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Care providers need to offer residents with dementia meaningful roles in creating their own care plans, experts advised Monday at the Pioneer Network Conference in Rosemont, IL.
Most people with dementia and their caregivers would rather have funding go toward resources in short-term and long-term care settings rather than research for a cure, a new survey has found.
Regular smokers who experience migraines have an increased risk of stroke, according to study results published in Neurology.
1 in 5 U.S. adults live with a disability, CDC says ... Rhode Island and CMS team for new dual-eligibles project ... CMS tool addresses needs of LGBT residents
A U.S. district court has dismissed a lawsuit aimed at overturning a National Labor Relations Board rule that could speed up union elections.
Employees of a New York nursing home, including its owner and a nursing home administrator, appeared in court last week on allegations that they covered up resident abuse and neglect.
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From the September 2014 issue of Renal & Urology News: Data suggest that clinicians often fail to communicate adequately with patients to select individualized therapy. Along with the prevalence of overactive bladder (OAB) and the frequent failure of initial therapy, this points to the need for urology specialists to heighten their diagnostic acuity for idiopathic and neurogenic OAB and its comorbidities, and to strengthen their ability to communicate with patients to individualize treatment, improving efficacy, safety, and adherence. This article includes examples of actual patient-clinician videos and excerpts of faculty discussions.