A new report on the immense challenges millions of caregivers face in America, and the urgent need for better support systems.
How are we supposed to cover the community as a whole when we can’t communicate with a large portion of its residents?
South Carolina officials told Brandie Makrin that something traumatic had to happen to her 21-year-old autistic son before he could get the help he needed.
For years in the western Coachella Valley, residents who don’t speak English have been left out of senior centers — the same places where many older adults go when experiencing isolation, loneliness, and housing, food or income insecurity.
"I worked with a lot of seniors facing a tremendous amount of stress and housing insecurity and, you know, deciding between feeding your pets, yourself, or paying your rent," said one Bay Area director of senior housing.
The number of dialysis centers in the islands is increasing to meet the need as more patients suffer from kidney failure.
Texas Public Radio’s Yvette Benavides and David Martin Davies went to San Antonio’s Woodlawn Lake Park and talked to people about how diabetes is impacting their lives.
Nowhere was the massive COVID wave of winter 2021 more devastating than in America’s nursing homes, where 71,000 residents died in the surge. In this webinar, we’ll hear from the lead reporter in the USA Today series, who will show how an original data analysis and an exhaustive reporting effort revealed a pattern of unnecessary deaths that compounded the pandemic’s brutal toll. Reporters will leave with fresh ideas and strategies for covering nursing homes in their communities, as new variants loom and policymakers roll out new regulations.
Many Bay Area seniors worry about how they can afford to live out their retirement years here — and they have reason for concern.
In the coming years, the Baby Boomer generation will be aged 65 and over, and as health care needs increase, more resources for adults with diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia will be needed on the Central Coast.