Geriatric Topics

Sexual identity and the need for intimacy do not disappear with increasing age.
Sensory changes can negatively impact the older adults' ability to interact with their environment, decreasing their quality of life.
The skin is the largest external organ, so preserving its integrity is an important aspect of nursing care.
Despite the federal regulations placed on hospitals since 1999, eliminating the use of physical restraints for the management of patients in acute nonpsychiatric settings has remained challenging.