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  • Gracedale debate continues this week

     
    There are a slew of public meetings scheduled in Northampton County this week, all with one goal in mind: to help council decide whether to fully fund Gracedale nursing home. The beleaguered Upper Nazareth institution needs $6.26 million to finish 2011 in...
  • Settlement saves services for senior citizens and disabled

     
    Just weeks before the state planned to cut off funding to adult day health care centers throughout California, lawyers representing 35,000 low-income seniors and people with disabilities announced a legal settlement Thursday that preserves services for...
  • Americans are living longer but facing new social, economic woes

     
    Census report: The number of Americans at least 90 years old has tripled in recent decades, according to a government analysis released Thursday, a major shift in population that has implications for social policy affecting housing and healthcare....
  • Songs of Good Cheer essay contest entries

     
    The prompt for this year's "Songs of Good Cheer" reader contest was simple: "Write a short essay about a memorable moment involving a holiday song." My co-host for the "Songs..." concerts, Mary Schmich, writes about the results in her Wednesday......
  • Motion Picture Home plans hit a snag on Capitol Hill

     
    A plan to help secure the long-term future of Hollywood’s most famous nursing home has been held up by gridlock in Washington....
  • Oscar shorts: ‘Sailcloth’ features a silent John Hurt

     
    "Sailcloth" is one of two films starring John Hurt that made it onto the academy's short list for live action short films this year....
  • House starts looking at Medicaid cuts

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — The House released an initial health and human-services budget proposal Tuesday that would chop hospital Medicaid rates by $291 million next year and trim a series of benefits for low-income...
  • Motion picture fund nursing home to admit new residents

     
    Motion Picture & Television Fund nursing home: Three years after a controversial decision to shut down Hollywood's most famous nursing home, the Motion Picture & Television Fund reversed course and said it would begin admitting new residents....
  • Negron: HHS cuts won’t be as bad as predicted

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — The Senate's chief health-budget writer likely will propose $390 million in general-revenue cuts to health and human-services programs, though nursing homes and developmental-disability...
  • Motion Picture & Television Fund fined over patient's death

     
    State regulators have fined the Motion Picture and Television Fund $80,000 for failing to prevent the death of a patient at its nursing home....
  • Motion Picture & Television Fund launches fundraising campaign

     
    The Motion Picture and Television Fund announced a campaign to raise $350 million to support the charity, including a nursing home that was once slated to close....