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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.
The technology helps residents stand safely from a sitting position while helping caregivers avoid lifting injuries.
The technology developer is bringing its smart socks and other safety technology to Genesis's rehabilitation setting for fall detection and therapy.
Many surgery patients seem to have plenty of prescription pain pills left over after their recovery, and that’s a big problem, says a new JAMA study.
Researchers examine a new assessment test to determine a resident’s risk of age-related muscle and skeletal loss called sarcopenia.
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.
Physical therapists must balance high-tech tools with acquired tricks of the trade to help patients get better, and stay better.
New legislation will help family members who care for senior loved ones at home following hospital discharge.