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  • READER SUBMITTED: Forum On Long-Term Care And Retirement Planning

    Just one year in a Connecticut nursing home can cost more than $142,000, and Medicare and health insurance may only cover a fraction of that cost. If you're 40 or older, long-term care insurance should be part of your retirement plan. Cragin Memorial...
  • Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws; Sentencing Dec. 12

    Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws; Sentencing Dec. 12
    NEW HAVEN — Former Gov. John G. Rowland, a political rising star who crashed a decade ago in a corruption scandal, fell again Friday when a jury in federal court found him guilty in a low-rent scheme to collect secret paychecks from rich...
  • Antipsychotic Use Drops In State Nursing Homes, New Data Show

    Connecticut still ranks high among states in the use of antipsychotic drugs for elderly nursing home residents, but its rate of use has dropped 21.6 percent since 2011 – more than the national average -- new government data show. The data, released...
  • Nursing Home Exec Says Rowland Performed Tasks For Company

     Nursing Home Exec Says Rowland Performed Tasks For Company
    NEW HAVEN – The top executive at the Apple Rehab nursing home chain testified Monday that he may have met, talked or exchanged emails as many as eight times with former Gov. John G. Rowland on business subjects, as Rowland began what could be a...
  • If we fight wars, we must take care of our veterans

    To the editor: Thanks to columnist Steve Lopez for keeping the issues facing veterans like Paul Cooper and others with CalVet's West Los Angeles Veterans Home in the news. ("For ailing veterans, endless government delays," Sept. 13) Ironically, in the...
  • Witness Says He Never Thought Rowland Contract Was Ruse

    Witness Says He Never Thought Rowland Contract Was Ruse
    NEW HAVEN – The top executive at Apple Rehab disclosed Tuesday that he was once afraid former Gov. John G. Rowland was being groomed to replace him, as Rowland's defense team continued trying to establish that Rowland provided real consulting...
  • Australia's booming aged-care sector set for unprecedented shakeup

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian aged care is about to become big business as investors rush for a slice of a rapidly growing $10 billion industry, seeking funding to buy rivals and build nursing homes in one of the fastest-aging societies in the Asia-...
  • Rowland Does Not Testify As Defense Rests

    Rowland Does Not Testify As Defense Rests
    NEW HAVEN – Jury deliberations are set to begin after ex-governor and radio host John G. Rowland declined on Wednesday to take the witness stand at his trial and defend himself from charges that he was part of a low-rent conspiracy to hide $35,000...
  • Wilson-Foley Aide Testifies Rowland's Radio Gig Helped Campaign

     Wilson-Foley Aide Testifies Rowland's Radio Gig Helped Campaign
    NEW HAVEN – Another young aide testified Wednesday that he became so distressed when Lisa Wilson-Foley confided she was adding former Gov. John Rowland to her campaign staff that he dashed off a frantic email to a colleague — while driving the...
  • What cancer patients want and what Medicare covers may differ

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When asked what Medicare should cover for cancer patients in their last months of life, many patients and their caregivers choose benefits the federal insurance does not offer, like home-based long term care and concurrent...
  • I Felt Sorry For Rowland, But It Passed

    I Felt Sorry For Rowland, But It Passed
    When my big scandal hits — it involves Victorian steampunk goggles, steroids and payments laundered through the Cape Verde National Brass Choir — I may hire Reid Weingarten as my defense counsel. Weingarten is this good: He made me feel a...