Health and Aging

COVID-19 demands collaboration and new directions

The conversations and collaboration among friends and colleagues locally, nationally,…

7 Ways to Adjust Nursing Home Patient Care Plans After a Fall

Falls are an enormous issue in long-term care facilities, and…

11 Risk Factors for Infections Among the Elderly

Infections in long-term care (LTC) facilities are associated with higher…

5 Interventions to Prevent Falls in Nursing Facilities

Falls are an enormous issue in long-term care facilities, and…

All Ulcers Are Not The Same: Diabetic Ulcers
All Ulcers Are Not The Same: Venous Stasis Ulcers

There are a variety of skin ulcers. Most people are…

Facts About Pressure Ulcers (Bedsores)

A pressure ulcer is a localized injury to the skin…

Dementia And Falls Among The Elderly

Falls are, unfortunately, common among the elderly—regardless of whether they’re…

The Role Of Aging In Malnutrition Of The Elderly

Much of the litigation involving the elderly in nursing homes…

All Ulcers Are Not the Same: Arterial Ulcers

Unlike pressure ulcers, arterial ulcers are due to poor blood…

Aging and the Long-term Effects of Alcohol

For many people, coming home at the end of the…