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  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Citizens, tuition and nursing home lawsuits

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading this morning. * The Herald-Tribune writes that a move to reform Citizens' Property Insurance is facing some trouble in the Senate. * The Orlando Sentinel reports that the...
  • Chicago floods: Evacuations, sandbagging as river levels rise

    Chicago floods: Evacuations, sandbagging as river levels rise
    After wreaking havoc on the morning commute, closing schools and prompting scattered evacuations, the massive storm that dumped upwards of a half-foot of rain on parts of the Chicago area overnight is expected to continue throughout the day, with flooding...
  • Burbank's Omnicare facility to close its doors

    Omnicare – a business that provides pharmaceutical services to long-term care institutions – will close its Burbank facility next month. Company spokesman Ed Loyd said Omnicare's Burbank facility, located at 7565 San Fernando Road, will shut...
  • State's health workers deserve protection from violence

    Workplace violence is a serious occupational hazard in hospitals and other health care facilities, a fact that has escaped an unsuspecting public. Nationally, nursing assistants employed by nursing homes have the highest incidence of workplace assault...
  • Singer Amy Grant Promotes Insurance Regulators In New Public Service Announcement

    The newest voice advocating to the public that its good to have a plan for long-term care of aging relatives is Christian-pop singer Amy Grant. The one-time pop singer who topped the charts in 1986 with a Peter Cetera duet "Next Time I Fall" —...
  • New focus on laws that make adult children responsible for a parent's care bills

    New focus on laws that make adult children responsible for a parent's care bills
    John Pittas' mother spent six months in a Pennsylvania facility recovering after an auto accident, then moved to Greece to be with her other children. Left behind: $93,000 in unpaid care bills. The facility sued to collect — from John Pittas....
  • Hopkins program aims to keep elderly at home

    Hopkins program aims to keep elderly at home
    When an occupational therapist walked through the home of 70-year-old Carol Glover two years ago, she immediately noticed safety hazards. Scatter rugs throughout the single-family home in Ednor Gardens left Glover, who has balance problems, vulnerable to...
  • South Pasadena police blotter: Assault at Convalescent Hospital

    Oct. 30 Assault: 904 Mission St., 7:30 p.m. Two patients at South Pasadena Convalescent Hospital walk toward each other, both holding the handrail and refusing to step aside. One grabs and pushes aside the other. Oct. 31 Theft: 1900 block of Peterson...
  • Sister Louis Mary Battle, Stella Maris administrator

    Sister Louis Mary Battle, Stella Maris administrator
    Sister Louis Mary Battle, a medical administrator who was called the vision behind the expansion of care for the elderly, dementia patients and the dying at Stella Maris in Timonium, died Friday of complications from autoimmune disease and...
  • Car catches fire in nursing home garage, no one hurt

    Car catches fire in nursing home garage, no one hurt
    No injuries were reported when a car caught fire in a lower-level parking garage of a nursing home on the Near North Side, officials said. The fire started shortly before 8:30 a.m. at the nine-story building at 66 W. Oak Street, according to fire...
  • Expanded Medical Coverage Large Part Of State Shortfall

    The state's $365 million budget deficit dates, in part, to two years ago when Connecticut became the first state to expand medical coverage to low-income adults as an early adopter of federal health care reform. In 2010, Connecticut had the largest...