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  • Foley Concedes Rowland Provided Services For His Company

    Foley Concedes Rowland Provided Services For His Company
    NEW HAVEN – Brian Foley acknowledged under cross-examination Tuesday that former Gov. John Rowland occasionally provided consulting services to his nursing home chain, but insisted the work was incidental to the far more extensive advice he was...
  • 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,...
  • Foley Testifies He Devised Sham Contract For Rowland

    Foley Testifies He Devised Sham Contract For Rowland
    NEW HAVEN – Brian Foley, owner of a nursing home chain and No. 1 backer of wife Lisa Wilson-Foley's political ambition, acknowledged Monday that it was his idea to hide former Gov. John Rowland's work for his wife's congressional campaign by...
  • Should video cameras be used in nursing homes?

     Should video cameras be used in nursing homes?
    A proposal from the Illinois attorney general's office to allow camera monitoring in nursing homes is drawing cautious support from elder care advocates, who have raised concerns about the privacy of seniors. Attorney General Lisa Madigan's proposal,...
  • Toronto: Julianne Moore's Alzheimer's Drama 'Still Alice' Explores Disease

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The realities of Alzheimer's disease and its effects on both the patients and their loved ones form the core of "Still Alice," starring Julianne Moore as Dr. Alice Howland, a 50-year-old college professor who is diagnosed...
  • U.S. widens program to dispose of prescription drugs

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans will be able to dispose of unused prescription drugs at more sites under a Drug Enforcement Administration rule announced on Monday aimed at curbing rising drug addiction and abuse. Attorney General Eric Holder said in...
  • 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...
  • Community treatment for those with mental illness is a caring, humane and cost-effective option

    In an Aug. 29 editorial, the Tribune highlights a continuing mental health crisis in Illinois. While Illinois has made strides in closing state psychiatric hospitals -- we are finally deinstitutionalizing some people with mental illnesses who are...
  • 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...
  • For Gov. Terry McAuliffe, question is whether to be bold or cautious on Medicaid expansion

    For Gov. Terry McAuliffe, question is whether to be bold or cautious on Medicaid expansion
    When Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces how he intends to use his executive powers to expand health care coverage for Virginia's poor, it looks as if he's more likely to step cautiously than confrontationally. With an overwhelming majority in the House of...
  • Social Security Q&A: Can I get benefits beyond SSI?

    Question: I am getting Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Can I get other kinds of help? Answer: You may be able to get other assistance. For example, in most states, SSI recipients also get Medicaid. You should contact your medical assistance office....