| Dec 7, 2014
| 12:58 PM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:17 AM
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...
| 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 30, 2014
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:36 AM
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...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:17 PM
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....
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...