Gerontology & Geriatrics

As COVID rises, a vexing hunt for nursing home vaccine stats

With COVID-19 on the rise again and many nursing home staffers unvaccinated, families still lack easy access to crucial Medicare immunization data that will help them pick the right facility for their loved one.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Outbreaks of COVID-19 in French nursing homes traced back to staff

COVID-19 outbreaks in French nursing homes almost certainly started in staff—and none of measures put in place stopped the virus from taking hold, new research being presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: Deaths of assisted living residents spiked during pandemic

While significant attention has been paid to COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes, public health leaders have understood less about the effects of the virus in assisted living communities. These settings are also home to older ...

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