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  • Eight Nursing Homes Fined Following Lapses In Care

    Eight nursing homes have been fined more than $1,000 each by the state Department of Public Health in connection with incidents in which residents sustained cuts or broken bones or suffered from lapses in care. DPH fined The Springs at Watermark 3030...
  • Rowland Does Not Testify As Defense Rests

    Rowland Does Not Testify As Defense Rests
    NEW HAVEN – Jury deliberations are set to begin after ex-governor and radio host John G. Rowland declined on Wednesday to take the witness stand at his trial and defend himself from charges that he was part of a low-rent conspiracy to hide $35,000...
  • Wilson-Foley Aide Testifies Rowland's Radio Gig Helped Campaign

     Wilson-Foley Aide Testifies Rowland's Radio Gig Helped Campaign
    NEW HAVEN – Another young aide testified Wednesday that he became so distressed when Lisa Wilson-Foley confided she was adding former Gov. John Rowland to her campaign staff that he dashed off a frantic email to a colleague — while driving the...
  • I Felt Sorry For Rowland, But It Passed

    I Felt Sorry For Rowland, But It Passed
    When my big scandal hits — it involves Victorian steampunk goggles, steroids and payments laundered through the Cape Verde National Brass Choir — I may hire Reid Weingarten as my defense counsel. Weingarten is this good: He made me feel a...
  • For gerontology specialists, helping the elderly live full lives is a joy

    Julie Bach thinks a lot about growing older. But that focus isn't on herself. As an assistant professor of social work at Dominican University in River Forest, Bach trains students in gerontology, the study of aging. Her resume includes stints as a...
  • Aide Tells How Disclosing Rowland's Role Hurt Campaign

    Aide Tells How Disclosing Rowland's Role Hurt Campaign
    NEW HAVEN — A top aide to congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley testified on Thursday that Wilson-Foley's 2012 campaign was thrown into disarray and eventually collapsed when she was forced to disclose that former Gov. John Rowland was working...
  • Nursing Home Execs Testify Rowland Had No Role In Company

    Nursing Home Execs Testify Rowland Had No Role In Company
    NEW HAVEN — A top executive at the Apple Rehab nursing home chain testified Friday that she was stunned when she took a frantic after-hours call from her boss two years ago asking her to sign off on a corporate statement that former Gov. John...
  • Foley Testifies He Devised Sham Contract For Rowland

    Foley Testifies He Devised Sham Contract For Rowland
    NEW HAVEN – Brian Foley, owner of a nursing home chain and No. 1 backer of wife Lisa Wilson-Foley's political ambition, acknowledged Monday that it was his idea to hide former Gov. John Rowland's work for his wife's congressional campaign by...
  • Should video cameras be used in nursing homes?

     Should video cameras be used in nursing homes?
    A proposal from the Illinois attorney general's office to allow camera monitoring in nursing homes is drawing cautious support from elder care advocates, who have raised concerns about the privacy of seniors. Attorney General Lisa Madigan's proposal,...
  • Toronto: Julianne Moore's Alzheimer's Drama 'Still Alice' Explores Disease

    The realities of Alzheimer's disease and its effects on both the patients and their loved ones form the core of "Still Alice," starring Julianne Moore as Dr. Alice Howland, a 50-year-old college professor who is diagnosed with Early-onset Familial...
  • Dementia patients continue to get medications with little, no benefit

    Dementia patients continue to get medications with little, no benefit
    More than half of nursing home patients who suffer severe dementia and are likely to die within a year or two are administered medications that offer little to no benefit and may cause pointless discomfort, a new study finds. The latest research,...