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  • Holiday gift for aging parents

    Holiday gift for aging parents
    It's the holiday surprise no one wants: seeing your aging parents and thinking how frail they look since the last time you saw them. That should be your cue to plan an end-of-life conversation while the family is together. You may think that talking...
  • Once an 'uncaged killer,' mob hit man dies after shaking up Sunrise nursing home

    Once an 'uncaged killer,' mob hit man dies after shaking up Sunrise nursing home
    As a hit man for the mob, Harold "Kayo" Konigsberg was once considered "the most dangerous uncaged killer on the East Coast," according to Life magazine, suspected in at least 20 murders. As an elderly resident of an assisted-living facility in Sunrise,...
  • State Holds Hearing On Seaside State Park Plans

    State Holds Hearing On Seaside State Park Plans
    WATERFORD — Barry Gorfain, an avid kayaker and hiker, has a vision for Seaside State Park. The Niantic resident would like to see a launching area allowing direct access to Long Island Sound for kayakers and canoeists — a rarity in the state....
  • Florida updates health-care comparison tool

    Florida updates health-care comparison tool
    The state rolled out an updated version of its health-care comparison tool, FloridaHealthFinder.gov, on Tuesday, adding more data about hospitals, nursing homes, doctors and health plans.  “We are constantly trying to find ways to improve...
  • Cedarbrook workers remain focused on job

    Cedarbrook workers remain focused on job
    During a time of continued discussion regarding Cedarbrook nursing home, it is my hope that the amazing accomplishments of the staff of the South Whitehall Township and Fountain Hill sites are acknowledged and outlined. Recently, the nursing...
  • Judge says Rauner former firm not responsible for nursing home fraud

     Judge says Rauner former firm not responsible for nursing home fraud
    A federal bankruptcy judge said Tuesday that Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner's former investment firm won't be held responsible for a scheme to avoid liability in costly nursing home death lawsuits. In a tentative ruling in the case designed to prod the...
  • Flu season hitting hard, especially in suburban schools

    Flu season hitting hard, especially in suburban schools
    The reports from school districts have rolled in daily to Chicago-area health departments, and the graphs on the weekly influenza charts are soaring upward. Flu season has arrived, earlier than usual and packing a punch that has sent hundreds of...
  • Nursing home exec accused of stealing $12K from patient, 79

    Nursing home exec accused of stealing $12K from patient, 79
    A nursing home executive was arrested on suspicion of stealing $12,466 from a dementia patient in a Fort Lauderdale facility, the Florida attorney general's office said. Cathy Hanna, 42, of Fort Lauderdale, former director of admissions at Harbor Beach...
  • Legionnaires' case confirmed in Middle River nursing home

    Legionnaires' case confirmed in Middle River nursing home
    The Baltimore County health department said Friday it is monitoring for Legionnaires' disease at Oakwood Care Center, a 130-bed nursing home in Middle River, after one case was confirmed. Legionnaires' disease is a kind of pneumonia caused by bacteria...
  • Medical errors in U.S. hospitals fall

    Medical errors in U.S. hospitals fall
    Hospitals nationwide are making fewer mistakes in treating patients, sparing 50,000 lives and saving $12 billion in health spending over the past three years, according to a new analysis of billing data by federal health officials. The report from the...
  • Nurse is accused of stealing almost $3K in jewels from patient

    A nurse in Palm Beach Gardens is accused of stealing $2,800 worth of jewelry from the woman for whom she was hired to care, according to police. Palm Beach Gardens police arrested Catherine Kyrkostas, 63, Monday after the woman she was hired to care...