| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. faltered in the late 1990s after cuts to Medicare and Medicaid drained the business of clients.
As federal budget cuts rippled through the system, Omega reeled. Founded in 1992, the Hunt Valley-based real estate investment...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Nguyen Tran was promoted to director of the Northwest District of the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), to oversee the district's day-to-day operations. In the past, Tran was a senior planner for the City of...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Lehigh County Commissioner Vic Mazziotti said Wednesday that plans to attract higher-paying patients to subsidize a nursing home with a mission to serve the community's neediest put him in a philosophical bind.
Those plans would upgrade a wing of Lehigh...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:44 PM
HAMPTON — Four veterans sat in a semi-circle Monday in the front parlor at Commonwealth Assisted Living at Hampton.
Across from them were reflections of their younger selves — service men in uniform.
"What branch of the service are you in?...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:46 PM
So, you're thinking you might like to check out one of those inexpensive new tests that would give you some insight into, say, the health implications of your ethnic heritage. It may, incidentally, turn up findings you may or may not want -- say, on...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Pat and Arne Cook thought they'd made their last, best move when they retired to a golf community on Skidaway Island, near Savannah, Ga., 17 years ago. The couple had lived for 25 years in Connecticut, where they raised their four children.
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:50 PM
A man who noticed bruises on his father, a nursing home resident with dementia, set up a hidden camera and caught two employees hitting him, a Winter Haven police spokeswoman said.
Two certified nursing assistants at Palm Garden nursing home, 28-year-...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Emily had a habit of always taking her favorite purse along with her, when it was time for her late afternoon shower. Taking her purse along made the task of showering a lot easier for Emily and her caregivers.
When 6 p.m. rolled around, and as the...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Tech Runway, billed as a new model for entrepreneurship in South Florida, will open Friday with five tenants at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.
The first tenants are a company that simplifies shopping and shipping outside the country, a...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Lehigh County Commissioners talked budget with leaders from Cedarbrook nursing home Tuesday night, but a deeper discussion on the county-owned home's future will have to wait until next month.
At the start of a public budget hearing, a county...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Election day on Hawaii's Big Island is more than just an eruption of democracy.
Lava from Kilauea, one of the more active volcanoes in the world, is threatening to split the small town of Pahoa in two. Members of the Hawaii National Guard, in full...