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  • Overuse of antipsychotics a growing concern

    Overuse of antipsychotics a growing concern
    Antipsychotic medications and the risks associated with their use in nursing homes to treat dementia is an issue of growing concern in the U.S. An interprofessional approach, enlisting pharmacists to work closely with other providers, is key to addressing...
  • Rocky Hill Nursing Home Subject To Local Rules, Supreme Court Says

     Rocky Hill Nursing Home Subject To Local Rules, Supreme Court Says
    ROCKY HILL — The owners of a private nursing home that provides skilled care to selected prison parolees and state mental patients is not entitled to sovereign immunity or exempt from zoning restrictions, the state Supreme Court has ruled. The...
  • LPNs Vote to Join SEIU

    Licensed practical nurses at Aurora Senior Living in New Britain voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to join the union that represents nursing aides, housekeeping workers and cafeteria workers at the nursing home. The Service Employees International Union...
  • Lehigh County commissioners not sold on Cedarbrook upgrades

    Lehigh County commissioners not sold on Cedarbrook upgrades
    Lehigh County Commissioner Vic Mazziotti said Wednesday that plans to attract higher-paying patients to subsidize a nursing home with a mission to serve the community's neediest put him in a philosophical bind. Those plans would upgrade a wing of Lehigh...
  • People on the move

    People on the move
    Redevelopment, economic Nguyen Tran was promoted to director of the Northwest District of the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), to oversee the district's day-to-day operations. In the past, Tran was a senior planner for the City of...
  • Omega's story speaks to rise of healthcare properties

    Omega's story speaks to rise of healthcare properties
    Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. faltered in the late 1990s after cuts to Medicare and Medicaid drained the business of clients. As federal budget cuts rippled through the system, Omega reeled. Founded in 1992, the Hunt Valley-based real estate investment...
  • Dominic C. 'Nick' Selvi, teacher and musician

    Dominic C. 'Nick' Selvi, teacher and musician
    Dominic C. "Nick" Selvi, an instrumental music teacher and accomplished saxophonist who taught in Harford County elementary schools, died Friday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of Stage 4 rectal cancer. The Abingdon resident was 36. "He was embraced...
  • What I am thankful for this year

    Every year at Thanksgiving time, I try to put some deeper meaning into the too easily generalized list of things and people for which I'm thankful. Family, food, health, freedom, soldiers, police, firemen, home and stuffing always top the list, and they'...
  • 'Dumb and Dumber To' Out-Laughs the Original

      The whimsical sequel "Dumb and Dumber To" has been expected to be a blockbuster hit, and directors Bobby and Peter Farelly deliver. The comedy picks up right where the original left off, with the two idiotic friends playing serious practical pranks on...
  • Lehigh County has responsibility to modernize Cedarbrook

    Lehigh County has responsibility to modernize Cedarbrook
    Not long ago the Cedarbrook nursing homes provided much money for Lehigh County. During this time period, we saw many changes in the county. We see a brand new prison in the Allentown skyline. There was completion of the Lehigh County Government Center...
  • The God Squad: Give thanks for those not thanked enough

    Every year at Thanksgiving time, I try to put some deeper meaning into the easily generalized list of people and things for which I'm thankful. Family, food, health, freedom, soldiers, police, firemen, home and stuffing always top the list, and they'...