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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The (Mostly) Safe Golf Cart

March 4th, 2017

Golf carts are ubiquitous in retirement communities. But the slow-moving vehicles are also largely unregulated.

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When Retirement Comes With a Daily Dose of Cannabis

February 19th, 2017

Older Americans are increasingly turning to pot to treat their aches and pains. The trend raises questions about effectiveness, safety and accessibility.

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