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  • Senior's precarious trip to Israel in 'Next Year Jerusalem'

     Senior's precarious trip to Israel in 'Next Year Jerusalem'
    Eight elderly souls (average age, 91) from a Fairfield, Conn., nursing home take a last-chance trip to Israel in "Next Year Jerusalem," an affecting but cursory documentary. Producer-director David Gaynes, though clearly well-intended, seems so eager to...
  • FloriDUH: Jeepers, creepers, a nursing home peeper?

    FloriDUH: Jeepers, creepers, a nursing home peeper?
    Granny, grab your robe and pull down the shades! Even if you're in a nursing home. Winter Haven cops jailed a man, identified as Willie James Washington, after he allegedly stood stark naked -- except for a T-shirt over his head - while peering...
  • Film Review: 'Next Year Jerusalem'

    Eight residents of a Connecticut nursing home take a trip to Israel. No, this isn't the opening line from "Old Jews Telling Jokes"; it's David Gaynes' documentary "Next Year Jerusalem," a predictably banal celebration of scrappy alter kockers (from...
  • Left untreated, bedsores can be lethal

    Source: University of Nebraska Medical Center whatdoctorsknow.com Pressure ulcers, commonly called bedsores, are a big problem in the United States. More than 2.5 million Americans develop pressure ulcers every year, with about 60,000 people dying...
  • Long term care update: Is 90 the new 70?

    Americans are getting older. A new U.S. Census Bureau report projects that roughly one in five Americans (about 21 percent) will be 65 years old and up by 2050, compared with just 13 percent in 2010 and less than 10 percent in 1970. Taking a longer view,...
  • Morgan & Morgan to expand commercial litigation group

    Morgan & Morgan to expand commercial litigation group
    John Morgan, founder of Morgan & Morgan, is expanding the firm’s focus on commercialácontingency litigation -- taking a case where a business is suing another business but only getting paid if the client wins. Morgan said he’s planning to...
  • Arrest of blogger further roils bitter Mississippi Senate primary

    The arrest of a conservative blogger who authorities say posted a video showing the ill wife of Sen. Thad Cochran threatens to upend Mississippi's already bitterly contested Republican Senate primary as it draws to a close. Clayton Kelly, who authors...
  • Explore your options to cover long-term care costs

    Baby boomers face a dilemma: At a time when long-term-care insurers are shrinking coverage, more boomers than ever are recognizing the need to protect their retirement savings from potentially devastating costs. Big players have withdrawn from the market,...
  • How we make retirement decisions

    Sweeping generalizations about how men and women think about money have always rubbed me the wrong way. Obviously, these are deeply personal and unique feelings. Still, I like to rely on quantifiable evidence when possible, at the very least to help...
  • Medical-surgery nurses thrive on multi-tasking

    For Jennifer Bolognani, the variety and close contact with patients make medical-surgical nursing her ideal career. Bolognani, the assistant clinical manager for trauma, orthopedic, neurosurgery and general surgery at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical...
  • Avoid traps that could block payment of a long-term care insurance claim

    Buyers of long-term-care insurance expect that their policies will pay off if they no longer can live on their own. And most claims are paid: Insurance companies forked over $6.6 billion in benefits in 2012 to a record 264,000 individuals, according to...