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 ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Better country dementia care

Rising levels of dementia is putting pressure on residential aged care facilities, including in rural and regional centers where nursing homes and staff are already under pressure.

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