Nursing home residents are being evicted from facilities—some without their families’ knowledge—and placed in “homeless shelters, rundown motels and other unsafe facilities,"according to a New York Times investigation.

A new Lancet study of 2 Manhattan hospitals underscores COVID-19’s outsize impact on the elderly.  

Feder­­­­al inspectors hav­­­­e identified 9 US nursing homes whose inadequate COVID-19 response put residents in “immediate jeopar­­­­dy,” ProPublica reports. Inspectors cited a failure to maintain social distancing, inadequate PPE and staffing, and slow responses to…

A 65% jump in superfluous care for nursing home residents could indicate that facilities are wringing reimbursement opportunities from dying patients’ Medicare programs.

The alarming deaths of 8 patients at a Hollywood, Florida, nursing home were not indicative of most health care facilities’ level of preparedness when Hurricane Irma swept through last week. NPR Shots found that most facilities were well prepared and stockpiled inventory…

Iowa nonprofit SafeNetRx is leading the charge to combat medication waste by collecting leftover, unexpired prescription drugs from nursing homes and redistributing them to the many patients who can’t afford them.   While waste is not tracked nationwide, the EPA estimates…