Posts Tagged "research"

New Research Reveals Positive Impact of Person-Directed Care

New Research Reveals Positive Impact of Person-Directed Care

A Signature Research Institute study highlights the impact of the Eden Alternative Ten Principles Authors Angie McAllister and Jeff Beaty have detailed the results of a recent study completed by Signature HealthCare regarding the impact of person-directed care practices on

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Embrace Change or Fade Away

New research cited by McKnight’s shows what we have been teaching for years… relationships matter, especially healthy working relationships between care partners. We define care partners as everyone involved in providing care for an elder including professional staff, family, friends, and the elder herself.

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Help elders avoid aspiration pneumonia: Grab a toothbrush

Help elders avoid aspiration pneumonia: Grab a toothbrush

Aspiration pneumonia is a cyclical beast. When elders get aspiration pneumonia it weakens their whole body, impacts their general medical status, and ultimately increases their risk for additional aspiration and aspiration pneumonia. Pneumonia increases risk for hospitalization, decreased quality of

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Loneliness Vs. Obesity

Loneliness Vs. Obesity

Obesity is one of the leading causes of preventable death in the US. But According to the Guardian people over 50 face an even greater danger. Loneliness. Loneliness can be twice as unhealthy as obesity, according to researchers who found that

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Research and Design Posters featured at the 2012 Eden Alternative International Conference

The 6th Eden Alternative International Conference is featuring the first-ever Research, Design, and Innovation Showcase on May 31 and June 1. The poster presentation style event will feature the physical transformation and research endeavors of individuals and organizations on the

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