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Health News - Caregivers/Homecare

High rates of MRSA transmission found between nursing home residents, healthcare workers
Study finds transmission rates high in daily activities previously considered low-riskHealthcare workers frequently contaminate their gloves and gowns during every day care of nursing homes... (Medical News Today)

Clinical trial reduces stress of cancer caregivers
Stem cell transplant is essential in the care of many blood cancers, but leaves patients requiring in-home care for months after. (Medical News Today)

Aging baby boomers, childless and unmarried, at risk of becoming 'elder orphans'
With an aging Baby Boomer population and increasing numbers of childless and unmarried seniors, nearly one-quarter of Americans over age 65 are currently or at risk to become "elder orphans," a... (Medical News Today)

Drug resistant bacteria common for nursing home residents with dementia
A new study found one in five nursing home residents with advanced dementia harbor strains of drug-resistant bacteria and more than 10 percent of the drug-resistant bacteria are resistant to four or... (Medical News Today)

Kids losing autism diagnosis may still need educational support
Researchers assessing children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder whose social and cognitive symptoms resolved found that many still required additional educational support. (Medical News Today)

Early use of palliative care in cancer improves patients' lives, outcomes for caregivers
A new randomized clinical trial with Dartmouth investigators Kathleen Lyons, ScD, Tor Tosteson, ScD, Zhigang Li, PhD, and collaborators has noted significant improvement in several measures among... (Medical News Today)

Does home care serve men and women equally in Ontario?
As the population ages, there is increasing demand for publicly funded home care services to help older people preserve their independence, improve their quality of life, and delay or avoid going... (Medical News Today)

Many nursing home residents die, don't walk after lower extremity revascularization
Many nursing home residents who underwent lower extremity revascularization died, did not walk or had functional decline following the procedure, which is commonly used to treat leg pain caused by... (Medical News Today)

Dying patients' choices not always aligned to caregivers'
An illuminating study compares the willingness of stage IV cancer patients, and their caregivers; to pay to extend their lives by one year against that of other end-of-life improvements. (Medical News Today)

AMA recommends responsible and informed use of restraint in aged care, Australia
The AMA has revised its Position Statement on Restraint in the Care of People in Residential Aged Care Facilities. (Medical News Today)

Less futile end-of-life care observed where palliative care knowledge is greater
When a nursing home patient is dying, aggressive interventions such as inserting a feeding tube or sending the patient to the emergency room can futilely exacerbate, rather than relieve, their... (Medical News Today)

Air quality in nursing homes affecting lung health of residents
The indoor air quality in nursing homes has a serious effect on the lung health of elderly residents, according to the findings of a new study. (Medical News Today)

Alzheimer's Research UK report reveals dementia hits women hardest
The impact of dementia is being felt disproportionately by women, according to a new report published by Alzheimer's Research UK, the UK's leading dementia research charity. (Medical News Today)

Divorce is a more likely end to marriage when wife is seriously ill
A 20-year study of older married couples finds that risk of widowhood went up when a spouse fell ill, but the risk of divorce only went up when a wife became ill. (Medical News Today)

UK government's school absence policy ignores young carers
Carers Trust, the UK's largest carers' charity, is today calling on the government not to punish or stigmatise young carers who are absent from school. (Medical News Today)

Study shows less aggressive behavior toward strangers in autism spectrum disorder model
While aggression toward caregivers and peers is a challenge faced by many individuals and families dealing with autism, there has been much speculation in the media over the possibility of generally... (Medical News Today)

Employers must be aware of the stress of 'eldercare'
As the population ages and more people have to balance caregiving and work, eldercare - looking after an older member of your family - must become part of a critical conversation at home, at work... (Medical News Today)

Editorial issues a call to action for end-of-life care of older adults in nursing homes
End-of-life care for nursing home residents has long been associated with poor symptom control and low family satisfaction. (Medical News Today)

Giving up caregiving associated with increased depression in old age
Social isolation, loneliness and giving up caregiving all linked to depression and low quality of life in old ageA new report published by the International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK)... (Medical News Today)

More from American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2015
Consent delay common reason for lag in tPA administrationConsent delay is one of the most common reasons stroke patients in New York State don't receive tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) within... (Medical News Today)

Partner caregivers of veterans with brain injuries may be at risk for chronic disease
Researchers found link between certain feelings and inflammationBlame and anger associated with the grief of caring for a loved one with a traumatic-brain injury (TBI) may be related to... (Medical News Today)

Research shows young carers are worried and stressed, but proud of what they do
As the UK's largest carers' charity Carers Trust launches a new website and online community for young carers, new research has shown the shocking effect needing to care for parents or siblings has... (Medical News Today)

Communication is key when dealing with aging parents
Headstrong elderly parents and their adult children may be able to find common ground with proper intervention, according to researchers in human development. (Medical News Today)

Low influenza vaccination rates among nursing home employees put residents at risk, study finds
Influenza is associated with as many as 7,300 deaths annually in nursing home residents, but the vaccination rate for nursing home staff is only 54 percent, according to a study in the American... (Medical News Today)

Many seniors admitted to hospital from care homes are dehydrated
Research published by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine concludes that patients admitted to hospital from care homes are commonly dehydrated on admission and consequently appear to... (Medical News Today)

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