Listening to music appears to be more effective in reducing agitation, behavioral symptoms and anxiety for older adults with dementia than does singing or playing along with music, according to a study in the Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
Hourly pay for nursing home registered nurses and licensed practical nurses ticked up in 2018, according to the latest version of the industry’s largest salary survey.
Medicare will support the simultaneous use of smartphone applications with continuous glucose monitors, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced this summer.
Outdated coverage benchmarks are leading to severe gaps in infection preventionist staffing, according to a pair of studies in the American Journal of Infection Control.
Providers can improve screening questions to more accurately detect patients who may be at risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and other aging-related problems, according to a new study published in the journal The Gerontologist.