Where Residents Have the Highest Median Age
Between 2000 and 2016, 95.2 percent of all counties experienced increases in median age. (Lois A. Bowers/McKnight’s Senior Living)

Bringing Healing Meals to the Chronically Ill in California
California nonprofits are advocating for a medically tailored meal pilot program for low-income residents. (Jodi Helmer/KQED)

AARP Ranks Washington #1 for Long-Term Care
The state of Washington is the best in the nation when it comes to supporting seniors, adults with disabilities and their family caregivers, according to a new report from AARP. (Nicholas Shanmac/Vancouver Business Journal)

Can You Find the Defibrillator at Work? Half of People Say No
Do you know where your workplace's automated external defibrillator is located? About half of all U.S. employees don't, according to the results of an American Heart Association survey. (Courtney Columbus/NPR Health Shots)

The New War on Sepsis
Sepsis is the leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals, according to Sepsis Alliance, a nationwide advocacy group based in San Diego. More than 1 million people get severe sepsis each year in the U.S, and up to 50 percent of them die from it. It is also one of the most expensive conditions for hospitals to treat, costing $24 billion annually. (Anna Gorman/Kaiser Health News)