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Long Term Care

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  • Study costs, restrictions carefully before buying long-term care insurance

    Mackey McNeill, a CPA and personal financial specialist in Bellevue, Ky., talks with clients in their 50s and early 60s about protecting their retirement savings from potential long-term-care expenses--which currently average more than $85,000 a year...
  • Elder care needs greater emphasis

    Elder care needs greater emphasis
    I am writing to you today to express how important it is that elders in the community receive the care they deserve, despite being unable to pay for the in-home services that they need. As a professional advocate for elders in Palm Beach County, I am...
  • Foul odor prompts water probe at Cedarbrook nursing home

    Foul odor prompts water probe at Cedarbrook nursing home
    Cedarbrook nursing home in South Whitehall has temporarily halted the use of tap water at the facility after a staff employee reported a foul odor coming from a hot water faucet Sunday. The Lehigh County-owned nursing home has been providing bottled...
  • Cedarbrook nursing home still without tap water

    Cedarbrook nursing home still without tap water
    Residents and staff at Lehigh County-owned Cedarbrook nursing home will be without the use of tap water until at least Friday while the county awaits the result of tests prompted by a report of foul-smelling water. County officials had hoped to have...
  • Water service returned for most Cedarbrook residents

    Water service returned for most Cedarbrook residents
    Roughly half the residents at Lehigh County-owned Cedarbrook nursing home are now allowed to use their water after the latest round of testing prompted by foul-smelling tap water. Rick Molchany, Lehigh County's general services director, said water...
  • Feds Want Prison For Lisa Wilson-Foley In Rowland Case

    Feds Want Prison For Lisa Wilson-Foley In Rowland Case
    Federal prosecutors are pressing for a 10-month prison sentence for onetime congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, who they assert was so driven by entitlement and political ambition that she struck an illegal campaign deal with former Gov. John G....
  • Just-In-Time Scheduling To Come Under Scrutiny At Capitol

    Just-In-Time Scheduling To Come Under Scrutiny At Capitol
    HARTFORD — With sophisticated computer programs, employers have data to predict how many people will be needed for a Tuesday lunch rush if it's raining, or on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the mall in December. The workforce analytics company...
  • Finding the right nursing home takes time, effort and a keen eye

    Until last year, Norm Guivens didn't have the most favorable impression of nursing homes. Having visited various friends and relatives in these facilities, the Braintree, Mass., bridge teacher was struck mostly by the odor of soiled linens and drab...
  • Healy, Recently Connected To Rowland Scandal, Gets GOP Senate Staff Job For $82,000 A Year

    Healy, Recently Connected To Rowland Scandal, Gets GOP Senate Staff Job For $82,000 A Year
    Chris Healy, a former Republican state chairman who became embroiled in the federal investigation that led to former Gov. John G. Rowland's September conviction on campaign conspiracy charges, was named as communications and policy analyst Tuesday for the...
  • Be a Santa to a senior

    Be a Santa to a senior
    Pam Urnowey started visiting the elderly in nursing homes when she was 9 years old. The first visits were at Christmas, and the delight she saw in the residents — old and ailing and often alone — left a powerful impression. "They didn't have...
  • Teacher juggles the different stresses of tending to a dying companion

    Teacher juggles the different stresses of tending to a dying companion
    Nick Telesca, a 72-year-old substitute teacher, got home from work at 5 p.m. and marched straight upstairs to his tiny North Hollywood apartment, ready to begin his second job. The woman he loves is dying, and he is trying to make her as comfortable as...