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  • Foul odor prompts water probe at Cedarbrook nursing home

    Foul odor prompts water probe at Cedarbrook nursing home
    Cedarbrook nursing home in South Whitehall has temporarily halted the use of tap water at the facility after a staff employee reported a foul odor coming from a hot water faucet Sunday. The Lehigh County-owned nursing home has been providing bottled...
  • Cedarbrook nursing home still without tap water

    Cedarbrook nursing home still without tap water
    Residents and staff at Lehigh County-owned Cedarbrook nursing home will be without the use of tap water until at least Friday while the county awaits the result of tests prompted by a report of foul-smelling water. County officials had hoped to have...
  • Water service returned for most Cedarbrook residents

    Water service returned for most Cedarbrook residents
    Roughly half the residents at Lehigh County-owned Cedarbrook nursing home are now allowed to use their water after the latest round of testing prompted by foul-smelling tap water. Rick Molchany, Lehigh County's general services director, said water...
  • Be a Santa to a senior

    Be a Santa to a senior
    Pam Urnowey started visiting the elderly in nursing homes when she was 9 years old. The first visits were at Christmas, and the delight she saw in the residents — old and ailing and often alone — left a powerful impression. "They didn't have...
  • Strategies to protect assets from nursing home costs

    Q. My husband and I recently retired. He is 72 and I am 65. With increasing health issues and no long-term care insurance, we worry about what will happen financially when one of us goes to a nursing home. Can the healthy spouse keep the jointly owned...
  • Water cleared for use at Cedarbrook

    Water cleared for use at Cedarbrook
    All residents of Lehigh County's Cedarbrook nursing home can use their water again. Rick Molchany, Lehigh County's general services director, said the county received test data from an independent laboratory that will allow the nursing home to return...
  • Renovate, repair outdated Cedarbrook

    Renovate, repair outdated Cedarbrook
    The Allentown and Fountain Hill Cedarbrook facilities have excellent ratings for providing quality care to their residents, but the facilities are in dire need of repairs and renovations. Every Lehigh County commissioner should visit Cedarbrook-...
  • Small Fire Quickly Extinguished At Hartford Nursing Home

    Small Fire Quickly Extinguished At Hartford Nursing Home
    HARTFORD — A small fire broke out in the laundry room at Park Place Health Center on Greenwood Street Thursday night, fire officials said. The facility was the site of a fatal arson in 2003. The small fire was quickly extinguished by firefighters,...
  • Second-hand smoke is bad news for people and pets

    Second-hand smoke is bad news for people and pets
    Q: We have a friend who's started smoking cigarettes, and quite heavily. She claims to love animals. I wonder how second-hand smoke affects pets. I think I know the answer, but my friend needs a blast of reality from a professional like you. -- D.G.,...
  • Sister Catherine McHugh, active in elderly issues, dies

    Sister Catherine Elizabeth "Katie" McHugh spent decades as a teacher and leader in Chicago's Catholic organizations, and was a force for change in areas such as nursing home care, equitable housing and health care. One of Sister McHugh's crowning...
  • Westview Health Care Center hosts legislators

    A health care discussion and tour for area legislators was held Friday, Oct. 17, at Westview Health Care Center in Dayville. Westview Administrator David T. Panteleakos hosted Connecticut 2nd District U.S. Rep. Joseph Courtney; 50th District state Rep....