Breast Cancer Surgery, and its aftermath, in Nursing Home Residents

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“A new study reports that breast cancer surgery among frail, elderly women residing in nursing care centers is associated with loss of functional independence and high rates of hospital readmission and mortality.” The aforementioned study took data from women ages 67 and over, who lived in a nursing home for 90 days or more, from the years […]

The Importance of Technology in Nursing Homes

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“Communities can increase the odds of success with mobile solutions by taking a strategic approach.” Mobility in the nursing home world most often refers to group exercises or physical therapy. Mobility has another very important context for senior living communities- the ability to use innovative mobile solutions, and technology, to improve the quality of life […]

Improving the lives of those with Alzheimer’s

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By Lexi Russell Post-Acute and Long Term Care facilities have the opportunity to improve the lives of their residents with Alzheimer’s Disease. Though Alzheimer’s has no known cure, the quality of life of those with Alzheimer’s can be improved through programs, attention, consistency, and many other factors. November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness month. In the […]