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In Colorado, one of the fastest aging states, one county had no home health or hospice provider for eight months

Surveys show most Americans would prefer to age and die at home, but home-based care can be hard to find in some remote regions.

Health

Too many empty beds at Colorado nursing homes leave the industry in financial distress

Two corporate operators are pulling back from the state, attempting to transfer a combined 29 nursing homes into new hands.

Health

Police: 95-year-old Colorado man shot assisted living worker to stop “thievery”

Okey Payne was arrested Wednesday in his room at Legacy Assisted Living in Lafayette

Crime and Courts

At Colorado’s rural edges, vaccines help assisted-living facilities reopen their doors

Counties are circumventing bogged-down Walgreens and CVS, the pharmacy chains contracted for the campaign to get vaccines to the elderly

Coronavirus

Opinion: Seniors deserve better than what they’re getting — and need your help

Opinion Columns

Coronavirus-related deaths among Colorado nursing home, senior-care center residents rise to at least 64

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is still not releasing the fatality data, citing jurisdiction and privacy issues

Sun Investigation

Stunned by youthful disregard while a loved one died in assisted living, I wrote this poem

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

Write On, Colorado