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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.
Four senior living executives weigh in on the threat of litigation and demands of helicopter children while providing a meaningful life for residents.
A 76-year-old resident faces charges over a fire in his bedroom at a Georgia personal care home.
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.
Two nursing home employees and the town’s police chief are among those killed.
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.