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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Americans need crash course in retirement economics

    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...
  • UCF's Justin Holman juggling big dreams to become an NFL quarterback, doctor one day

    UCF's Justin Holman juggling big dreams to become an NFL quarterback, doctor one day
    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...
  • Overuse of antipsychotics a growing concern

    Overuse of antipsychotics a growing concern
    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...
  • Rocky Hill Nursing Home Subject To Local Rules, Supreme Court Says

     Rocky Hill Nursing Home Subject To Local Rules, Supreme Court Says
    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. The...
  • Healy, Recently Connected To Rowland Scandal, Gets GOP Senate Staff Job For $82,000 A Year

    Healy, Recently Connected To Rowland Scandal, Gets GOP Senate Staff Job For $82,000 A Year
    Chris Healy, a former Republican state chairman who became embroiled in the federal investigation that led to former Gov. John G. Rowland's September conviction on campaign conspiracy charges, was named as communications and policy analyst Tuesday for the...
  • Finding the right nursing home takes time, effort and a keen eye

    Until last year, Norm Guivens didn't have the most favorable impression of nursing homes. Having visited various friends and relatives in these facilities, the Braintree, Mass., bridge teacher was struck mostly by the odor of soiled linens and drab...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...