Single? No Kids? Don’t Fret: How to Plan Care in Your Later Years

March 23rd, 2018

Older Americans without children to lean on have to make arrangements while they are independent and healthy.

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7 Ways to Judge a Retirement Community’s Financial Health

March 9th, 2018

Continuing care retirement communities promise lifetime care but ask for a lot of your money up front. Here are tips for figuring out if one is financially stable.

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Assisted Living Lapses

February 16th, 2018

The Long Term Care Community Coalition writes that providers can prioritize profits over quality with virtual impunity.

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U.S. Pays Billions for ‘Assisted Living,’ but What Does It Get?

February 3rd, 2018

Federal investigators say they have found huge gaps in the regulation of assisted living facilities that take care of Medicaid beneficiaries.

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Resort-Style Living for Graying Boomers

December 17th, 2017

As the population in the New York area ages, developers are hoping to attract people 55 and older with new communities that have a country-club vibe.

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Where Driverless Cars Brake for Golf Carts

October 4th, 2017

The start-up Voyage is testing its self-driving taxi service in a gated community of about 4,000 residents where the average age is 76.

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Florida Governor Imposes New Rules After Nursing Home Deaths

September 16th, 2017

They will require nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have generators that can keep comfortable temperatures for four days after power loss.

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Long a Refuge for the Elderly, Florida is Now a Place of Danger

September 8th, 2017

In a state where one in five residents is over 65, caring for older residents is one of the main challenges in planning for Hurricane Irma as it heads toward Florida.

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How I Keep the Topic of Aging Fresh

September 4th, 2017

The Times’s New Old Age columnist explains how she approaches writing about the elderly — and the effects her columns have had.

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Behind the Photo of the Older Women in Waist-High Water in Texas

August 30th, 2017

A picture of residents partly submerged at an assisted-living center in Dickinson, Tex., prompted an outcry on social media.

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