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  • 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...
  • Over-Drugging Nursing Home Patients Must Stop

    Over-Drugging Nursing Home Patients Must Stop
    Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed too frequently in Connecticut nursing homes to keep patients who have dementia or mental illness under control. Lisa Chedekel of the nonprofit Connecticut Health Investigative Team has reported that some nursing...
  • 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...
  • The key role of nursing homes

    Many people think of nursing homes as places to go to die. But here in Maryland, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers are in fact places people go to live. They are a big part of the solution to the state's health care challenges, providing...
  • Bernard J. Conroy, Army officer

    Bernard J. Conroy, a retired career Army officer who served during World War II and Vietnam and later became a nursing home volunteer, died Nov. 5 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 85. Bernard Jackson "Jack" Conroy was born and raised...
  • Drug firm to settle whistleblower suit over alleged nursing home kickbacks

    Drug firm to settle whistleblower suit over alleged nursing home kickbacks
    Court documents filed Thursday show the giant pharmaceutical firm Omnicare Inc. has agreed to settle a whistleblower lawsuit involving millions of dollars in alleged kickbacks to one of Illinois' most prominent nursing home families. While Omnicare...
  • Baltimore nursing home closes, displaces nearly 70 residents

    Baltimore nursing home closes, displaces nearly 70 residents
    Nearly 70 elderly patients and vulnerable adults must find new homes because of the planned closure of Harborside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore, a sprawling facility with numerous fire hazards uncovered in a recent state inspection....
  • Riverside set to open new PACE facility for seniors in NN

    Riverside set to open new PACE facility for seniors in NN
    Riverside Health System opened its first PACE program in Hampton just four years ago. This week, Riverside held a symbolic ribbon-cutting for its fifth facility, the first in Newport News, and it has a target opening date of Oct. 1. The Program of All-...
  • Hampton, Fort Monroe contend for veterans care center

    Hampton, Fort Monroe contend for veterans care center
    State officials planning to build a veterans care center employing upward of 500 people are eyeing just two locations for the project: Fort Monroe and a former state school for disabled pupils. While lobbying for former Virginia School property,...