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  • Where the old boys are: Life expectancy rising for senior men

    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...
  • Consider your financial options early to address post-retirement living

    Consider your financial options early to address post-retirement living
    Let’s face it: If you’re in your early to mid 50s, you’re probably not thinking about moving into a retirement community just yet—and even if you are, you’re probably not looking ahead to the eventual possibility that you...
  • Partner in Rauner firm shared misgivings about associates in nursing home case

    Partner in Rauner firm shared misgivings about associates in nursing home case
    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...
  • Care technician: Close patient contact demands both skill and compassion

    By Erinn Hutkin As a patient care technician in a hospital emergency room, Tiffany Ehlers must be prepared for anything at any time. Ehlers, 39, has worked for two years at Blue Island's Metro South Medical Center, where on any given day, she assists...
  • Down syndrome and Alzheimer's: A double burden

    Down syndrome and Alzheimer's: A double burden
    Jeff Malanoski sat in front of his bowl of cereal, watching "The Price is Right" and forgetting to eat his breakfast. His sister, Marilyn Long, sat at the table next to him and repeatedly reminded him. "Why don't you eat your cereal?" she coaxed,...
  • Nursing Homes Fined Following Lapses In Care, Verbal Abuse Of Residents

    Two nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with verbal abuse of residents, pressure sores that were not monitored and the case of a resident who fell 15 times in four months. On July 8, Greenwich Woods Health...
  • Cameras in nursing homes would aid patient safety

    Cameras in nursing homes would aid patient safety
    People who bring elderly parents to a nursing home share the same worries: Will they thrive in that environment? Will they receive timely, compassionate care? Above all: Will they be safe? Over the past two decades, Tribune reporters have documented the...
  • Lehigh County commissioners question unpaid Cedarbrook bills

    Lehigh County commissioners question unpaid Cedarbrook bills
    Lehigh County Commissioners talked budget with leaders from Cedarbrook nursing home Tuesday night, but a deeper discussion on the county-owned home's future will have to wait until next month. At the start of a public budget hearing, a county...
  • State Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Rocky Hill Nursing Home Case

    State Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Rocky Hill Nursing Home Case
    The State Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday challenging the legality of a privately owned nursing home in Rocky Hill that provides long-term care to state prison parolees and mental patients. At issue is whether the owners of the facility –...
  • Rauner avoids nursing home questions as trial starts

    Rauner avoids nursing home questions as trial starts
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Monday avoided questions about his ties to a troubled nursing home chain, while a federal trial in Florida began hearing evidence on claims that Rauner’s old private equity firm participated in a...
  • Rowland Schemes And Loses Once Again

    Rowland Schemes And Loses Once Again
    There are second acts in American lives. After disgracing himself with a conviction on corruption charges a decade ago, former Gov. John G. Rowland had a second act. He has now blown that one, as well. A jury in U.S. District Court in New Haven found...