Steve Landers, MD, will be the next CEO and president of Hebrew SeniorLife, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated, integrated system of healthcare, senior living and research, the organization announced...
Nursing homes getting it ‘right’: Rehab, therapy levels comparable to pre-pandemic era
Jessica R. Towhey
Mar 06, 2023
Nursing homes provided post-acute rehabilitation services to residents during the pandemic that were comparable to pre-pandemic services although the amount of time spent in group therapy declined, according...
Geriatrician endorses creative steps to reduce delirium due to COVID
Mar 18, 2021
Early steps must be taken to detect and address delirium in older adults with COVID-19, says physician and researcher Sharon Inouye, M.D., MPH. Delirium is not included in the CDC’s case report criteria...
Hebrew SeniorLife affiliates with dental school
Aug 29, 2017
Hebrew SeniorLife and Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine signed a new affiliation agreement that will include more training for aspiring dentists in geriatric dental medicine.
Non-drug interventions reduce delirium: study
Feb 03, 2015
Providers could reduce rates of delirium and its attendant injuries from falls and save the healthcare system $10 billion a year if they practiced better interventions, according to a new study.
Palliative care can reduce emergency room visits, study finds
Dec 11, 2012
Palliative care reduces the number of visits seniors in long-term care settings make to emergency rooms, a new study finds.
Nursing home residents informed about their exposure to hip fracture risk during trial
Jul 23, 2012
Academic investigators at four locations are sending explanatory letters to over 1,300 nursing home residents who were placed in harm’s way during a study testing hip-protecting undergarments.