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ASA, senior care sites join Gillette's pilot of 'assisted shaving' razor

October 18, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Care sites in the United States and the United Kingdom will test the razor, billed as the world’s first razor designed for shaving someone else.

Oh, baby! Doll therapy gets real

October 12, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Artists create life-like dolls to awaken nurturing instincts in residents who participate in doll therapy.

Researchers study links between smell disorders and dementia

October 12, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The study is the latest attempt to develop better olfactory tests that might be used to detect early stages of neurodegeneration.

Fur-ever homes for man’s best friend

October 12, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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It’s a doggone heartwarming story of how pet companions can fight depression and reduce isolation.

Oregon expands electronic POLST for end-of-life care

October 10, 2017  |  KHN
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The state's electronic registry keeps people's end-of-life care wishes just a click a way for easy access in any emergency.

High-tech healing

October 9, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The latest in wound assessment technology has nurses tossing their rulers.

Creature comforts

October 9, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Robotic pets are putting a high-tech spin on the calming power of cuddles--and senior care providers are buying.

Telehealth: The future of senior living

October 9, 2017  |  Shawn Scott
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As the world gets more connected and the silver tsunami rises, technology can help senior living providers care for residents while helping them maintain their independence. 

Growing new life

October 9, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Eldergrow is bringing the outdoors inside and sowing joy and purpose for residents. 

Caregivers, appreciate yourselves

October 9, 2017  |  Debbie Bouknight, BS, AC-BC, ACC, CDP
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Caregivers need to reserve a bit of time in their busy days to appreciate a crucial senior care assetthemselves.

USPSTF drafts new recommendations for senior fall prevention

October 5, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The task force analyzed which preventive interventions were the best ways to reduce falls in those age 65 and older, and some of them are surprising.

Google Street View takes dementia on the road

October 4, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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One of Google’s most popular apps is being used to take people with dementia on a special bike ride down memory lane.