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  • 14 big wildfires scorching California; evacuees include a hospital

    Thousands of firefighters on Sunday continued to battle 14 large wildfires -- most sparked by lightning strikes -- in northern and central California that combined were burning more than 117,000 acres Sunday, officials said.   The Eiler and Bald fires...
  • Use simple steps to reduce health care costs in retirement

    Q: I saw the report that 65-year-old couples will need more than $200,000 for health care costs during retirement. Why is the amount so steep, and what can I do to lower these costs? A: Fidelity's annual retiree health care cost estimate found that...
  • Six Nursing Homes Fined Following Lapses In Care

    Six nursing homes were cited by the state Department of Public Health following lapses in care, including an accidental medication overdose, falls that resulted in injuries and failing to monitor residents. Paradigm Healthcare Center of Torrington was...
  • Rowland Defense: Case About Trying To Buy Seat In Congress

    Rowland Defense: Case About Trying To Buy Seat In Congress
    NEW HAVEN – John G. Rowland's prosecutors argued Thursday that the former three-term governor has struck at one of the underpinnings of free and fair elections and they urged jurors who have watched and listened through two weeks of trial to find...
  • Emotionally fraught times require extra financial care

    The widow was long past the first stages of money management after her husband died, leaving her to raise her school-age children. She was past ordering extra death certificates and changing the names on credit cards and other financial accounts. She was...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Forum On Long-Term Care And Retirement Planning

    Just one year in a Connecticut nursing home can cost more than $142,000, and Medicare and health insurance may only cover a fraction of that cost. If you're 40 or older, long-term care insurance should be part of your retirement plan. Cragin Memorial...
  • Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws; Sentencing Dec. 12

    Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws; Sentencing Dec. 12
    NEW HAVEN — Former Gov. John G. Rowland, a political rising star who crashed a decade ago in a corruption scandal, fell again Friday when a jury in federal court found him guilty in a low-rent scheme to collect secret paychecks from rich...
  • Antipsychotic Use Drops In State Nursing Homes, New Data Show

    Connecticut still ranks high among states in the use of antipsychotic drugs for elderly nursing home residents, but its rate of use has dropped 21.6 percent since 2011 – more than the national average -- new government data show. The data, released...
  • Nursing Home Exec Says Rowland Performed Tasks For Company

     Nursing Home Exec Says Rowland Performed Tasks For Company
    NEW HAVEN – The top executive at the Apple Rehab nursing home chain testified Monday that he may have met, talked or exchanged emails as many as eight times with former Gov. John G. Rowland on business subjects, as Rowland began what could be a...
  • If we fight wars, we must take care of our veterans

    To the editor: Thanks to columnist Steve Lopez for keeping the issues facing veterans like Paul Cooper and others with CalVet's West Los Angeles Veterans Home in the news. ("For ailing veterans, endless government delays," Sept. 13) Ironically, in the...
  • Witness Says He Never Thought Rowland Contract Was Ruse

    Witness Says He Never Thought Rowland Contract Was Ruse
    NEW HAVEN – The top executive at Apple Rehab disclosed Tuesday that he was once afraid former Gov. John G. Rowland was being groomed to replace him, as Rowland's defense team continued trying to establish that Rowland provided real consulting...