Preventing Senior Isolation

Green Bank, West Virginia, is arguably the most isolated place in the nation. A large telescope designed to monitor for signals from the universe requires a 13,000 square mile “quiet zone”, encompassing much of West Virginia and even stretching as far north as the...

Nursing Toolbox

Nurses have traditionally had a fairly static set of tools in their nursing toolboxes: thermometer, scale, blood pressure cuff, and stethoscope (yes, we really do use them). More recent additions include heart rate monitors, oxygen saturation monitors and glucometers....

Smart technology for seniors? Yes, it does exist.

Proactive versus reactive care is something that unfortunately too often becomes a hindsight 20/20 revelation for some elderly patients and their families. “If only we had known…” they would say. The truth is technology these days is not just good,...