Rehabilitation

Wearable rehabilitation technology awarded $1.6 million National Institute on Aging grant

APDM Wearable Technologies has been awarded a National Institute on Aging SBIR Phase II grant totaling $1.6 million to commercialize a real-time biofeedback system.

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Denver CCRC opens $3 million rehabilitation center

Christian Living Communities, a not-for-profit that owns and manages senior living services and communities in the metropolitan Denver area, added the Someren Glen Transitional Care Neighborhood early this month.

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The benefits of cognitive therapy

Cognitive therapy offers caregivers a tool to determine an individual’s cognitive and functional level, which can offer specific therapy recommendations that can keep the person active, social and involved. 

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Therapy cap survives via congressional inaction

Congress recessed for the final holiday of 2017 without addressing the current Medicare therapy cap exceptions process, set to expire on December 31. Without the exceptions process or an alternative, therapists will not be allowed to provide services above the therapy cap in 2018.

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Muscle mass, BMI and osteoarthritis

Body Mass Index (BMI) alone isn’t a reliable factor on osteoarthritis quality of life, according to new data.

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Creature comforts

Robotic pets are putting a high-tech spin on the calming power of cuddles--and senior care providers are buying.

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Genesis Rehab, Sensoria partner on smart wearables for seniors

The technology developer is bringing its smart socks and other safety technology to Genesis's rehabilitation setting for fall detection and therapy.

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A step forward

Putting your best foot forward can be a challenge with stiff foot and leg muscles, blogger Kathleen Mears explains.

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Five Star bets on wellness, rebrands rehab division

The senior care chain has reshaped its footprint in wellness services for health maintenance and rehabilitation therapy.

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An awakening

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears watches as one resident transforms after she gets a fork in her hand and starts feeding herself.

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