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  • Regulators and consumer advocates focus on senior identity theft

    Regulators and consumer advocates focus on senior identity theft
    Older consumers are no more vulnerable to identity theft than others, but they do tend to be victims of the types of ID theft that are on the rise — cases involving tax returns and medical care. For that reason, the Federal Trade Commission held a...
  • Developer and philanthropist John Q. Hammons passes away at age 94

    Developer and philanthropist John Q. Hammons passes away at age 94
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — John Q. Hammons, a prominent hotel developer and southwest Missouri philanthropist who rose from a poor Depression-era childhood to build a national real estate empire, has died. He was 94. Hammons, who actively led his...
  • Adults Need Vaccinations, Too

    Adults Need Vaccinations, Too
    Many people believe vaccinations are relegated to childhood, but the viruses and bacteria that cause severe illness in youth can also infect adults. In fact, certain common infectious diseases, like chickenpox or flu, are more aggressive in adulthood....
  • Abuse, Neglect Cited As Factors In Deaths Of Dozens of Developmentally Disabled In State Care

    Abuse, Neglect Cited As Factors In Deaths Of Dozens of Developmentally Disabled In State Care
    Paula Berardi thought she'd found a safe haven for her developmentally disabled daughter, Tracey Hilliard. Four other group homes hadn't worked out, and Tracey, who also had medical problems, was a handful at home. The state Department of Mental...
  • Nonprofit is sought to help run Baltimore County animal shelter

    Nonprofit is sought to help run Baltimore County animal shelter
    At Baltimore County's animal shelter this week, dozens of animals were waiting for someone to adopt them. Among them were Cisco, a year-old pit bull terrier, a bulldog named Ivan and Sugar Pie, a tricolor cat. But judging by shelter statistics,...
  • Rocky Hill Residents Protest At Capitol Against Proposed Nursing Home For Inmates And Mental Patients

    Rocky Hill Residents Protest At Capitol Against Proposed Nursing Home For Inmates And Mental Patients
    Karen Plaza was among 100 Rocky Hill residents, town leaders and correction officers who gathered outside the Capitol Wednesday to protest the state's plan to use a private nursing home to provide long-term care for prisoners and mental patients....
  • Country Meadows Retirement Community: One big family, caring for yours

    Country Meadows Retirement Community: One big family, caring for yours
    At Country Meadows, birthdays are paid holidays, employees celebrate work anniversaries and everyone gets a Christmas ham. Employees are treated like family at the family-run business of caring for frail and aging adults who need nursing or personal care....
  • Fellowship Community puts faith in staff, mission

    Fellowship Community puts faith in staff, mission
    How many employers would hire a high school senior to cut grass one summer, help pay for his college education and then give him the top computer job in the company three years later? Fellowship Community did just that for 23-year-old David Sutter of...
  • Rocky Hill Loses On Two Fronts In Fight Against Nursing Home For Inmates And Mental Patients

    Even as legal challenges continue to play out, a top state official confirmed Thursday that the transfer of prisoners and mental patients into the nursing home at 60 West St. is set to begin March 1. Attorneys for the Town of Rocky Hill returned to...
  • Nursing Home For Inmates Could Be Asset

    It will be interesting to visit Rocky Hill in a year, to see if townspeople are still vociferously opposed to putting elderly and disabled inmates and mental patients in a skilled nursing facility off West Street. For a couple of months, local officials...
  • Margaret H. Abbott, genetics researcher

    Margaret H. Abbott, genetics researcher
    Margaret Hawkins Abbott, a retired Johns Hopkins Medical School genetics researcher who investigated families with inherited conditions for nearly five decades, died of dementia complications Feb. 1 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 89 and lived in...