Gerontology & Geriatrics

Nursing home residents can get hugs again, feds say

Nursing home residents vaccinated against COVID-19 can get hugs again from their loved ones, and all residents may enjoy more indoor visits, the government said Wednesday in a step toward pre-pandemic normalcy.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dramatic decline seen in COVID-19 cases, deaths at U.S. nursing homes

New COVID-19 cases in U.S. nursing homes have fallen to their lowest number since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) started keeping track in May 2020, which suggests that vaccines are helping and that it ...

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