Warning New York City to Prepare as Its Population Ages
Alba Sanchez has an alarm in her house in the Bronx that goes off whenever someone opens the front door. For good measure, she has three dogs to bark, not at who is coming in but at who is going out.
The security measures are for Ms. Sanchez’s mother, Alba Baez. At 91, she has Alzheimer’s disease and such nimble feet that not long ago a relative helping care for her busied herself in another room for a few minutes only to find Ms. Baez on the sidewalk, barefoot and partly unclothed. Read more
After 14 Years, SNF Construction Ban Officially Lifted
In anticipation of a swelling elderly population and the possible boost to the state's economy, Florida has ended a 14-year moratorium and approved permits to build 22 new skilled nursing facilities across the state. Read more Read Full Post