A new study has led to a breakthrough in the process to identify people who will fall victim to Alzheimer's disease.
A federal appeals court has upheld a $10,000 fine against a skilled nursing facility for leaving a suicidal patient unattended. The court said that it was "reasonably foreseeable" that allowing the agitated and injured patient to leave the facility unattended was justification for the fine.
Education, better prevention and the treatment of high blood pressure may be delaying seniors' signs of dementia and Alzheimer's, according to studies reported on in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Pain management is a significant problem for adults aged 65 or older in the United States, new study results indicate.
Nursing homes have lagged in the area of palliative care, and need to take a seat at the table, according to researchers in Health Affairs blog.