| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:26 AM
The following items were taken from Park Ridge police reports:
A Niles woman was charged with DUI, having no valid insurance and disobeying a red light July 8 on the 1500 block of W. Touhy Ave.
A Chicago man was charged with driving with no insurance,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Nurizi Gosnell has come a long away.
Five years ago at age 6, Nurizi arrived as the first patient at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Pediatric Unit in Bethlehem, in need of care after a traumatic brain injury. He was put on a feeding tube and was unable to...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: My mother recently passed away. She was the person running the finances for her and my father. My sister and I now have power of attorney over my dad's finances.
My parents have CD accounts stashed at many...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Dozens of people, representing health and advocacy groups for the elderly, met Tuesday morning to hear how long-term care for a growing elderly population statewide may be addressed.
The state Senate’s Select Committee on Aging and Long-term Care,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:45 PM
With aging comes the need to get extra help whether with issues surrounding one's health or assistance with activities of daily living. Help can be as simple as having someone come into the home to clean and cook meals or as complex as diabetes...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Sitting in a donated suite at a White Sox game, a Wheaton man had what he described as the day of his life.
Bill White, 74, an avid baseball fan who has spina bifida, spent nearly an hour chatting with his favorite former player, Billy Pierce.
| Jun 27, 2014
Advocates for care
The Ombudsman Program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities seeks volunteers to assist in protecting the rights and promoting the well-being of residents in long-term care facilities, including nursing homes...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Attorneys for Bryan Stow closed their case against the Dodgers on Monday with the testimony of an accountant who estimated that the lifetime tab for Stow’s medical care and lost wages could exceed $37 million.
The San Francisco Giants fan beaten...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Bill and Nancy Frost started making financial plans to deal with Alzheimer's disease as quickly as they addressed the medical issues. Bill, 75, was still in the early stages of Alzheimer's after seven years, but he and Nancy, 73, knew that his health...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:31 PM
A black bear passed by an Illinois nursing home, strolled through a small town, rested in a tree and visited a youth camp Wednesday. The sightings southwest of Rockford were the latest this month as the nomadic creature — and officials believe it&...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Maria Mascone's mom had dementia, and she spent her final six years in an assisted living facility.
The cost of the facility ran about $3,000 a month. Mascone says her dad left behind a sizable nest egg, and eventually the sale of her parents' home...