Pressure ulcers

Also known as bedsores or decubitus ulcers. Breakdown of the skin, to which older, bed-ridden individuals are especially susceptible. Treatment for them may include turning every two hours, special support surfaces and other measures.

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Feb. 14

Winter wish

Massachusetts

Brookdale Senior Living resident Eleanor "Ellie" Ross recently got to ski again thanks to a Brookdale partnership with two-time Olympic skier Jeremy Bloom.