Sweden permits local bans on visiting elderly care homes

Sweden permits local bans on visiting elderly care homes

Sweden's government has given the Public Health Agency the power to impose local visit bans on elderly care facilities, in the latest of a string of new measures to counter rising coronavirus cases.

Sweden’s care home residents report higher anxiety and loneliness than previous years

Sweden’s care home residents report higher anxiety and loneliness than previous years

Meet the Swedish over-90s who are regulars at the gym

Meet the Swedish over-90s who are regulars at the gym

Police probe mystery death at Swedish care home after spate of overdoses

Police probe mystery death at Swedish care home after spate of overdoses

Malmö commuter town plans Sweden’s first ‘dementia village’

Malmö commuter town plans Sweden’s first ‘dementia village’

90-year-old Swede suffering from dementia stuck with massive cat bill

90-year-old Swede suffering from dementia stuck with massive cat bill

This man, 96, just wanted to ride a horse one last time…

This man, 96, just wanted to ride a horse one last time…

Meet Sweden’s oldest newlyweds (probably)

Meet Sweden’s oldest newlyweds (probably)

Happy elderly Swedes are ‘eternal teenagers’

Happy elderly Swedes are ‘eternal teenagers’

More elderly Swedes enjoy an active sex life

More elderly Swedes enjoy an active sex life

Swedish pensioners long for youthful company

Swedish pensioners long for youthful company

How to tackle Sweden’s ageing population

How to tackle Sweden’s ageing population

Sweden opens first retirement home for gays

Sweden opens first retirement home for gays

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Elderly lady killed by washing powder

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Swedish study gives hope for Alzheimers patients

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Old people ‘mistreated’ in home

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Stockholm Syndrome: I want to grow old in Sweden

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Webcam nets retirement home thief

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Sweden’s oldest person turns 111

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Sweden’s elderly “isolated and insecure”

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Dying man left covered in excrement

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92 year old robbed and run over

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Men ‘fleeced couple out of millions’

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Sick drivers blamed for accidents

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Scabies outbreak at old people’s home

More elderly Swedes prescribed antidepressants

More elderly Swedes prescribed antidepressants

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State to use old couple’s cash to pay thieves’ debts

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Sweden’s oldest person dies

Reinfeldt: ‘focus on elderly instead of unemployed’

Reinfeldt: ‘focus on elderly instead of unemployed’

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Court ruling separates 90-year-old from wife

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Swedish researchers find strokes linked to depression

Sweden’s heat wave endangers elderly

Sweden’s heat wave endangers elderly

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Credit card ban for Swedish pensioners

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More elderly Swedes prescribed anti-psychotic drugs

Resident in elderly living facility found dead after six weeks

Resident in elderly living facility found dead after six weeks

Christian Democrats propose VIP care for the elderly

Christian Democrats propose VIP care for the elderly

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Taxi leaves 89-year-old woman to walk alone in the woods

Nursing home residents taking too many drugs: report

Nursing home residents taking too many drugs: report

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Elderly man kills wife with axe

Sweden moves closer to nursing homes for gays

Sweden moves closer to nursing homes for gays

Older Europeans drinking more: Swedish study

Older Europeans drinking more: Swedish study

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Couple in their nineties ‘too healthy’ for nursing home

Pensioners rally behind slap-happy 70-year-old

Pensioners rally behind slap-happy 70-year-old

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‘Grim Reaper’ threatens to castrate incontinent patient

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Swedish nursing home introduces coffee rationing

‘Don’t separate elderly couples’: Minister

‘Don’t separate elderly couples’: Minister

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98-year-old reports doc over early death cert

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Home helper in dock after old man’s bequest

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102-year-old seeks to ditch legal guardian

Dementia patients locked in alone at night: report

Dementia patients locked in alone at night: report

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Man lay dead in his flat for more than a year

Sweden home to more than 1,600 centenarians

Sweden home to more than 1,600 centenarians

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Murder probe over missing Swedish pastor

‘Elderly coordinator’ to fix health care problems

‘Elderly coordinator’ to fix health care problems

Swede, 92, tricked into giving away home

Swede, 92, tricked into giving away home

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90-year-old man dead following fist fight

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Nursing home hushed sex abuse claims

Female caregiver suspected of selling sex to elderly patient

Female caregiver suspected of selling sex to elderly patient

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Nurse pressed vomit down patient’s throat

Nurses suspended after maltreating elderly

Nurses suspended after maltreating elderly

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80-year-old convicted for nursing home abuse

Authorities decline to report suspended nurses

Authorities decline to report suspended nurses

Elderly more likely to fall in the dark: Swedish study

Elderly more likely to fall in the dark: Swedish study

Maltreatment reports increasing in Swedish geriatric care

Maltreatment reports increasing in Swedish geriatric care

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Gullan, 71, ‘too old’ for treatment: clinic

Eva, 96, emigrates to Thailand

Eva, 96, emigrates to Thailand

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Man denies buying sex: ‘I couldn’t get it up’

Swedish ‘baby boomer’ crime on the rise: agency

Swedish ‘baby boomer’ crime on the rise: agency

‘Secret’ bonus scheme at nursing homes revealed

‘Secret’ bonus scheme at nursing homes revealed

Care home staff weigh diapers to save money

Care home staff weigh diapers to save money

Stockholm drops controversial care firm

Stockholm drops controversial care firm

Care home turned cost cutting ‘into a game’

Care home turned cost cutting ‘into a game’

Caregiver threatened to kill dementia patient

Caregiver threatened to kill dementia patient

91-year-old Swede sends would-be burglar packing

91-year-old Swede sends would-be burglar packing

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Elderly man suspected of murdering wife

Bengt, 80, left for a week with broken neck

Bengt, 80, left for a week with broken neck

Nurse stuffs tape roll in dementia patient’s mouth

Nurse stuffs tape roll in dementia patient’s mouth

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Elderly murder suspect found dead

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Living woman reported dead in central Sweden

Anna, 100, ‘too healthy’ for nursing home spot

Anna, 100, ‘too healthy’ for nursing home spot

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Reward offered for info on woman’s assault

The octogenarian Saint Lucia choir: still in tune

The octogenarian Saint Lucia choir: still in tune

Seal moves into Swedish elderly home

Seal moves into Swedish elderly home

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Elderly lady drove home wrong car

Elderly men should ride women’s bikes: study

Elderly men should ride women’s bikes: study

Swedish home to care for elderly Spanish speakers

Swedish home to care for elderly Spanish speakers

Police warn of rogue cops swindling elderly

Police warn of rogue cops swindling elderly

Some Swedish care homes have had no cases of Covid-19 – what did they do right?

Some Swedish care homes have had no cases of Covid-19 – what did they do right?