Skin care

When lifts break

A broken Hoyer lift and shortage on lift pads means that SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears has to stay in bed for the foreseeable future. 

Read More >>

TENA upgrades to breathable materials

TENA's premium incontinence products, made by Essity, are getting a makepover in breathable materials for better skin health.

Read More >>

The cleanliness factor

SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears shares how personal hygiene affects her mood and sense of self. 

Read More >>

High-tech healing

The latest in wound assessment technology has nurses tossing their rulers.

Read More >>

A commanding presence

How do you care for someone who doesn’t think he needs—or wants—help?

Read More >>

Wound care treatments lack healing touch

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

Read More >>

Clear skin is in

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. 

Read More >>

Great lengths for short nails

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears knows it’s important for nails to be trimmed, which is why she’s sought assistance from caregivers since Medicaid coverage isn’t often enough to her liking.

Read More >>

SCA Group votes to split

The maker of TENA will split off its health and hygiene operations under the newly-formed company Essity. 

Read More >>

FDA approves antibody-based eczema drug

A new drug for serious eczema has been approved for the market, but wait till you see how much it costs.

Read More >>