Older adults with cognitive impairment have a greatly elevated risk of experiencing a stroke, according to newly published research findings.
Men over 60 who self-report memory problems may be predicting later cognitive impairment, new research finds.
Large number of hospitalizations could be prevented for cognitively impaired residents on feeding tubes, researchers findMarch 25, 2014
Residents of long-term care facilities who are cognitively impaired and on feeding tubes have high numbers of potentially preventable emergency room visits and hospitalizations, according to newly published research findings.
When analyzing the relationship between soft-tissue injury and support surfaces for pressure ulcer treatment and prevention, caregivers must realize support surfaces deliver unwanted gradient pressure and/or shear mechanical stresses, resulting in soft tissue distortion.
Discharge to a skilled nursing facility lowers readmission rate for those with dementia, study findsNovember 20, 2013
People with dementia who are discharged from a hospital to a skilled nursing facility are less likely to be readmitted than those discharged to other settings, according to recently published research.
Cognitive enhancers, such as donepezil or rivastigmine, do not improve function in those who have mild cognitive impairment over the long term, new research reveals.
Cognitive impairment can result when older adults are taking or given medications with strong anticholinergic effects, a new study has found.
The number of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals over the age of 65 is expected to double over the next few decades, yet policies and services for this group is lacking, a new report suggests.