The abstracts of the CTAD are available in PDF format, you can download them on

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The abstracts of the ICFSR are available in PDF format, you can download them on this link

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The abstracts of the ICFSR are available in PDF format, you can download them on this link

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News “It Took the Stress out of Getting Help”: The STAR-CTelemedicine Mixed Methods Pilot

Background: Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias can be mentally and physically taxing. Support programs are available to mitigate the strain of care, but caregivers report access challenges (e.g., distance). STAR-C is an evidence-based, effective,… Continue Reading →

News Electrolyte imbalances in nursing home residents: a review of prevalence, management and considerations

Background: Electrolyte imbalances strongly impact on morbidity and mortality rate in elderly adults. In particular, residents of long-term care facilities may develop life-threatening conditions as a result of altered serum electrolyte concentration. European nursing homes have restricted availability of general… Continue Reading →

News Do physical function in nursing home residents change during their stay?

Abstract: Background: Decline in physical function is associated with increased frailty and hospitalization, resulting in decline of mental status and loss of functional independence. Nursing homes engage residents with variable intensity and frequency of physical activities to reduce functional decline…. Continue Reading →

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