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  • Former Gov. Rowland Back In Court To Face Conspiracy Charges

    Former Gov. Rowland Back In Court To Face Conspiracy Charges
    NEW HAVEN — Few criminal trials promise better plot lines than John Rowland's latest encounter with federal prosecutors, scheduled to begin Wednesday barring another last-minute surprise. Rowland is a politically gifted — but, in the...
  • Rowland Lawyer To Jurors: Former Governor Is Scapegoat

    Rowland Lawyer To Jurors: Former Governor Is Scapegoat
    NEW HAVEN — The John Rowland that his defense team presented to jurors at Rowland's campaign finance fraud trial Wednesday bore little resemblance to the cocky, young politician who soared from a 23-year-old state representative through the U.S....
  • 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...
  • Cedarbrook to steal Lehigh County budget spotlight again

    Cedarbrook to steal Lehigh County budget spotlight again
    Lehigh County Executive Tom Muller won't introduce his 2015 budget until Thursday, but battles over that spending plan already have been waged on several fronts. Earlier this year the board of commissioners launched the opening salvo, issuing a warning...
  • More to Nursing Homes Than Errors

    There is more to nursing homes than errors and fines [Aug. 21, news, "7 Nursing Homes Fined For Errors"]. On a positive note, nursing homes are places where dog parades happen, where the residents smile and laugh, and where holiday events are celebrated....
  • Cummings presses feds on nursing home grades

    Cummings presses feds on nursing home grades
    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings on Tuesday called on federal health officials to reevaluate how they grade nursing homes in response to reports that some facilities are gaming the system. In a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the...
  • Audit finds some L.A. County nursing home cases prematurely closed

    Los Angeles County auditors have found problems with the way the public health department investigates nursing home complaints involving issues of safety, neglect and other problems that could jeopardize the well-being of residents. After reviewing a...
  • Faith and Values: Shared memories, experiences in religion

    This summer my husband, daughter, her boyfriend and I went to Cape Cod. Truro to be exact. For almost every summer while my children were growing up, we traveled as a family to my brother-in-law's house on the Cape. The house is high on a bluff...
  • 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,...
  • Norco Council Democratic slate touts senior expos

     
    The slate of Democratic candidates for Northampton County Council, helmed by executive candidate John Callahan, announced a plan Thursday to host annual senior expos to promote the services available to seniors. Callahan, Christen Borso, Ron Heckman,...
  • Show your compassion before the year's end

     
    I recently paid a visit a friend at the Sacred Heart Senior Nursing Home in Upper Saucon. When I arrived, he was playing Wii with a fellow resident. They were playing bowling and my friend Martin Bayne was doing pretty well. He had a flawless style that...