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  • Rocky Hill Officials Seek Newington's Support For Prisoner Nursing Home Legislation

    Rocky Hill is asking the town council to support proposed legislation requiring local approval to open nursing homes for infirm and terminally ill prison inmates and mental patients. Rocky Hill officials sought the legislation after the state moved to...
  • Senior briefs

    Support groups The Department of Aging and Disabilities has updated a booklet on community support groups. The booklet focuses on groups for caregivers, Alzheimer's disease, bereavement for adults and children, diabetes, brain injury, cancer, stroke,...
  • Rocky Hill Seeks Restraining Order Blocking State From Moving Prisoners, Mentally Ill To Nursing Home

    Attorneys for Rocky Hill on Tuesday will try to persuade a Superior Court judge to issue a temporary restraining order barring the state from moving prison inmates and mental patients into a private nursing home at 60 West St. The order is opposed by...
  • Judge Hears Arguments In Rocky Hill Nursing Home Case; Delays Decision

    A Superior Court judge listened to competing arguments for one hour Tuesday, then delayed action on the Town of Rocky Hill's request for a restraining order to prevent the transfer of state prison inmates and mental patients into a private nursing home at...
  • Parents create housing alternative for disabled adult children

     Parents create housing alternative for disabled adult children
    Baruch and Joyce Schur were out of options. They couldn't find anywhere for their physically and intellectually disabled 26-year-old son to live, at least nowhere that met their criteria or didn't have a yearslong waiting list. The 55-year-old couple...
  • Hampton Roads assisted living facilities continue to operate despite expired licenses, violations

    Hampton Roads assisted living facilities continue to operate despite expired licenses, violations
    Expired facility licenses and a slew of violations, including a lack of qualified administrators, haven't prevented the continued operation of several assisted living facilities, or ALFs, under the ProPlusCare umbrella in Hampton Roads. Despite...
  • State unyielding in forgiving past crimes

    In five years, Melissa T. Benvegno of Allentown sees herself as a juvenile probation officer or even a federal border patrol agent. Not long ago, those dreams would have been next to impossible for her, given two shoplifting convictions she had in her...
  • Nursing home blamed in wrongful death lawsuit

    Nursing home blamed in wrongful death lawsuit
    A South Side nursing home is being sued for wrongful death after one of its patients died from an alleged overdose of medication prescribed by her doctors.   In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court, a representative for Sonya Eli says...
  • Newington Nursing Home Workers To Hold Rally At Picket Line

     Newington Nursing Home Workers To Hold Rally At Picket Line
    Newington nursing-home workers who have been on strike almost six months are holding a rally at their picket line Saturday. The event, to thank supporters and members of the New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199 of the Service Employees...
  • Spreading Joy Through Music

     Spreading Joy Through Music
    When Sam Pasco was young, he recalls his mother telling him, "If you can help somebody, just do it." Never forgetting those words, Pasco has dedicated his life to two things: music and helping people. Pasco, 85, plays the saxophone in a trio with...
  • Two deaths, wildly different penalties

    Two deaths, wildly different penalties
    — To see the federal government's inconsistent oversight of nursing homes, one needs only to look at what happened after two residents died — one in Texas, one in South Carolina. At a nursing home in the East Texas town of Hughes Springs...