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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
Researchers have found an underlying cause of age-related osteoporosis, which could help target efforts for new treatments.
Researchers have found not allowing people to get a good night’s rest can actually improve signs of depression.
Congrats to Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Issaquah, Washington, winner of the inaugural OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care!
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising that older adults stick to the injection versions of the flu vaccine for the 2017-18 influenza season.
Progressive Care Inc. has delivered more than 3,000 prescriptions this week to ensure patients have medications during the storm.
An executive at the senior living provider shares what they’ve learned about emergency preparedness and what they’re doing before Hurricane Irma is expected to make landfall in Florida.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new antibacterial drug to treat complicated urinary tract infections.
Infection control takes on a new hue as some healthcare facilities are painting their problems away.
Speech language pathologists outline the advantages of instrumental evaluations to capture residents’ swallowing abilities for diagnosing dysphagia.
A new survey from CVS found 61 percent of Americans plan to get the flu shot this year, a slight increase from last year.
One facility shares how it is working to reduce pressure injuries for residents.
Doctors and patients are turning to new therapies to treat stubborn chronic wounds, but research is lacking on whether they are helping.