Elders in skilled nursing facilities spend most of their time indoors. However, the need for healthy light increases with age as the pupil gets smaller and the eye’s lens thickens, requiring even more...
Sunlight treatment could help nighttime wandering in people with Alzheimer’s, study suggests
Jul 27, 2012
The tendency of Alzheimer’s patients to wander at night could be tied to the quantity of daylight they’re exposed to, new research finds. As a result, experts say that “light therapy”...
Reduce Alzheimer’s-related hospitalizations prior to nursing home admission, researchers advise
Apr 11, 2012
Healthcare providers should work on keeping Alzheimer’s patients out of a hospital before they enter a nursing home, a new study suggests.