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Incontinence associated skin damage is an inflammation of the skin due to irritation and maceration. It is the most common physical complication of incontinence affecting patients in all settings, from critical care to those living in the community. IASD causes discomfort and pain for the patient, increases the risk of other skin damage, such as pressure injury, and raises health care costs.
(Oct. 2017) Assistant Professor Siobhan McMahon, PhD, MPH, APRN, GNP-BC, and her interdisciplinary research team are investigating specific intervention strategies that help older adults incorporate recommended physical activity into their everyday lives.
(April 2017) An epidemiological study will examine factors such as diet, cognition, physical function, chronic disease and biomarkers that are associated with longevity and functional independence among those who are 100 years old or older.
(April 2017) For older adults, an accidental fall can be a pivotal event causing lasting changes in mobility, independence, health and well-being.
Center on Aging, Mayo Building D351