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  • Dementia patients continue to get medications with little, no benefit

    Dementia patients continue to get medications with little, no benefit
    More than half of nursing home patients who suffer severe dementia and are likely to die within a year or two are administered medications that offer little to no benefit and may cause pointless discomfort, a new study finds. The latest research,...
  • Foley Testifies He Devised Sham Contract For Rowland

    Foley Testifies He Devised Sham Contract For Rowland
    NEW HAVEN – Brian Foley, owner of a nursing home chain and No. 1 backer of wife Lisa Wilson-Foley's political ambition, acknowledged Monday that it was his idea to hide former Gov. John Rowland's work for his wife's congressional campaign by...
  • Should video cameras be used in nursing homes?

     Should video cameras be used in nursing homes?
    A proposal from the Illinois attorney general's office to allow camera monitoring in nursing homes is drawing cautious support from elder care advocates, who have raised concerns about the privacy of seniors. Attorney General Lisa Madigan's proposal,...
  • I Felt Sorry For Rowland, But It Passed

    I Felt Sorry For Rowland, But It Passed
    When my big scandal hits — it involves Victorian steampunk goggles, steroids and payments laundered through the Cape Verde National Brass Choir — I may hire Reid Weingarten as my defense counsel. Weingarten is this good: He made me feel a...
  • Toronto: Julianne Moore's Alzheimer's Drama 'Still Alice' Explores Disease

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The realities of Alzheimer's disease and its effects on both the patients and their loved ones form the core of "Still Alice," starring Julianne Moore as Dr. Alice Howland, a 50-year-old college professor who is diagnosed...
  • U.S. widens program to dispose of prescription drugs

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans will be able to dispose of unused prescription drugs at more sites under a Drug Enforcement Administration rule announced on Monday aimed at curbing rising drug addiction and abuse. Attorney General Eric Holder said in...
  • Rowland Does Not Testify As Defense Rests

    Rowland Does Not Testify As Defense Rests
    NEW HAVEN – Jury deliberations are set to begin after ex-governor and radio host John G. Rowland declined on Wednesday to take the witness stand at his trial and defend himself from charges that he was part of a low-rent conspiracy to hide $35,000...
  • Rowland Defense: Case About Trying To Buy Seat In Congress

    Rowland Defense: Case About Trying To Buy Seat In Congress
    NEW HAVEN – John G. Rowland's prosecutors argued Thursday that the former three-term governor has struck at one of the underpinnings of free and fair elections and they urged jurors who have watched and listened through two weeks of trial to find...
  • Emotionally fraught times require extra financial care

    The widow was long past the first stages of money management after her husband died, leaving her to raise her school-age children. She was past ordering extra death certificates and changing the names on credit cards and other financial accounts. She was...
  • Nursing Home Execs Testify Rowland Had No Role In Company

    Nursing Home Execs Testify Rowland Had No Role In Company
    NEW HAVEN — A top executive at the Apple Rehab nursing home chain testified Friday that she was stunned when she took a frantic after-hours call from her boss two years ago asking her to sign off on a corporate statement that former Gov. John...
  • Aide Tells How Disclosing Rowland's Role Hurt Campaign

    Aide Tells How Disclosing Rowland's Role Hurt Campaign
    NEW HAVEN — A top aide to congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley testified on Thursday that Wilson-Foley's 2012 campaign was thrown into disarray and eventually collapsed when she was forced to disclose that former Gov. John Rowland was working...