| Dec 21, 2014
| 12:11 AM
In 1999, Cedarbrook nursing home was named the best nursing home in the state. That didn't happen by accident. It was due mainly to the hardworking, dedicated staff of professionals and nurses and custodial, security and maintenance personnel. What...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A new study finds that most Americans know precious little about the financial aspects of retirement.
The American College of Financial Services randomly surveyed people aged 60 to 75 with assets exceeding $100,000 (excluding their home) regarding...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 3:28 PM
ST. PETERSBURG — It's quite possible UCF quarterback Justin Holman endured one of the most challenging first-year starting quarterback campaigns this college football season.
Holman, 19, carried the weighty expectations of guiding the Knights...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:59 PM
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.
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:03 AM
His mother remembers the way he used to be: a daredevil with an athletic build who drove a red Pontiac Firebird, listened to hard rock bands like Metallica and did handstands on his thumbs.
But when a neighbor waving a gun shot Charles "Chuck" Ropka...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:33 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:56 AM
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-...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:48 PM
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...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 5:28 AM
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,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 7:33 PM
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....