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Robotics experts are developing wearable devices that can help those with functional disability to walk, sit and stand. The post Walk this way: Wearable artificial “muscles” for functional disabilities are in the works appeared first on McKnight

Two hours in nature is the sweet spot for self-reported health and wellbeing, even among those who are ill or disabled, according to a large new study. The post Two hours a week in nature is the sweet spot for better health, study says appeared first

A new device, implanted directly into the eye, may mean fewer visits to the doctor for those with age-related macular degeneration. The post Reservoir implant can reduce need for injections in those with macular degeneration appeared first on McKnigh

Young blood helps delay aging in older mice … Shoulder pain treatment promising for those with spinal cord injury … Sleep disordered breathing tied to faster aging … Exercise, weight training boosts health in diabetes The post Clinical Briefs for Mon

The third annual McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo is now less than a week away. The educational event and exhibition hall takes place Thursday, offering up to three free continuing education credits. The post McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo:

Nearly one-third of directors of nursing and almost one-fourth of administrators say they feel “ahead of the curve” when it comes to their ability to keep up with technology and innovation at work. The post LTC leaders feel ready for tech challenges

Vitamin K levels may play a role in keeping older adults mobile and physically able, say nutrition researchers at Tufts University. The post Mobility limitations and disability linked to low levels of vitamin K appeared first on McKnight's Long

Social exclusion is known to have negative consequences for cognition, affect and behavior. Social support can provide relief – but some support is more effective than others. The post Don’t tell me how I feel! Emotional support relieves social exclu

The risks associated with some antidepressants may outweigh their benefits for older adults with major depressive disorder. The post Review highlights risks of antidepressant use for MDD in older adults appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Car

OIG: Nursing homes fail to report abuse … Low-dose prednisolone effective for hand OA … Overeating has devastating effects on brain health The post Clinical Briefs for Friday, June 14 appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Care News.

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