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Nursing home

Indoor climate in nursing homes can be dangerous for the residents

Even small concentrations of toxic substances in the air seem to damage the lungs of elderly people.

Elderly with dementia perceive nursing homes as prisons

Nursing home residents with dementia feel disempowered, and yearn to return home.

New floor covering will cut injury rates

A shock-absorbing floor covering will make life safer for nursing-home residents. This could cut bone fracture rates in half.

Laughing away myths about old age

Researcher uses humor to bust myths about old age and the elderly.