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  • Nursing home food goes all Bobby Flay

     
    Nursing home food sounds like something bland, maybe even pureed, so Grandma can dig in without dentures.But apparently things have changed. We have entered the era of nursing home cuisine.That's according to Genesis HealthCare, an East Coast nursing home...
  • America's Next Great Restaurant, Episode 3: Wok & Whoa

     
    Here's Bob Swank's Episode 3 recap of American's Next Great Restaurant. Now we're all caught up.Johnny Carson golfswing! Last week grilled cheese operation Meltworks was the crowd favorite and has immunity. “I can make a 100,000 wraps Fran”...
  • Matt Recchi update: Return to South Florida on hold

     
    When Matt Recchi turned 34 on March 15, his family sang "Happy Birthday" to him in his Los Angeles rehab center room. "He smiled," said Tina Recchi, his mother. Matt, the son of late Sun Sentinel columnist Ray Recchi, sustained......
  • Rowland Never Got It — Now He Will

    Rowland Never Got It — Now He Will
    It's time for another John Rowland sentencing in federal court. This one, scheduled for Jan. 7, is unlikely to go as well as the last one, though the 2005 sentencing looms in court documents filed over a week ago. Each side filed an extensive pre-...
  • Be a Santa to a senior

    Be a Santa to a senior
    Pam Urnowey started visiting the elderly in nursing homes when she was 9 years old. The first visits were at Christmas, and the delight she saw in the residents — old and ailing and often alone — left a powerful impression. "They didn't have...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Grooming and Dressing Dementia Patients

    Emily had a habit of always taking her favorite purse along with her, when it was time for her late afternoon shower. Taking her purse along made the task of showering a lot easier for Emily and her caregivers. When 6 p.m. rolled around, and as the...
  • Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations

    Lehigh Valley nursing homes cited for violations
    After reading the allegations last month about problems with care at a national nursing home chain, I decided it was time to check how the nursing homes in the Lehigh Valley have been performing. I looked at every state Department of Health inspection...
  • Second-hand smoke is bad news for people and pets

    Second-hand smoke is bad news for people and pets
    Q: We have a friend who's started smoking cigarettes, and quite heavily. She claims to love animals. I wonder how second-hand smoke affects pets. I think I know the answer, but my friend needs a blast of reality from a professional like you. -- D.G.,...
  • Financial gerontology: a tonic for retirees

    Merrill Lynch made business page headlines this year by appointing Baltimore County native Cynthia Hutchins to the newly created post of director of financial gerontology. Ms. Hutchins is charged with teaching the company's nearly 14,000 financial...
  • New Life As Shoreline State Park For Abandoned Seaside Sanatorium

    New Life As Shoreline State Park For Abandoned Seaside Sanatorium
    Back in the 1930s, it was believed that sunshine along with the sea air and soothing waves of Long Island Sound could cure children with bone and glandular tuberculosis. So the state built the Seaside Sanatorium on Magonk Point in Waterford overlooking...
  • Teacher juggles the different stresses of tending to a dying companion

    Teacher juggles the different stresses of tending to a dying companion
    Nick Telesca, a 72-year-old substitute teacher, got home from work at 5 p.m. and marched straight upstairs to his tiny North Hollywood apartment, ready to begin his second job. The woman he loves is dying, and he is trying to make her as comfortable as...