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Long Term Care

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  • State Holds Hearing On Seaside State Park Plans

    State Holds Hearing On Seaside State Park Plans
    WATERFORD — Barry Gorfain, an avid kayaker and hiker, has a vision for Seaside State Park. The Niantic resident would like to see a launching area allowing direct access to Long Island Sound for kayakers and canoeists — a rarity in the state....
  • Once an 'uncaged killer,' mob hit man dies after shaking up Sunrise nursing home

    Once an 'uncaged killer,' mob hit man dies after shaking up Sunrise nursing home
    As a hit man for the mob, Harold "Kayo" Konigsberg was once considered "the most dangerous uncaged killer on the East Coast," according to Life magazine, suspected in at least 20 murders. As an elderly resident of an assisted-living facility in Sunrise,...
  • 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-...
  • Lehigh commissioners shoot down Cedarbrook proposal

    Lehigh commissioners shoot down Cedarbrook proposal
    Lehigh County commissioners have once again balked at an estimated $1.5 million administration-backed renovation project at Cedarbrook nursing home, calling instead for an in-depth study of the financially struggling facility's future and a clearer...
  • Holiday gift for aging parents

    Holiday gift for aging parents
    It's the holiday surprise no one wants: seeing your aging parents and thinking how frail they look since the last time you saw them. That should be your cue to plan an end-of-life conversation while the family is together. You may think that talking...
  • Study costs, restrictions carefully before buying long-term care insurance

    Mackey McNeill, a CPA and personal financial specialist in Bellevue, Ky., talks with clients in their 50s and early 60s about protecting their retirement savings from potential long-term-care expenses--which currently average more than $85,000 a year...
  • Nursing Homes Cited Following Lapses In Care

    State health officials have fined four Connecticut nursing homes following lapses in care that resulted in falls and injuries. St. Joseph's Center in Trumbull was fined $1,020 after a state Department of Public Health inspection found a resident who...
  • Video brings man in nursing home to favorite downtown Elmhurst spots

    Video brings man in nursing home to favorite downtown Elmhurst spots
    Though he never left his bed in a nursing home, Bobby Scheiding visited his favorite spots in Elmhurst again Sunday — thanks to longtime friends who created a video of those places and familiar faces. Though it occasionally brought him to tears,...
  • Carol D. Lockwood, opera singer

    Carol D. Lockwood, opera singer
    Carol D. Lockwood, an opera singer who performed for years with the Baltimore Civic Opera Company, died Nov. 28 at the Golden Living Nursing Home in Frederick from complications of Alzheimer's disease. She was 86. The daughter of Herbert L. Judge, a...
  • Feds Want Four-Year Sentence For Rowland; He Pleads for Leniency

    Feds Want Four-Year Sentence For Rowland; He Pleads for Leniency
    Describing former Gov. John G. Rowland as an ethically challenged politician who has repeatedly broken his trust with voters, federal prosecutors are arguing that he should serve from roughly three to four years in prison for his most recent conviction...
  • Four Nursing Homes Fined, One Following A Resident's Death

    Four Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health following injuries and falls, including one fall that later resulted in a resident's death. Avon Health Center was fined $1,090 because of two incidents. On March 14,...