Body Mass Index
Nursing homes can assess nutritional status by measuring residents' calves rather than body mass index, researchers findMay 27, 2014
Nursing home caregivers can get a good idea of residents' nutritional status by measuring their calves rather than calculating their body mass index with height and weight, according to recently published research findings.
A particular type of memory training combined with a Montessori-based approach to daily living can decrease depression in dementia patients by improving their eating habits, according to a recent study.
The exclusion of nursing home residents should cast serious doubt on studies showing a positive relationship between obesity and lifespan, according to a new report.