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Long Term Care

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  • Film Review: 'Next Year Jerusalem'

    Eight residents of a Connecticut nursing home take a trip to Israel. No, this isn't the opening line from "Old Jews Telling Jokes"; it's David Gaynes' documentary "Next Year Jerusalem," a predictably banal celebration of scrappy alter kockers (from...
  • When caring for a loved one, too many caregivers go it alone

    Harvard Health Blog History is repeating itself in my family. My mother has Parkinson's disease, and my father is her caregiver. Forty years ago, my mom was the caregiver for her own mother, who had advanced Parkinson's disease and dementia. I didn't...
  • Vehicles for Change and LifeSpan Network team up to create circle of giving

    Vehicles for Change and LifeSpan Network team up to create circle of giving
    Isabella Firth, president of LifeSpan Network and The Beacon Institute, was just trying to solve a couple of workplace concerns. In the process, she ended up creating a circle of charitable acts benefiting students, senior citizens and low-income...
  • FloriDUH: Jeepers, creepers, a nursing home peeper?

    FloriDUH: Jeepers, creepers, a nursing home peeper?
    Granny, grab your robe and pull down the shades! Even if you're in a nursing home. Winter Haven cops jailed a man, identified as Willie James Washington, after he allegedly stood stark naked -- except for a T-shirt over his head - while peering...
  • Health department boosts Lehigh nursing home

     
    A Lehigh County nursing home is among six facilities statewide honored with the state Department of Health's "Award for Excellence in Health Care Compliance." Lehigh Center, Genesis Health Care, at 1718 Spring Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, is among...
  • Connecticut Woman Who Represented Long-Term Unemployed Got Hired— Temporarily

    Connecticut Woman Who Represented Long-Term Unemployed Got Hired— Temporarily
    The Connecticut woman who appeared with President Obama in January to represent the long-term unemployed has found work managing a Windsor nursing home. "It was a godsend," said Katherine Hackett, who lost her job as a nursing home administrator in July...
  • Watch: Ricky Gervais in 'Derek' Season 2 Trailer

    "Derek" is back with an official trailer for its second season on Netflix. The British comedy created by and starring Ricky Gervais, follows his titular character as a nursing home care-taker. The trailer shows Derek's positive outlook and good-...
  • It's time once again to recognize today's diverse, dynamic nurses

    From bedside nursing in hospitals and long-term care facilities to the halls of research institutions, state legislatures and Congress, the depth and breadth of the nursing profession is working to meet the expanding health care needs of American society....
  • Retirement communities, performing groups, provide arts outreach to seniors

    Retirement communities, performing groups, provide arts outreach to seniors
    If it wasn't for the large, well-equipped woodworking shop at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville, Lawrence Schneider might never have embarked upon his third career as a sculptor. But when Schneider moved into the Hunt Valley community...
  • Law-And-Lobbying Firm Of Ritter And Cafero Sparks More Controversy

     Law-And-Lobbying Firm Of Ritter And Cafero Sparks More Controversy
    When House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero, R-Norwalk, argued strenuously last Tuesday against a bill requiring increased financial disclosures by for-profit nursing homes, he took the same position as a lobbying firm hired by the Connecticut...
  • Long term care update: Is 90 the new 70?

    Americans are getting older. A new U.S. Census Bureau report projects that roughly one in five Americans (about 21 percent) will be 65 years old and up by 2050, compared with just 13 percent in 2010 and less than 10 percent in 1970. Taking a longer view,...