| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:11 PM
A Kokomo baby is alive because three neighbors were at the right place, at just the right time.
The neighbors said when 6-month-old Saige Mays was brought to their door, she was not breathing and didn't have a heartbeat. They immediately reacted,...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Last time I wrote about my dad, he'd taken a fall in his bedroom, couldn't get up, but didn't want yet another ride in an ambulance. So my mother got down on the floor with him, pulled up a blanket and they went to sleep.
This time they went down...
| Mar 14, 2010
| 9:28 AM
Considering the black eye Charles Cullen gave the nursing profession when he admitted not long ago to killing 29 patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey -- seven locally -- you'd think hospitals would be extra cautious when hiring health professionals....
| Nov 27, 2011
Gene Dorio, an old-school doctor who makes house calls in Santa Clarita, drives a 1990 Volvo with 362,000 miles on the clock and duct tape holding things together. His patients have a lot of miles on them, too. Dorio is a geriatric physician.
| Nov 23, 2011
| 10:59 AM
One in five Hoosiers is 65-years-old or older, the number of nursing homes in the state is going down and Indiana ranks among the worst in the nation for food insecurity for seniors.
So, what do families do?
At Home is a service that helps to match...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 9:00 PM
• The Maugansville Ruritan Pancake Breakfast Saturday from 6:30 to 11 a.m. Tickets cost $5.50 for adults, $3 for those ages 6-12 and are free for those 5 and younger.
For more information, call 301-791-5432.
• The third annual...
| Nov 28, 2011
A holiday concert with music provided by the Appalachian Wind Quintet and the Haven Lutheran Senior Choir will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, starting at 5 p.m. at Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road in Hagerstown.
Selections of traditional and...
| Jul 30, 2011
When you have a loved one approaching the end, you feel like you're walking along the edge of a cliff in the dark, but at least you've got plenty of company.
I'm still sifting through hundreds of responses to my July 17 column about my dad, who took a...
| Dec 4, 2011
The cancer that started 11 years ago has now ravaged the body of Freddie Ramos. It attacked a kidney first, then a lung, and the 57-year-old family man knows that death waits in the near distance.
He's not ready to go, he says, but he's prepared....
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:25 AM
The smoking ban proposal will go before the City-County Council Monday.
Indianapolis City-County Council President Ryan Vaughn will introduce the proposal at a meeting Monday night that would eliminate many of the loopholes in Indianapolis’...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 8:27 PM
It was dreary out the other afternoon and Laura Salgado's mood matched the weather until she walked into the student union lobby at Lehigh Carbon Community College and saw the dogs.
There was a basset hound named Copper and a golden retriever named...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 9:21 AM
One in five Hoosiers is 65 or older. The number of nursing homes in the state is going down and Indiana ranks among the worst in the nation for food insecurity for seniors. So what do families do?
Frank Burrows' mother-in-law is like many aging adults....