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  • Fort Lauderdale man accused of trying to suffocate father at Ohio nursing home

    Fort Lauderdale man accused of trying to suffocate father at Ohio nursing home
    A Fort Lauderdale man tried to suffocate his terminally ill father and yelled out, "Let me do what I need to do!" while on a tequila-fueled tirade at an Ohio nursing home, according to a police report. Steven Curtis, 58, also is accused of assaulting a...
  • Review: 'Alive Inside' ★★★

    Review: 'Alive Inside' ★★&#9733
    Think of them as Lazarus moments. One by one, we are introduced to a series of elderly people with serious dementia. People who've barely said a word in years, who don't recognize their children, who sit around nursing homes like the living dead. Then...
  • Waterbury Nursing Home Ordered To Hire Nurse Consultant, Fined $5,000

    A Waterbury nursing home has agreed to pay a $5,000 fine and hire a nursing consultant after state health inspections uncovered numerous violations at the facility, including resident neglect and unsanitary conditions. Terms of the agreement, reached...
  • Dietitians serve up nutrition advice to help patients lead healthier lives

    By Erinn Hutkin Holly Herrington had always been interested in food and nutrition -- mainly related to weight loss -- something she's struggled with most of her adult life. She developed a passion for reading "every nutrition book, diet book, magazine...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Health department boosts Lehigh nursing home

     
    A Lehigh County nursing home is among six facilities statewide honored with the state Department of Health's "Award for Excellence in Health Care Compliance." Lehigh Center, Genesis Health Care, at 1718 Spring Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, is among...
  • Plumbing problems still plaguing Gracedale, could be fixed by Thursday

     
    After a spate of plumbing issues left parts of Gracedale Nursing Home without water for nearly two weeks, hot water could be completely restored by Thursday night, Administrator Millard D. Freeman said Tuesday. Inspections of the water supply Feb. 26...
  • 'Alive Inside' a joyful look at music's key to unlock dementia

     'Alive Inside' a joyful look at music's key to unlock dementia
    Think of them as Lazarus moments. One by one, we are introduced to a series of elderly people with serious dementia. People who've barely said a word in years, who don't recognize their own children, who sit around nursing homes like the living dead....
  • Illinois leads Medicare billings for group therapy

    Illinois leads Medicare billings for group therapy
    A few years ago, Illinois' Medicaid program for the poor noticed some odd trends in its billings for group psychotherapy sessions. Nursing home residents were being taken several times a week to off-site locations, and Medicaid was picking up the tab...
  • Rauner takes in more than $853,000, gives $750,000 to state GOP

    Rauner takes in more than $853,000, gives $750,000 to state GOP
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner’s fundraising operation isn’t taking the summer off, based on new campaign disclosure reports filed with the State Board of Elections. Rauner’s camp reported receiving $853,450 in donations of...