| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Six nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with cases of verbal abuse, a resident who was given morphine by mistake and a resident who broke a bone after jumping out of a window.
On Aug. 12, Abbott Terrace...
| Aug 16, 2014
Soaring fire fees that knocked some assisted living facilities out of business are dropping dramatically now that few of those homes remain open.
Operators of the homes serving the mentally ill said all along that the city's goal behind the fee spike was...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:47 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s silver-haired voter demographic has a clear message for its gubernatorial front-runners: talk to us.
A new AARP Florida poll suggests voters ages 50 and up are increasingly worried about their finances, feeling they...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:55 AM
As conflicting accusations over the sale of a troubled nursing home chain with links to Republican Bruce Rauner air in a Florida courtroom, so far this much has become clear: The legal proceedings and the fallout from them have left a lot of people...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Pat and Arne Cook thought they'd made their last, best move when they retired to a golf community on Skidaway Island, near Savannah, Ga., 17 years ago. The couple had lived for 25 years in Connecticut, where they raised their four children.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:44 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — A federal bankruptcy trial is focusing for a second day on how the shell of a financially troubled chain of nursing homes launched by Bruce Rauner's GTCR investment firm legally ended up in the hands of an elderly graphic artist....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday tried to shift the conversation away from a nursing home firm bankruptcy trial in Florida by contending that an early prison release program under Quinn led to the shooting death of a 9-year-old last...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:01 PM
A former partner in Bruce Rauner's GTCR equity firm testified Friday at a Tampa bankruptcy trial that the company's investment in a controversial nursing home business was damaged by poor management at the chain, squabbling creditors and a financial...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:30 AM
As Bruce Rauner enters the home stretch of his run for Illinois governor, 1,000 miles away in Tampa, Fla., a federal bankruptcy trial opens Monday to weigh allegations that the investment firm he ran participated in a fraudulent scheme to avoid...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Forget the baby boom. A man boom is coming, and it will make the senior scene of tomorrow vastly different from the one today.
Instead of a sea of women in senior communities, nursing homes and adult day-care centers, Census projections predict the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:21 AM
A partner at Republican Bruce Rauner's GTCR investment firm expressed misgivings about some of their former business associates in a troubled nursing home chain hit by hefty wrongful death lawsuit awards, according to video-recorded testimony played...