There is a lot of research going on about housing for seniors and how we can provide optimal care.
Pressure ulcers (also referred to as "bedsores") cause the breakdown of skin and underlying tissues and are an unfortunate consequence of immobility. These ulcers are caused by constant pressure against the skin and are the result of shearing forces, which is basically friction of skin against a surface. Bony parts of the body like a heel or tailbone are the most common places for ulcers to happen. The management of pressure ulcers includes treatment after an ulcer has occurred as well as p...
How does Parkinson's disease affect the bladder, the bowel and the bedroom? We cover it today in this GERI-Minute!