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  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Grooming and Dressing Dementia Patients

    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...
  • Palos Hills nursing home gets break on fees

    Palos Hills nursing home gets break on fees
    Palos Hills officials have decided to give the owners of a local nursing home a discount on permit fees to build a new facility after discovering several surrounding municipalities charge less for commercial ventures. Nathan and Daniel Weiss, owners...
  • Lehigh County Commissioners backed off three budget amendments

    Lehigh County Commissioners backed off three budget amendments
    Lehigh County commissioners backed off three budget amendments Wednesday, handing Tom Muller victories on half of his executive vetoes. Board Republicans had the power to override all six of Muller's vetoes, which passed originally with veto-proof...
  • LPNs Vote to Join SEIU

    Licensed practical nurses at Aurora Senior Living in New Britain voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to join the union that represents nursing aides, housekeeping workers and cafeteria workers at the nursing home. The Service Employees International Union...
  • Election day on Hawaii's Big Island: A historic eruption of democracy

    Election day on Hawaii's Big Island: A historic eruption of democracy
    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...
  • Lava's slow approach is reshaping Hawaii village life

    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...
  • Occupational therapy: Seeing patients overcome obstacles is biggest reward

    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 School’s...
  • Michelle Obama back home to raise money, rally troops for Quinn

    Michelle Obama back home to raise money, rally troops for Quinn
    The battle for women voters in the Illinois governor race reached a new level Tuesday, as First Lady Michelle Obama led a Democratic rally for Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner blamed the governor for the deaths of child-abuse...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...