Nursing Home Sued for Hiring Strippers to Grind on Elderly Residents

A Long Island nursing home is facing a lawsuit from the son of one resident, who says the establishment placed his mother "in apprehension of imminent, offensive, physical harm" by hiring Chippendale's strippers to perform in the rec room. The plaintiff—who found out about the performance when he discovered a picture… » 4/08/14 6:30pm 4/08/14 6:30pm

89-Year-Old Woman Called 'Flirt' by Nursing Home After Reporting Rape

In a story that's as completely horrifying as it is infuriating, an 89-year-old resident of a senior living home in Northern Minnesota was raped by her caretaker. Her appalling treatment didn't stop there, though: after reporting her assault, she was sent to a psychiatric ward and kept in solitary for three days; she… » 2/25/14 1:00pm 2/25/14 1:00pm

Nursing Homes Aren't Letting Old People Have Enough Sex

There are some things that sound pretty nice about spending your final years in a nursing home. You have people to do your laundry for you, you don't have to cook, and you have a ready-made group of friends to go around stirring up mischief with. But, of course, there are plenty of obvious downsides too. And one of… » 6/25/12 11:00pm 6/25/12 11:00pm

Surely You Can Find an Excuse for a Therapy Penguin

Residents of the Hannah Duston Rehabilitation Center, a nursing home in Massachusetts, are soon going to be getting a visit from a very special tuxedoed gentleman, Roast Beef the African penguin. He lives at the New England Aquarium, but he is specially trained to visit schools and community events. The five-pound… » 2/08/12 9:30am 2/08/12 9:30am