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What questions should I ask about the admission and assessment of a nursing home?

MONDAY, April 15 (HealthDay News) — Regular exercise slows disability and prevents falls in patients with Alzheimer’s disease without increasing overall costs, a new study from Finland says. The findings suggest that exercise, particularly when tailored to an individual’s needs and performed at home, may help Alzheimer’s patients maintain their…

Highly Contagious Salmonella Infections Seen in Nursing Homes By Peggy Peck

May 23, 2001 — Most people are familiar with bacteria such as salmonella causing food poisoning — the painful cramping, diarrhea, and vomiting that follow a meal that was undercooked or improperly stored or handled. But CDC scientists in Atlanta are reporting a far more serious outbreak of salmonella —…