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Whooping Cough’s Not Just for Kids: What You Need to Know

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If you think of whooping cough, or pertussis, as a childhood illness, think again. Adults of any age can contract this condition. In fact, in 2019 nearly 25 percent of reported whooping cough cases in...

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10 Facts About Monkeypox

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The pandemic has taught us much about the danger of viruses. We know that we can’t ignore infectious diseases or potential signs of illness. You no doubt have been hearing about monkeypox lately. Whil...

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The Care You Give: Understanding Frailty Can Help You Keep Residents Stronger

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You may have heard more about frailty related to older adults in the past year or so. There have been dozens of journal articles about this, and with good reason. We’ve learned that understanding a pe...

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The Care You Give: The Importance of Understanding Epilepsy and Seizures

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Seizures are more common than you may think, and they can be easy to miss. Let’s take a look at what causes seizures, how you can identify them, and what you can do when an older adult has one. Most s...