| Sep 22, 2013
On the weekends in the early ‘80s, my dad would often take me and my sister to Trumbull Inn, a bar in Colorado’s South Platte River basin where he drank beer and played horseshoes (I know it seems strange to urban sensibilities that parents...
| Sep 22, 2013
The breathtaking, disturbing, monumental artwork and writings of Henry Darger (1892-1973), a previously unknown and reclusive Chicago hospital janitor, were found shortly after he moved out of his apartment and into a nursing home. The works detail a...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Fourteen-year-old Troy Neal grew up in Baltimore. It’s where his friends are, where he scraped his knees learning to skateboard in Carroll Park, and where he had planned to attend Mount St. Joseph’s High School this fall.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The new owners of a nursing home in Northbrook are seeking permission to add a gym for physical and occupational therapies as part of a plan to change the facility into a rehabilitation center.
Legacy Healthcare Financial Services LLC, which is managing...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Annemarie Provisero recalls every detail of the crash.
She can point exactly to where she left blood streaks on the pavement of Dean Road.
She knows exactly where her broken body lay in the crosswalk after she was struck by a neighbor's car at the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:10 PM
At least 12 groups are considering submitting proposals to buy the Franklin County-owned Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, county officials said Thursday.
County officials have distributed packets to a dozen skilled nursing providers...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) is revoking the license of an adult care home in Topeka, the Topeka Community Healthcare Center, located at 1821 SE 21st Street in Topeka.
For several years this facility, currently home...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:17 AM
There’s a lot to gain by giving in Howard County.
Each year, residents from across the county volunteer their time, doing everything from helping young readers pick out library books and driving seniors to doctors appointments to stocking...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:52 PM
The threatened cut of Medicare funding for 26 rural South Dakota hospitals, including those in Eureka and Bowdle, would have a devastating affect on the viability of the hospitals and the towns, say health care administrators. The proposal, from the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:15 PM
How far would you want doctors to go to save your life after a bad accident? It's a tough question many people may not want to think about it, but they should. The state has created the Maryland Order for Life Sustaining Treatment form, which patients...
| Sep 2, 2013
Labor Day this year finds American unions plunging into the unknown. Fast-food and retail workers in roughly 60 cities have been demonstrating for a living wage, though how exactly they will win concessions from such mega-corporations as McDonald's...