Just like last year, 2021 was dominated by the coronavirus. So also like 2020, it’s not surprising that COVID-19 popped up more than once as a topic of our most-read columns this year when we examined...
The long-term care staffing crisis is about more than job vacancies
Dec 16, 2021
The time is now for meaningful reform that improves the daily experiences of workers — and keeps long-term care safe for the seniors of the future.
Patients with migraine with aura have impaired postural responses
Dec 07, 2021
Overall, 46% of the falls in the previous 12 months were explained by the MCT and ADT sway area, the frequency of aura and the fear of falling.
When it comes to understanding slips, don’t fall for the myths, home care expert says
Sep 27, 2021
Many people dismiss falls as a normal part of aging. That couldn’t be further from the truth, according to Stephanie Wierzbicka, manager of strategic health programs at ComForCare, an Illinois-based...
Falls prevention in home health: How to make a difference for your business and patients
Sep 23, 2021
September is National Falls Prevention Month and an excellent opportunity for home-based healthcare professionals to examine their current falls prevention programs.
Home hazard removal program cuts rate of falls among elderly
Sep 03, 2021
Although the program did not reduce the hazard of falls, the authors say it nonetheless may be an important, cost-effective intervention.
July 21 webinar will share how communities are using AI to prevent fall-related ED visits
Jul 07, 2021
“Falls are not an inevitable part of aging and can be prevented,” according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In a July 21 McKnight’s Senior Living webinar, attendees will learn...
McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo kicks off at 10:30 a.m. ET; Registration still open
Jun 17, 2021
The virtual doors will open at 10:30 a.m. ET today for the fifth annual McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo. Attendees at the free online event will have the opportunity to earn up to three continuing...
Earn 3 CE tomorrow at McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo
Jun 16, 2021
Attendees of the fifth annual McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo tomorrow, Thursday, June 17, will have the opportunity to earn up to three continuing education credits while learning about workforce...
Learn more about falls prevention at the McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo on Thursday
Jun 14, 2021
A session titled “Understanding and reducing falls in senior living communities,” will conclude the fifth annual McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo on June 17. Additional sessions will cover electronic...