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2.5 million more LTC workers needed by 2030, researchers warn

2.5 million more LTC workers needed by 2030, researchers warn

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At least 2.5 million more long-term care workers will be needed within 15 years in order to keep up with the fast-paced growth of America's aging population, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California at San Francisco.

Nursing home yoga therapy could reduce urinary incontinence in women, researchers suggest

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A specially designed yoga regimen helped incontinent women reduce their urine leakage by up to 70%, researchers announced in a recent article in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery.

Basis introduces sleep analytic tracking device

Basis introduces sleep analytic tracking device

Basis has announced its Advanced Sleep Analysis, which can identify users' sleep phases, and a new Basis 2014 Carbon Steel Edition band.

New tool identifies at-risk seniors for delirium

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A new delirium detection tool could reduce hospital-to-nursing home transfers and help identify at-risk seniors, researchers say.

More active treatment of depression in older women needed, researchers say

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Depression significantly affected the lifestyles of about one-fifth of participants in a study focusing on women 65 and older, researchers say.