After living for a week in an apartment complex for older adults, Madison Kohout, 19, discovered why she was the youngest resident by decades.
The pandemic kept nursing home residents and their families apart. Photographers for The New York Times were there when they finally reunited.
Occupations in the industry are increasingly in demand because of an aging population and longer life spans.
In this retirement community celebrating all things Florida, Quebec snowbirds hunkered down this winter to ride out the pandemic.
As legal experts and ethicists debate, some companies aren’t waiting.
Rooms and beds for retirees are in short supply as the population ages, leaving many vulnerable to companies pitching risky investments.
For some in assisted living residences, the lockdown has made finding a romantic companion as simple as walking down the hall.
Senior living communities around the country are offering vaccine access as an incentive for moving in.
Residents and workers at long-term-care facilities are high-priority candidates for the Covid-19 vaccines. But many are still waiting.
Arizona’s Yuma County, at the juncture of Mexico and California, has the most cases per capita of any metro area over the course of the pandemic.
The Trump administration raised hopes of a speedy process for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Patience is wearing thin.
Some staff in hospitals and long-term care facilities don’t want to take the Covid-19 vaccine. Their employers are trying to change their minds.
Some states are already expanding eligibility to people 65 and over, even though millions of people the C.D.C. recommends go first — health care workers and nursing home residents — have yet to get shots.
No visitors. No friends at the dining table. Neighbors dying without notice. But many older adults have proved resilient during the pandemic, a phenomenon known as “crisis competence.”
Walgreens and CVS staff will soon begin vaccinations at tens of thousands of long-term care facilities. Some staff and residents are wary, and there are thorny issues of consent.
Elizabeth Turk imagined illuminated umbrellas spreading hope during the pandemic. A retirement community said yes, and became her canvas.
A surprise charge that can take advantage of vulnerable people and possibly violate consumer protection laws.
In the swing state’s conservative retirement communities, some voters have switched sides. And some of them have reason to worry about what the neighbors might think.
Former malls and abandoned shopping-center sites are in the midst of a repurposing — and one of those new uses is senior housing.
Yes, you can help a cognitively impaired person participate in the election. But heed these two guidelines.
Bucket-list plans for travel to exotic lands are on hold, while socializing and volunteering have gone virtual.
Borrowing from a model used for natural disasters, states are sending teams of responders to help facilities with outbreaks.
Struck hard by the pandemic, long-term and assisted living facilities shut their doors to outsiders. Many still have not reopened.
As cases spike across Florida, the virus appears to have caught up with the residents of the Villages.
‘This is like being in prison.’
Here’s one idea for protecting them.
Long before Covid-19, poor care and lax standards were widespread and well known.
California, New Jersey and New York have made nursing homes accept Covid-19 patients from hospitals. Residents and workers fear the policy is risking lives.
More than six weeks after the first coronavirus deaths in a nursing home, outbreaks unfold across the country. About a fifth of U.S. virus deaths are linked to nursing facilities.
Federal prosecutors said that John Michael Rathbun tried to ignite a gas canister near the center in Massachusetts that had been targeted for attack on a white supremacist website.
People over 60, and especially over 80, are particularly vulnerable to severe or fatal infection. Here are some steps to reduce their risk.