Senior Care

  • In Secret, Seniors Discuss ‘Rational Suicide’

    Ten residents slipped away from their retirement community one Sunday afternoon for a covert meeting in a grocery store cafe. They aimed to answer ...
  • Lethal Plans: When Seniors Turn To Suicide In Long-Term Care

    A six-month investigation by KHN and PBS NewsHour finds that older Americans are quietly killing themselves in nursing homes, assisted living centers and adult care homes.
  • Understanding Loneliness In Older Adults — And Tailoring A Solution

    For years, Dr. Linda Fried offered older patients who complained of being lonely what seemed to be sensible guidance. “Go out and find something th...