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Gillette develops razor for "assisted shaving"

August 21, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The new razor’s shape and capabilities are specifically designed for caregivers to shave someone else.

Cleaning house

August 21, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Accumulating stuff is easy to do no matter the space, but decluttering is trickier for blogger Kathleen Mears as she needs help to sort through things. She thinks other residents could benefit from a good cleaning, too. 

Combating pressure injuries with innovative technology

August 15, 2017  |  Julie Thurn, RN, BSN

One facility shares how it is working to reduce pressure injuries for residents. 

Wound care treatments lack healing touch

August 14, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News

Doctors and patients are turning to new therapies to treat stubborn chronic wounds, but research is lacking on whether they are helping. 

A fresh perspective

August 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A British arts program is trying to change the public perception of dementia

Researcher explores new cause of Alzheimer’s

August 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A study of the naked mole rat has led a researcher to explore the connection between bone loss and Alzheimer’s pathology.

Learning to cope

August 14, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares how she has adjusted her expectations and outlook as an incomplete quadriplegic. 

The 2017 OPTIMA Award winner for Excellence in Memory Care

August 11, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors

I Advance Senior Care is proud to announce the winner of the inaugural OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care.

IASC launches new podcast series

August 11, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

I Advance Senior Care will offer candid conversations from thought leaders and experts in the field about their experiences, the changing industry and what keeps them up at night.

Dementia diagnosis affects outlook on life

August 7, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Penn Medicine researchers have found that a dementia diagnosis can cause people with the neurodegenerative disease to report lower self-assessments on their quality of life. 

Growing your own DON

August 7, 2017  |  Kathy Cavers, COO

Providers often hire a director of nursing with decades of experience, but one Wisconsin nursing home chose to cultivate its own homegrown talent for the position.

Clear skin is in

August 7, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Controlling breakouts is a trying ordeal to begin with but is more difficult for blogger Kathleen Mears because of nursing home restrictions on what she can put on her face.