Fatal falls have nearly tripled among older Americans, and experts are calling for stepped-up prevention measures such as these.
A dopamine-related therapy improves gesturing and tool use in people with Parkinson’s disease. Researchers have tracked these changes in the brain.
Medication adherence may help keep residents out of the hospital, according to a new investigation of adults age 50 and older.
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I set out to re-examine dementia from a different framework — one that takes us beyond “interventions” and “programs” to a proactive, strength-based approach.
A husband and wife have pleaded guilty to masterminding a sprawling drug diversion scheme that involved reselling nursing home medications, according to federal and state authorities.
Compass Health has agreed to a $1.1 million settlement in a class action lawsuit alleging that the skilled nursing provider did not pay overtime or allow workers to take needed breaks.
Cognitive enhancers, such as donepezil or rivastigmine, do not improve function in those who have mild cognitive impairment over the long term, new research reveals.
A new portable medication storage container is designed to allow patients to keep medicines dry and safe. SafeTote RX holds up to eight standard prescription bottles.
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