| Nov 20, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Not long ago the Cedarbrook nursing homes provided much money for Lehigh County. During this time period, we saw many changes in the county. We see a brand new prison in the Allentown skyline. There was completion of the Lehigh County Government Center...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Every year at Thanksgiving time, I try to put some deeper meaning into the easily generalized list of people and things for which I'm thankful.
Family, food, health, freedom, soldiers, police, firemen, home and stuffing always top the list, and they'...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:24 PM
I am writing to you today to express how important it is that elders in the community receive the care they deserve, despite being unable to pay for the in-home services that they need. As a professional advocate for elders in Palm Beach County, I am...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:28 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:27 PM
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...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 9:24 AM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:17 PM
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...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Erinn Hutkin
Since she works with children, Cindy DeRuiter's says her days are always memorable. Her patients are sure to say or do something funny, unexpected, or heartwarming. An occupational therapist at Easter Seals Autism Therapeutic Schoolâs...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Lava from Kilauea's bubbling new vent has yet to swallow a single home or close a key thoroughfare, but the volcano has changed everything in this little town on the Big Island.
National Guard members are a 24/7 presence. Roadblocks keep disaster...