matress coverThe elderly are less likely to react to a bed bug bite. Add in the facts that vision declines with age; clutter increases due to a lifetime’s accumulation of goods; more socializing occurs; and sharing of space, clothes and transportation takes place; and it’s easy to understand how bed bugs go undetected and spread in elder care housing. Many of these factors also challenge bed bug management in other multi-unit housing. Listed below are links to managing bed bugs in shelters, apartments, hotels, and other multi-unit housing environments.