| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:13 AM
When Sam Pasco was young, he recalls his mother telling him, "If you can help somebody, just do it."
Never forgetting those words, Pasco has dedicated his life to two things: music and helping people.
Pasco, 85, plays the saxophone in a trio with...
| Dec 11, 2012
On Tuesday, Scott Schuett will come before the Virginia Board of Long-Term Care Administrators at a public hearing to determine whether he will keep his license to administer assisted living facilities (ALFs) in the state.
The board suspended his...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Jerry Bailey can look back on a Hall of Fame jockey career that featured 5,892 victories but also the searing memory of 17 fractures, including a broken back, jaw and collarbone, and several busted ribs.
Yet Bailey considers himself lucky. He never...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I have a mentally disabled cousin who I haven't figured out how to help. He's lived for more than 40 years in the same nursing home in a small, conservative town. His mental age is about 8, there are other mental-illness issues, and he has some physical...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:49 AM
The rear passenger doors were locked on a limousine that caught fire on a Bay Area bridge, fatally trapping five of its passengers, the husband of one of the victims said.
John Balon told the San Francisco Chronicle that one of the limo’s...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:34 AM
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| May 6, 2013
| 1:57 PM
An Oakland nursing home was reeling Monday as staff and residents assessed the magnitude of their loss: Eight of the nurses involved in a deadly limousine fire had ties to the home. Four of them were killed.
Officials at the Fruitvale Healthcare...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 5:05 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday.
Here's what we're reading this morning.
* The Herald-Tribune writes that a move to reform Citizens' Property Insurance is facing some trouble in the Senate.
* The Orlando Sentinel reports that the...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:12 AM
After wreaking havoc on the morning commute, closing schools and prompting scattered evacuations, the massive storm that dumped upwards of a half-foot of rain on parts of the Chicago area overnight is expected to continue throughout the day, with flooding...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Omnicare – a business that provides pharmaceutical services to long-term care institutions – will close its Burbank facility next month.
Company spokesman Ed Loyd said Omnicare's Burbank facility, located at 7565 San Fernando Road, will shut...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Workplace violence is a serious occupational hazard in hospitals and other health care facilities, a fact that has escaped an unsuspecting public. Nationally, nursing assistants employed by nursing homes have the highest incidence of workplace assault...