There's an old saying about the road to hell being paved with good intentions.
Senior living communities should work with business partners and vendors to ensure they are not only offering quality dining options with a variety of food choices, but also providing clean, safe and comfortable dining experiences for their residents, families and staff.
Better hygiene in developed countries correlates with a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's, researchers have discovered.
EmpowerMate recently introduced the EmpowerClean automated seated shower. Designed for long-term care, this product lets patients take showers while seated. The system improves hygiene, all but eliminating urinary tract infections and other bacterial and fungal issues associated with tub baths. Available remote control devices also enable an attendant to supervise while providing enhanced privacy and dignity.