Over 5,200 of Sweden's nearly 6,000 COVID-19 deaths were reported to be among those aged 70 and above, according to its public health agency.
Negotiations have resulted in further support payments to Holocaust survivors across the globe amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The patient was reported to have shown mild symptoms of the virus in March before being in a coma for several weeks.
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Moderna's two-dose vaccine candidate is believed to be "generally safe and well-tolerated" and potentially effective regardless of age, according to new data released by the company on Wednesday.
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday outlined his $775 billion plan to expand care for children and the elderly if elected president.
Rosemary has a really pretty little garden but she can't go outside at the moment. I love to cook and thought it would be a lovely idea to bring the flowers inside, onto our plates.
Over a quarter of all care home deaths involved COVID-19 in some way, with 20,000 extra deaths compared to last year.
After nearly half of all Maryland COVID-19 deaths were linked to nursing homes, Governor Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday that an executive order will require facility staff and residents to be tested for the virus regardless of whether they are showing symptoms.
At least 10,000 U.S. nursing home residents are said to have died due to Covid-19, although some experts believe the number could be far higher.
Some insurance providers were suspending new policies for the elderly, according to a report by Reuters.
Early data suggests that residents in assisted living facilities account for between 42 and 57 percent of all coronavirus deaths in five European countries.
How sadly ironic it is that Prine has taken ill with the coronavirus, just as the virus has taken social isolation to the forefront and the front page.
Elderly and vulnerable people are at a higher risk of experiencing serious illness if they become sick with COVID-19.
Major grocery store chains like Walmart and Publix have adjusted their store hours, and some chains are opening early for senior citizens.
Police in Roswell, Georgia say an elderly man forked over tens of thousands of dollars after an online con artist convinced him he was dating a woman from Dubai.
Barbara Heller, 76, accidentally fell after leaning out of the window of her apartment in Manhattan's Upper East Side.
A Utah man tried to steal an elderly woman's vacant home from her with squatter's tactics and incriminating emails.
Among those arrested was an 82-year-old man and his 85-year-old wife, the only woman in the group.
The woman stood between clashing police and activists during violent protests on Saturday in the northwest of the territory.
Cory Booker said despite President Donald Trump being an "elderly, out-of-shape man," Democrats are in a "moral moment" and can't stoop to his level of pithy name-calling and "body-shaming."
"Stay on the ground old man unless you want to get hurt."
Laquisha Jones, 30, admitted to using a brick to strike 91-year-old Rodolfo Rodriguez in July.
"They're not criminals, gang members or troublemakers. They weren't confrontational or argumentative during the ordeal but still were treated worse than animals."
"We all know we are going to go at some time or other but we don't want to be reminded," one resident said.
"When I'm on Tinder and it says I'm 69, I don't get an answer," Emile Ratelband said.
The 90-year-old said her husband had kept the item on display at home since 1943, but it caused a frenzy when police discovered it was a live explosive.