Kimberly Marselas

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Brain-body link

Brain-body link

Custom technologies and activities linking physical and cognitive tasks provide new opportunities for meaningful interaction with residents who have dementia

Flexible work, pressure ulcer rates linked

Nursing homes where staff had more control over scheduling registered lower rates of pressure ulcers among residents, according to a study published in the Journal of Applied Gerontology.

More than 1 in 3 nurses leave first job by third year: study

More than 1 in 3 nurses leave first job by third year: study

Nearly 18% of new nurses leave their first job within a year, according to a study in Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice.

Depression tool's accuracy questioned

A familiar tool for diagnosing depression in dementia patients might not be very effective in the nursing home setting, according to recent findings in The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Grief could weaken seniors'  immune systems, study finds

Grief could weaken seniors' immune systems, study finds

The elderly are more likely than younger people to have compromised immunity and experience infections while grieving, according to a British study.

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