| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:24 PM
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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:28 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:27 PM
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...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 9:24 AM
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...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:17 PM
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....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:36 AM
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...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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...