Robert Weisman

Robert Weisman reports on Baby Boomers -- their work, health, money, and lifestyle -- and life after 50. He is particularly interested in retirement and reinvention, aging, and second acts. In his 18 years at The Globe, Weisman has previously worked as a technology editor and a business writer covering high-tech and venture capital, aerospace, management issues, hospitals, health insurance, and life sciences. Before coming to The Globe, he was a business editor and writer for the Seattle Times, Hartford Courant, and New Haven Register. He is a native of Norwich, Conn., and a graduate of Boston University.

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Full disclosure on deaths at nursing homes will take time, state officials say

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The Department of Public Health has so far provided limited data about outbreaks at long-term-care facilities, following pressure from the news media, lawmakers, and advocates.

For the first time, state divulges death toll by nursing home, and more than 80 have 20 or more COVID-19 deaths

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Wednesday’s disclosure had multiple gaps, suggesting the number of deaths in senior care may be significantly higher than state health officials are reporting.

For nursing home staffs, it’s grit, teamwork, and an us-against-the-world mindset

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Some say they feel forgotten by the public even as they face constant risk and heartbreak, and make what they see as the most important contributions of their lives.

For workers over 65, nothing says you’re old like a stay-at-home advisory

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Governor Charlie Baker issued a new “safer at home advisory" this week — “not an order,” he was quick to say — asking employees 65 or older or those with underlying health conditions to remain in lockdown as their colleagues begin returning to the workplace.