Leading an Active Life With a Diagnosis of Dementia

October 5th, 2018

As the number of people with dementia rises, those with early stages of the ailment are pursuing fulfilling lives and making plans for future care.

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In the Nursing Home, Empty Beds and Quiet Halls

September 28th, 2018

Fewer patients are winding up in nursing homes, and hundreds of the facilities are closing each year.

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A Retirement Home’s Lessons in How to Keep in Touch

September 22nd, 2018

A curator finds much to admire in the creative exuberance of the objects in these halls.

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A Retirement Community Turned Away These Married Women

August 17th, 2018

According to the facility’s “cohabitation policy,” marriage is between one man and one woman, “as it is understood in the Bible.”

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Fostering Connections Between Young and Old

June 5th, 2018

A new report on intergenerational programs calls for shared spaces to help combat isolation among the elderly.

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How to Age Well and Stay in Your Home

May 21st, 2018

Don’t wait for a crisis like a broken hip to modify your home.

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No Luck Finding the Right Nursing Home? Maybe Yelp Can Help

May 11th, 2018

Every tool used to rate nursing homes is flawed, particularly the federal government’s. But online reviews by consumers can help alert families to shortcomings.

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The New Retirement: Near the Kids

May 4th, 2018

As America’s population ages, senior communities are being built in less traditional places: the cities where seniors’ children live.

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Retirement Communities Look to the Future

May 4th, 2018

As the American population ages, more facilities are being built in places where younger people live, so they can more easily care for their parents.

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Wheelchairs Prohibited in the Last Place You’d Expect

April 30th, 2018

Citing state laws, assisted living facilities often turn away residents in wheelchairs. A lawsuit in New York seeks to end the practice.

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