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  • It's time once again to recognize today's diverse, dynamic nurses

    From bedside nursing in hospitals and long-term care facilities to the halls of research institutions, state legislatures and Congress, the depth and breadth of the nursing profession is working to meet the expanding health care needs of American society....
  • Retirement communities, performing groups, provide arts outreach to seniors

    Retirement communities, performing groups, provide arts outreach to seniors
    If it wasn't for the large, well-equipped woodworking shop at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville, Lawrence Schneider might never have embarked upon his third career as a sculptor. But when Schneider moved into the Hunt Valley community...
  • Law-And-Lobbying Firm Of Ritter And Cafero Sparks More Controversy

     Law-And-Lobbying Firm Of Ritter And Cafero Sparks More Controversy
    When House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero, R-Norwalk, argued strenuously last Tuesday against a bill requiring increased financial disclosures by for-profit nursing homes, he took the same position as a lobbying firm hired by the Connecticut...
  • In northern Maine, collaboration brings better health

    In northern Maine, collaboration brings better health
    BANGOR, Maine — Sally Patterson reflected on her part in the healthcare system as she pointed her aging silver Subaru west on U.S. Highway 2 early one morning, headed for the tiny hamlet of Carmel. "You've got to teach people how to look out for...
  • Plumbing problems still plaguing Gracedale, could be fixed by Thursday

     
    After a spate of plumbing issues left parts of Gracedale Nursing Home without water for nearly two weeks, hot water could be completely restored by Thursday night, Administrator Millard D. Freeman said Tuesday. Inspections of the water supply Feb. 26...
  • Letters: The rising cost of long-term care

    Re “Couple shocked by 90% rate hikes,” Column, March 25 Change the names from “Mike and Judy Holtzman” to “Norm and Susan Zareski” and from “John Hancock” to “CalPERS,” and my wife and I could...
  • Gayle Hafner, lawyer and disabilities advocate

    Gayle Hafner, lawyer and disabilities advocate
    Gayle Hafner, a senior staff attorney of the Maryland Disability Law Center and a co-founder of Medicaid Matters Maryland who was an outspoken advocate for those with disabilities, died March 22 of a heart attack during an operation at the University of...
  • For the record

    Landslide: An article in the March 30 Section A about the Washington state landslide said searchers found the body of Christina Jefferds on Thursday. Her remains were found Monday; her granddaughter's remains were found Thursday. Long-term care: A column...
  • Tangled Deceit Will Cost Rowland — Again

    Nursing home magnates Brian Foley and Lisa Wilson-Foley caught a nasty case of affluenza in politics. The wealthy couple spread some of their fortune around in places it shouldn't have gone. That brought them to a federal courtroom last week to plead...
  • Frequently asked questions about Medicare

    Frequently asked questions about Medicare
    Since 1966, residents 65 or older have been able to sign up for Medicare, the federal government's health plan for seniors. But there are now private plans available, as well as a drug plan, giving people more options — but also raising more...
  • Stripper at New York nursing home leads resident's son to sue

    When Franklin Youngblood was sorting through his mother’s belongings at a nursing home in January 2013, he found a photograph of a man wearing only underpants hovering over her. He sued, alleging that East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on...