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Improving dementia care in nursing homes: Learning from the pandemic years

Written by | 23 Apr 2024

No one associated with nursing homes – as residents or their families, friends, staff or administrators – is unaware of the massive impact of the pandemic on these… read more.

Increased risk of dementia diagnosis, benzodiazepine exposure in seniors with anxiety

Written by | 11 Aug 2023

Research from Saint Louis University School of Medicine finds that among patients 65 and older, a diagnosis of anxiety was significantly associated with an increased risk of dementia… read more.

Staff and facility administrator retention has been challenging for long-term care facilities

Written by | 7 Aug 2022

The pandemic has called attention to an issue that nursing home residents, their families and those who work in nursing homes have been aware of for a long… read more.

Does a home-based exercise program benefit patients after hip fracture surgery?

Written by | 21 May 2022

A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society indicates that a 12-month home-based progressive and supervised exercise program can help to improve functioning and physical performance after… read more.

Pandemic drives use of telehealth for mental health care

Written by | 8 Apr 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic likely permanently increased the delivery of mental health counseling through telehealth, according to new research from Oregon Health & Science University. The retrospective analysis was published… read more.

Social isolation linked to higher markers of inflammation in older adults

Written by | 22 Nov 2021

In a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, older US adults who experienced social isolation had higher blood levels of interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein, two… read more.

Social determinants of health provide better understanding of brain vulnerability to delirium

Written by | 21 Nov 2021

A Hebrew SeniorLife study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society provides a framework to better understand risk factors for developing delirium, a common psychiatric syndrome… read more.

Cognitive behavior therapy conducted by telephone may ease arthritis-related insomnia

Written by | 20 Nov 2021

A new study revealed that a talk therapy practice conducted by telephone could help older adults who have arthritis-related insomnia sleep better. The study was published in the Journal of the… read more.

How interval training affects ‘belly fat’ in obese 70-year-olds

Written by | 16 Nov 2019

By today’s estimates, one-third of adults aged 65 or older are obese. This growing obesity trend, along with the decrease in our level of physical activity as we… read more.

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