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Leaders of Tomorrow Award winners, new therapy codes, the battle against HAIs and more.
New research shows how lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors are stronger but also more vulnerable to health risks as they age, highlighting the importance of community and understanding.
Ecore flooring is expanding its research project to see if flooring can reduce falls risk in healthcare environments.
Electronic Health Record information management tops the list of this year's key patient safety issues across all healthcare sectors, but assisted living and skilled nursing facilities are directly involved in three other items on the list.
Joerns Healthcare has released a new and improved version of its Hoyer lift for bariatric residents.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears manages her money with a close eye to keep track of her own spending and to make sure someone isn’t spending her money.
A nursing home employee was fired and faces criminal charges for a sexually provocative dance directed at a resident with dementia.
It wasn’t a bump in the night, but resident blogger Kathleen Mears explains how scary it was waiting for her aides to come in one morning.
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is pairing geriatricians and geriatrics-trained clinicians with orthopedic surgeons to improve outcomes for seniors with hip fractures.
Nursing home staff and law enforcement put training into practice and followed procedures after a man entered the secured facility and threatened violence.
Delirium in long-term care settings is subtle, deadly and more prevalent than caregivers think, according to new findings.
State investigations on two resident deaths highlight the importance of proper procedures and intervention documentation.
While there's no silver bullet to prevent falls, several strategies can reduce the risks, says a rehabilitation services provider.