Residents’ lack of energy may signal malnutrition; full assessment advised
Aug 10, 2021
In a study of 13 nursing homes, fully 43% of residents reported that they lacked energy, and 12% were malnourished. The two problems were significantly linked, investigators say.
Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Nov. 25
Nov 25, 2020
Argentum releases infection control program guidance for assisted living providers … Behavioral counseling the focus of new cardiovascular disease guidelines … Poll: Most older adults intend to get...
Assisted living residents say ‘homelike’ setting not so important
Oct 30, 2014
Contrary to conventional wisdom, assisted living residents might not place a high value on how “homelike” their surroundings are, suggest findings out of St. Catherine University in St. Paul,...
Depression linked to higher emergency admissions for elderly men
Dec 14, 2012
Depressed elderly men are twice as likely peers who are not depressed to have an emergency hospital admission, according to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The authors suggest...