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Considering TV-watching an activity could be dangerous to your residents’ health.
Nurses are often the targets of physical or verbal abuse from residents and families.
Next season’s flu vaccination is being tweaked for broader protection due to last year’s inconsistent coverage of influenza strains, U.S. health officials announced.
A new report by the Alzheimer’s Association asserts that fewer than half of Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers ever learn of their diagnosis from a physician, and those who do typically...
Reports of excessive antipsychotics’ use in nursing homes have circulated for years.
Residents in senior living settings experienced multiple cognitive and emotional benefits from being trained in how to use social media, according to findings from a “landmark” study in the...
Moderate alcohol consumption might help people over the age of 60 preserve cognition, according to recently published findings in the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias.
Mental healthcare providers for the elderly expressed anger over an apparent snub of seniors’ mental health services in a proposed new federal behavioral health plan.
Elder abuse is inflicted upon many of the more than 2 million Americans in long-term care settings, and more oversight is needed, according to a government report published Wednesday.
Seniors are completing advance directives in record numbers, but this is not having the expected effect of shifting people from hospitals to hospices in their last days.