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  • 8 tragic fires that took a toll on Chicago

    Chicago is no stranger to fire. Reborn after the flames of 1871, the city has had to deal with repeated tragedies. Here are some of the worst since 1900: Iroquois Theatre Dec. 30, 1903 More than 600 people, many of them children, were killed when...
  • Glendale homeless service officials bracing for change

    Officials with homeless services in Glendale are preparing for a shakeup as they plan to switch their focus from supportive services and transitional programs to permanent housing. The move comes as the city’s Continuum of Care, a coalition of...
  • Show your compassion before the year's end

     
    I recently paid a visit a friend at the Sacred Heart Senior Nursing Home in Upper Saucon. When I arrived, he was playing Wii with a fellow resident. They were playing bowling and my friend Martin Bayne was doing pretty well. He had a flawless style that...
  • 14 money tips for 2014

    I gave you an adequate re-entry period from the holidays. Now, it's time to get back to business and start the new year off on the right foot. 1. Track your expenses. Almost every financial plan starts with this most dreaded task. The good news is that...
  • Long-term care is expensive, so know your options

    According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, almost 70 percent of individuals 65 and older will need some type of long-term care. Unfortunately, most families don't have sufficient assets or insurance to cover the cost of this care. The...
  • Take time to find the right fit when choosing a long-term care facility

    About 10 years ago, when Donna Braley was 79, her family started to notice that she was having trouble doing the things she'd always loved to do -- crocheting, cooking, doing crossword puzzles. Because her children lived in different states, it took a...
  • Jahi McMath family, Oakland hospital to enter mediation

    A federal magistrate is scheduled to mediate talks Friday between the family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath and the Oakland hospital where the brain-dead girl continues to be kept on a ventilator per a court order. Each side is slated to present its case to...
  • White House wants nuns' injunction on contraceptive mandate dropped

    WASHINGTON — Obama administration lawyers strongly urged Justice Sonia Sotomayor and her fellow Supreme Court members to drop an appeal from the Little Sisters of the Poor and other Catholic groups who object to the so-called contraceptive mandate...
  • Urge grandmother to take full advantage of activities at her nursing home

    Q: My grandmother is in a nursing home, and every time we visit her she begs us to come more often. I know she's probably lonely, but she lives two hours away and it's just not possible for us to get down there very much. What else can we do for her? --...
  • La Creperie reopens after sad closing

     La Creperie reopens after sad closing
    In the past few months, Germain Roignant has come to think of life as a Chinese soup. "Sweet and sour," he said Friday, sitting in La Creperie, the newly resurrected Chicago restaurant he closed last August. It was almost lunchtime. The little front...
  • Blurring the line between life and death

    Brain death needs a new name, some doctors and bioethicists say. Perhaps it should be called "death via cessation of brain function." Then, perhaps, the public might better understand that it's not just a serious coma or a severe brain injury or a...