‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents

Nursing homes across the country are kicking out old and disabled residents and sending them to homeless shelters and rundown motels. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/21/business/nursing-homes-evictions-discharges-coronavirus.html SOS Network comment: The fight to help residents of Sakura ICF to stay in their homes is part of a nationwide fight to defend senior rights, but it is exacerbated by the discriminatory … Read more

Seniors at Chinatown care can stay, says B.C. Housing

Even with an offer to stay, families of residents and others are asking about the continuity of cultural programming and future of care homes for Chinese seniors in Chinatown A story out of Vancouver, BC sounds eerily similar to the one that Sakura ICF families are going through right now: https://vancouversun.com/health/seniors-at-chinatown-care-can-stay-says-b-c-housing

Elderly in U.S. Are Projected to Outnumber Children for First Time

Census Bureau predicts milestone will be hit within 17 years By Paul Overberg and Janet Adamy | Updated March 13, 2018 9:13 pm ET People over 65 years old would outnumber children by 2035, a first in U.S. history, according to updated projections released by the Census Bureau on Tuesday. The milestone would be the … Read more