| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:09 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has reached an agreement to sell its seven nursing and senior-living facilities for $145 million, officials said Tuesday.
It's the biggest deal yet in Archbishop Charles Chaput's effort to fill deep...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Sitting in a donated suite at a White Sox game, a Wheaton man had what he described as the day of his life.
Bill White, 74, an avid baseball fan who has spina bifida, spent nearly an hour chatting with his favorite former player, Billy Pierce.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:23 AM
The following information was taken from Hinsdale police reports:
A 32-year-old Schaumburg man was charged with disorderly conduct June 14 after he made disturbing and alarming statements and acted in a disturbing manner to a nurse and police officers...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Maria Mascone's mom had dementia, and she spent her final six years in an assisted living facility.
The cost of the facility ran about $3,000 a month. Mascone says her dad left behind a sizable nest egg, and eventually the sale of her parents' home...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:31 PM
A black bear passed by an Illinois nursing home, strolled through a small town, rested in a tree and visited a youth camp Wednesday. The sightings southwest of Rockford were the latest this month as the nomadic creature — and officials believe it&...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Social workers say there's a simple improvement that can be made in the lives of homebound senior citizens: A friendly visitor who makes conversation and keeps the senior company.
The Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services is looking for more of...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: My mother recently passed away. She was the person running the finances for her and my father. My sister and I now have power of attorney over my dad's finances.
My parents have CD accounts stashed at many...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Margie Peterson's May 23 article and Samantha Marcus' articles on June 22 and June 26 were very informative concerning the financial status of the Lehigh County-owned Cedarbrook nursing home.
The main problem is the $26 per day average per resident gap...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Six nursing homes have been fined more than $1,000 each by the state Department of Public Health in connection with incidents of residents being burned, losing teeth or breaking hips and one resident who molested at least seven others.
On March 25,...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Last year, 30,000 criminal suspects whose charges included sex crimes, assaults and murder were not fingerprinted by Pennsylvania police, according to state records.
State law requires that suspects be fingerprinted within 48 hours of arrest. But many...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Dozens of people, representing health and advocacy groups for the elderly, met Tuesday morning to hear how long-term care for a growing elderly population statewide may be addressed.
The state Senate’s Select Committee on Aging and Long-term Care,...