Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Correctional Healthcare Resources

Featured Product Categories

Featured Corrections Product

Most Popular Articles

Correctional Healthcare Article

Print Comment RSS Bookmark

'Silver tsunami' of aging inmates may pressure prison resources

The Human Rights Watch calls the aging inmate population a "silver tsunami" because of the hard-hitting impact aging inmates are likely to have on state budgets within the coming decade

By Brooke Adams
The Salt Lake Tribune

DRAPER, Utah — Lionel M. Nance uses a walker to get around and needs help in and out of the shower, getting his meal trays and medications, doing his laundry and making his bed.

He can't see well, has heart and prostate problems, and doesn't always remember to fill his oxygen machine with water.

Full story:'Silver tsunami' of aging inmates may pressure prison resources

The comments below are member-generated and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of CorrectionsOne or its staff.
Most Commented Articles
1. C1 humor column: 45 signs you're a corrections officerCorrections Article Comments151
2. Fla. CO stabbed to death by inmateCorrections Article Comments76
3. Officer strangled at Wash. state prisonCorrections Article Comments62
4. Right or wrong: Supervisor doesn't write up officer for security breachCorrections Article Comments48
5. TASERs in prison: A good idea?Corrections Article Comments47
6. C1 humor column: The top prison nicknamesCorrections Article Comments44
7. Officials: Inmate kills Pa. corrections officerCorrections Article Comments42
8. Ala. inmate dies after attacking corrections officerCorrections Article Comments42
9.  Cell phone smuggling techniques: A photo database Secure - Login RequiredCorrections Article Comments42
10. Mont. prison nurse who had sex with inmate gets 25 yearsCorrections Article Comments37

Back to previous page