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  • How to choose the best rehab facility

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - This summer, I had the arduous and rushed task of picking a rehabilitation center for my dad, as post-operative complications left him too ill to return home at the time, yet the hospital was keen to discharge him. This is an...
  • Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California

    Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California
    Seventeen years ago, Oregon became the first of five states to offer what became known as death with dignity. Now a renewed effort is underway to add California to the list. Past attempts have failed here, but Compassion & Choices, the nonprofit...
  • Former 'Seaside' Sanatorium To Become State Park

    Former 'Seaside' Sanatorium To Become State Park
    A long debate over what the state should do with a 32-acre former tuberculosis sanatorium on the shore of Long Island Sound ended Tuesday with Gov. Dannel Malloy's announcement that the "Seaside" property will become a state park. Malloy said the...
  • GTCR trial full of political peril for Rauner

    GTCR trial full of political peril for Rauner
    As conflicting accusations over the sale of a troubled nursing home chain with links to Republican Bruce Rauner air in a Florida courtroom, so far this much has become clear: The legal proceedings and the fallout from them have left a lot of people...
  • Nursing home cameras create controversy

    WASHINGTON Over the years, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has consistently heard "horror stories" about the abuse or neglect of nursing home residents. Now she is trying to bring such cruelty out of the shadows and into clear view. Madigan's...
  • Hospitals Required To Tell Patients Of Observation Care Status

    Starting Wednesday, a new state law requires Connecticut hospitals to tell all patients when they are being kept in the hospital for observation instead of being admitted and to warn them about the financial consequences. Anyone who goes to the...
  • Attorney for ex-teacher says extradition in sex crimes case would be 'death sentence'

    Attorney for ex-teacher says extradition in sex crimes case would be 'death sentence'
    An attorney representing the 94-year-old former Winnetka teacher and scout leader charged with sex crimes against children that allegedly took place decades ago said today that extraditing his client to Wyoming would be akin to “a death sentence.&...
  • Plan Early To Stay At Home

    Plan Early To Stay At Home
    Thanks to advances in medicine we're living longer, a trend that increases the likelihood that we could end up in a nursing home. For many of us, that's the last place on Earth we would want to be. Whether it's fate or providence that dictates our paths...
  • Ex-Rauner partner: GTCR didn't know actual buyer in nursing home deal

    Ex-Rauner partner: GTCR didn't know actual buyer in nursing home deal
    If Bruce Rauner’s investment firm had known it was selling a troubled nursing-home company to an unaware old man it would have “put the brakes on the deal,” a former colleague of the candidate testified today in a Florida bankruptcy...
  • Partner in Rauner firm shared misgivings about associates in nursing home case

    Partner in Rauner firm shared misgivings about associates in nursing home case
    A partner at Republican Bruce Rauner's GTCR investment firm expressed misgivings about some of their former business associates in a troubled nursing home chain hit by hefty wrongful death lawsuit awards, according to video-recorded testimony played...
  • Nursing home trial may trouble Rauner campaign

    Nursing home trial may trouble Rauner campaign
    As Bruce Rauner enters the home stretch of his run for Illinois governor, 1,000 miles away in Tampa, Fla., a federal bankruptcy trial opens Monday to weigh allegations that the investment firm he ran participated in a fraudulent scheme to avoid...