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  • Lauderhill fire fees drop as ALFs close

    Lauderhill fire fees drop as ALFs close
    Soaring fire fees that knocked some assisted living facilities out of business are dropping dramatically now that few of those homes remain open. Operators of the homes serving the mentally ill said all along that the city's goal behind the fee spike was...
  • Down syndrome and Alzheimer's: A double burden

    Down syndrome and Alzheimer's: A double burden
    Jeff Malanoski sat in front of his bowl of cereal, watching "The Price is Right" and forgetting to eat his breakfast. His sister, Marilyn Long, sat at the table next to him and repeatedly reminded him. "Why don't you eat your cereal?" she coaxed,...
  • Nursing Homes Fined Following Lapses In Care, Verbal Abuse Of Residents

    Two nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with verbal abuse of residents, pressure sores that were not monitored and the case of a resident who fell 15 times in four months. On July 8, Greenwich Woods Health...
  • 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,...
  • Attorney for ex-teacher says extradition in sex crimes case would be 'death sentence'

    Attorney for ex-teacher says extradition in sex crimes case would be 'death sentence'
    An attorney representing the 94-year-old former Winnetka teacher and scout leader charged with sex crimes against children that allegedly took place decades ago said today that extraditing his client to Wyoming would be akin to “a death sentence.&...
  • Elgin lawyer killed in plane crash was visiting brother in nursing home

    Elgin lawyer killed in plane crash was visiting brother in nursing home
    At age 80, Elgin resident John Juergensmeyer was an active attorney who was passionate about many things, including scuba diving and piloting his small multi-engine airplane, according to family members and friends. On Sunday evening, Juergensmeyer died...
  • Hospitals Required To Tell Patients Of Observation Care Status

    Starting Wednesday, a new state law requires Connecticut hospitals to tell all patients when they are being kept in the hospital for observation instead of being admitted and to warn them about the financial consequences. Anyone who goes to the...
  • Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable

    Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable
    Several years ago a friend wrote to me with her new best idea. When she was old (i.e. the age we are now), she would move to a Holiday Inn. She would make sure that she received a complimentary breakfast and that transportation within a reasonable...
  • Sentara invests in pharmacy management company

    Sentara invests in pharmacy management company
    After several months as a customer of NuScriptRX, a 4-year-old pharmacy management company based in Nashville, Tenn., Sentara Healthcare has purchased a 12 percent share in the company. The company has developed a fully automated on-site medication...
  • Feds Want Prison For Lisa Wilson-Foley In Rowland Case

    Feds Want Prison For Lisa Wilson-Foley In Rowland Case
    Federal prosecutors are pressing for a 10-month prison sentence for onetime congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, who they assert was so driven by entitlement and political ambition that she struck an illegal campaign deal with former Gov. John G....
  • Just-In-Time Scheduling To Come Under Scrutiny At Capitol

    Just-In-Time Scheduling To Come Under Scrutiny At Capitol
    HARTFORD — With sophisticated computer programs, employers have data to predict how many people will be needed for a Tuesday lunch rush if it's raining, or on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the mall in December. The workforce analytics company...