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Long Term Care

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  • Park Ridge police reports: Jewelry taken from nursing home resident, cash missing from car and more

    Park Ridge police reports: Jewelry taken from nursing home resident, cash missing from car and more
    The following items were taken from Park Ridge police reports: A Niles woman was charged with DUI, having no valid insurance and disobeying a red light July 8 on the 1500 block of W. Touhy Ave. A Chicago man was charged with driving with no insurance,...
  • Musicians On Call’ bring music for the soul to patients’ beds

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Musicians On Call, a nonprofit providing live music to the seriously ill, hopes to aggressively expand to other major cities across the U.S. next year. For more than a decade, volunteer artists with Musicians On Call have...
  • Congress should fund Elder Abuse Act

    An estimated 5 million elderly are victims of abuse in America each year, according to the 2010 National Elder Mistreatment Study. These are crimes that cost $5.3 billion annually in medical costs. Victims of elder abuse are three times more likely to...
  • Brains and Balance Past 60 class offered in W. Manors

    "One misstep could be the end of your life. I'm concerned that I might fall and that isn't a good feeling." That type of concern, expressed by 70-year-old participant Sally Johnston, is why Guy Andrews created and leads the Brains and Balance Past 60...
  • Options abound for post-retirement care

    With aging comes the need to get extra help whether with issues surrounding one's health or assistance with activities of daily living. Help can be as simple as having someone come into the home to clean and cook meals or as complex as diabetes...
  • Rauner takes in more than $853,000, gives $750,000 to state GOP

    Rauner takes in more than $853,000, gives $750,000 to state GOP
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner’s fundraising operation isn’t taking the summer off, based on new campaign disclosure reports filed with the State Board of Elections. Rauner’s camp reported receiving $853,450 in donations of...
  • Cedarbrook workers slated for raise under proposed contract

    Cedarbrook nursing home workers are slated for small raises in a new three-year contract that would also reduce sick days and increase their contributions toward health coverage. The contract would cover about 523 employees ranging from nurses and nurse'...
  • Hinsdale police reports: Disorderly conduct in nursing home, passed out in a car, and more

    Hinsdale police reports: Disorderly conduct in nursing home, passed out in a car, and more
    The following information was taken from Hinsdale police reports: A 32-year-old Schaumburg man was charged with disorderly conduct June 14 after he made disturbing and alarming statements and acted in a disturbing manner to a nurse and police officers...
  • Wheaton senior gets wish to meet ex-Sox player

    Wheaton senior gets wish to meet ex-Sox player
    Sitting in a donated suite at a White Sox game, a Wheaton man had what he described as the day of his life. Bill White, 74, an avid baseball fan who has spina bifida, spent nearly an hour chatting with his favorite former player, Billy Pierce. "I don'...
  • Failure to fingerprint suspects widespread in state

    Last year, 30,000 criminal suspects whose charges included sex crimes, assaults and murder were not fingerprinted by Pennsylvania police, according to state records. State law requires that suspects be fingerprinted within 48 hours of arrest. But many...
  • Carol Liu heads library talk on aging

    Carol Liu heads library talk on aging
    Dozens of people, representing health and advocacy groups for the elderly, met Tuesday morning to hear how long-term care for a growing elderly population statewide may be addressed. The state Senate’s Select Committee on Aging and Long-term Care,...