Long-Term Care Residents

Cranberry capsules might prevent UTIs

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Female long-term care residents at a high risk for urinary tract infections who took cranberry capsules twice a day substantially lowered their risk, according to a new study.

 Therapy animals delay onset of some dementia symptoms

Therapy animals delay onset of some dementia symptoms

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Nursing home residents who interacted with therapy-trained animals showed slower rates of cognitive impairment and lower depression, researchers say.

Exercise program helps keep residents on their feet: study

Exercise program helps keep residents on their feet: study

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Mobility limitations are often a warning sign for upcoming functional decline in seniors, and exercise can help, according to new research.