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  • Health department boosts Lehigh nursing home

     
    A Lehigh County nursing home is among six facilities statewide honored with the state Department of Health's "Award for Excellence in Health Care Compliance." Lehigh Center, Genesis Health Care, at 1718 Spring Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, is among...
  • The nursing home issue and Bruce Rauner

     
    The story is the subject of a fresh round of political ads this week, but Tribune readers learned about it in late January in a RIck Pearson, Ray Long story, Nursing home problems may dog Rauner-- GOP candidate's business deals,......
  • Plumbing problems still plaguing Gracedale, could be fixed by Thursday

     
    After a spate of plumbing issues left parts of Gracedale Nursing Home without water for nearly two weeks, hot water could be completely restored by Thursday night, Administrator Millard D. Freeman said Tuesday. Inspections of the water supply Feb. 26...
  • Norco Council Democratic slate touts senior expos

     
    The slate of Democratic candidates for Northampton County Council, helmed by executive candidate John Callahan, announced a plan Thursday to host annual senior expos to promote the services available to seniors. Callahan, Christen Borso, Ron Heckman,...
  • Nursing home chain settles with state over poor patient care

     
    Nursing home operator Skilled Healthcare will increase staff to settle citations over poor patient care...
  • Air handler behind stench at Gracedale

     
    A mild smell in the upper floors of Gracedale nursing home's towers is coming from a malfunctioning air handler, a Northampton County official said Monday. A Gracedale employee complained of the chalk-like smell that the employee said was causing staff to...
  • Show your compassion before the year's end

     
    I recently paid a visit a friend at the Sacred Heart Senior Nursing Home in Upper Saucon. When I arrived, he was playing Wii with a fellow resident. They were playing bowling and my friend Martin Bayne was doing pretty well. He had a flawless style that...
  • Norco audit mostly positive, with some exceptions

     
    Northampton County received a generally positive audit Wednesday despite some discrepancies in human services accounting. In one instance, a $3.7 million revenue entry in the Health Choices program was recorded twice because a financial employee took a...
  • After nursing home incident, a reminder about how to check a home's history

     
    Yesterday's news about a death following an incident at a Carbon County nursing home may have you wondering about the oversight and care provided at area nursing homes. Here's how you can find out. My colleague, Manuel Gamiz Jr., reported......
  • Johnson and Johnson's business decisions impact people's health

     
    Last week, Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion in civil and criminal fines to settle charges that the pharmaceutical marketed medications for unapproved purposes and rewarded doctors who inappropiately prescribed it to patients, risking...
  • AARP likes texting ban proposal

     
    By Jennifer Curington TALLAHASSEE — AARP released a poll of 880 Florida voters ages 50 and older that showed support for banning texting while driving, providing more at-home care for the elderly and applying a sales tax to online retailers. “...