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Long Term Care

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  • Frequently asked questions about Medicare

    Frequently asked questions about Medicare
    Since 1966, residents 65 or older have been able to sign up for Medicare, the federal government's health plan for seniors. But there are now private plans available, as well as a drug plan, giving people more options — but also raising more...
  • Nursing Home Disclosure Bill: Transparency or Intrusion?

    The state's nursing homes call it excessive and intrusive. The Malloy administration calls it a move towards transparency. At issue is a bill that would require nursing homes to disclose the financial status of any "related party" businesses that...
  • Signs of healing in Texas town a year after deadly plant blast

    WEST, Texas (Reuters) - Still healing from multiple broken bones after the force of a deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant lifted him out of his boots a year ago, one first responder has begun to address the anguish of losing his team members....
  • Long-term care: Why your location really matters

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Location, location location: Not only is it key to the value of real estate, it's also a big driver of the cost of long-term care. A study of long-term care costs in the United States released this week shows that the cost of long-...
  • Lake Griffin State Park offers guided boat tours

    Lake Griffin State Park offers guided boat tours
    Guided boat tours of the Dead River Marsh and Lake Griffin are being offered at Lake Griffin State Park, 3089 U.S. Highway 27-441 in Fruitland Park. A 45-minute pontoon boat tour is offer every Monday and Friday through May 2. Tour dates and frequency...
  • A year after explosion, West is on the mend

    WEST, Texas Two flags, tattered by an explosion blocks away, have flown at half-staff at the Emergency Medical Services station since shortly after a fertilizer mixing operation blew up April 17, 2013, devastating this quiet Central Texas town and killing...
  • How much does senior care cost? Genworth releases 2014 cost of care survey

    How much does senior care cost? Genworth releases 2014 cost of care survey
    In its 11th annual survey of senior care costs, Genworth notes that the cost of in-home care continues to rise only slightly as compared to care in a facility. It estimates that 70 percent of those over 65 will need long term health care services, and the...
  • Male stripper reasonable for nursing home residents

    After reading the article about the male stripper being hired by a nursing home to entertain residents, I say good for them. I agree with the nursing home that the residents may be in their 80s, but they can certainly decide for themselves. Did the...
  • Ted Kennedy Jr. Running For State Senate

    Ted Kennedy Jr. Running For State Senate
    BRANFORD — Saying he had a calling to public service from a young age, Edward "Ted" Kennedy Jr. announced Tuesday his desire to continue his family's legacy and seek election to the state Senate. At a campaign announcement held in his hometown...
  • Stripper at New York nursing home leads resident's son to sue

    When Franklin Youngblood was sorting through his mother’s belongings at a nursing home in January 2013, he found a photograph of a man wearing only underpants hovering over her. He sued, alleging that East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on...
  • Rowland Pleads Not Guilty; Lawyer Promises He Will Be 'Fully Vindicated'

    Rowland Pleads Not Guilty; Lawyer Promises He Will Be 'Fully Vindicated'
    NEW HAVEN — John G. Rowland pleaded not guilty Friday to seven campaign fraud charges for which he was indicted a day earlier, and his lawyer promised an aggressive defense that will leave Connecticut's previously convicted, three-term governor...