Help prevent dementia by managing multimorbidity, researchers counsel
Dec 05, 2022
There are 15% higher odds of later developing dementia with each added chronic condition, investigators say.
CDC: More than 10 percent of COVID-19 patients develop new post-acute illnesses
Feb 08, 2022
Clinicians should be on the lookout for symptoms of certain new illnesses in the months after hospitalized patients recover from COVID-19, investigators say.
Advocating for those who need us
Feb 25, 2015
Providing the best care for our therapy patients has evolved and expanded over the past year. Our roles as therapists have broadened to include advocating for patients as well as providing services for...
Studies find chronic illness could increase dementia risk in the impaired
Feb 24, 2015
British researchers say they have found a conclusive link between dementia and certain existing chronic illnesses in the cognitively impaired, a finding that lends more credible evidence associating co-morbidities...
Measuring performance, coordinating care both crucial to lowering costs among the chronically ill, report...
Apr 30, 2012
The federal government should take advantage of Affordable Care Act funds to improve the coordination and quality of care for the chronically ill, a new report recommends.
Fixing the empathy gene
Feb 09, 2012
If you are reading this, you likely work in long-term care and probably are skilled at empathizing with others. But you might have a coworker who doesn’t seem to “get it” yet.
Hope: A hazard to your health?
Nov 04, 2009
Results of a new study have left me feeling a bit hopeless.