kathleen Mears she can once again stand to transfer.
Seniors can jeopardize their health when they refuse home health services after being discharged from the hospital.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares how having her antidepressant adjusted has impacted her quality of life for the worse.
Researchers examine the likelihood of falling when people with dementia use a cane or walker.
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.
Physical therapists must balance high-tech tools with acquired tricks of the trade to help patients get better, and stay better.
New findings suggest that the more people at the rehabilitation table, the more seniors with chronic pain benefit.