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  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    LARRY CURCHOE has been promoted to Walmart store manager in Bethlehem, where he will direct daily operations and oversee 160 full- and part-time employees. Curchoe has worked at Walmart for the past 16 years and began his career as an hourly associate...
  • Senior's rape throws light on problems in assisted-living homes

    MINNEAPOLIS At the Edgewood Vista senior home in Hermantown, Minn., elderly residents were stunned, even incredulous, over the recent revelation that an 89-year-old fellow resident was drugged and raped in her bed last year by a young caregiver. But...
  • New charges in fraud scheme at shuttered West Side hospital

    New charges in fraud scheme at shuttered West Side hospital
    A federal indictment filed today expanded the scope of an alleged insurance fraud scheme at Sacred Heart Hospital and included charges against two new defendants as well as a doctor who had previously been dismissed from the case. The 57-count...
  • Two workers at care center accused of elderly abuse

    Two workers at care center accused of elderly abuse
    Two aides at a St. Charles nursing home have been charged for allegedly taking video of themselves striking one of the residents, an elderly woman with dementia, Kane County officials said. Chemyra Barnett, 18, and Jacqueline Santos, 18, both of South...
  • Feeling ill-effects of private long-term care insurance

    Feeling ill-effects of private long-term care insurance
    Critics of safety-net programs such as Social Security and Medicare are fond of saying that the private sector would do a much better job of protecting people thanks to the magic of the marketplace. Mike and Judy Holtzman of Laguna Woods are now...
  • For-Profit Hospitals Offer Advantages

    The resistance to for-profit hospitals in Connecticut reveals a degree of naivete about legal and financial realities that our political leadership ignores at the peril of the state's health care system. Our leaders should promote nonprofit/for-profit...
  • Connecticut's Unfunded Debts: Future Peril

    We all use state services and we are all invested in Connecticut's future. My family's investments are primarily in our home and jobs. Yours may include children in school, a parent in a nursing home, care for a disabled family member, living in a town...
  • Head of L.A. County public health department retires

    Head of L.A. County public health department retires
    The head of Los Angeles County's public health department — one of the largest agencies of its kind in the nation — announced he is retiring, now that a controversial campaign to break apart his agency has been abandoned. Jonathan Fielding...
  • Patients speed through recovery at new rehab center

    Patients speed through recovery at new rehab center
    A 101-year-old man fell at his home in Palm Beach, and doctors said he would never walk again. They were wrong — he is walking thanks to a new $30 million, short-term rehabilitation therapy facility in West Palm Beach. The nonprofit MorseLife...
  • Top L.A. County public health official announces he's retiring

    Top L.A. County public health official announces he's retiring
    The head of Los Angeles County's public health department has announced his intention to retire. In a letter sent to department employees Thursday, department director Jonathan Fielding wrote, "After considerable thought, I have decided to leave...
  • Dementia patients come alive hearing favorite music [Senior Circles]

    One evening my sister, Mary, called me, all excited about a news item she saw on ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer. Mary said that it was both sad and beautiful at the same time. The episode, in Sawyer's "America Strong" segment, was titled, "iPods...