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  • 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...
  • Handling of L.A. County nursing home complaints under scrutiny

    Handling of L.A. County nursing home complaints under scrutiny
    Los Angeles County supervisors ordered an audit Tuesday of the way the county's public health department investigates complaints about health and safety issues at nursing homes. The officials sharply criticized public health officials over a report that...
  • Nursing home accused of hiring male strippers

    Nursing home accused of hiring male strippers
    A Long Island nursing home is being sued for allegedly hiring male strippers to celebrate the 85th birthday of one of its residents.  The son of the 85-year-old woman is suing East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, alleging that the nursing home...
  • 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...
  • L.A. County orders audit of department over nursing home complaints

    L.A. County orders audit of department over nursing home complaints
    Los Angeles County supervisors ordered an audit Tuesday of how the county's Public Health Department investigates complaints about health and safety issues at nursing homes. Members of the county board sharply criticized health officials over a report...
  • Former aide to Obama pal Whitaker pleads guilty

    Former aide to Obama pal Whitaker pleads guilty
    SPRINGFIELD --- The one-time top aide to former state public health chief Dr. Eric Whitaker pleaded guilty today in a $400,000 federal bribery and kickback scheme on state grants she controlled. Quinshaunta Golden, 45, of Homewood, entered her plea in...
  • Rowland Indicted In Two Alleged Campaign Finance Schemes

    Rowland Indicted In Two Alleged Campaign Finance Schemes
    Former Gov. John G. Rowland was indicted Thursday on conspiracy and other charges associated with two federal election campaigns, one of them involving a sham contract written to conceal $35,000 he was paid for political advice to congressional...
  • Foleys Plead Guilty In Campaign Scheme Linked To Rowland

    Foleys Plead Guilty In Campaign Scheme Linked To Rowland
    HARTFORD — Businessman Brian Foley and his wife, former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, admitted in court Monday that they used a sham consulting contract with former Gov. John G. Rowland to pay him for secret political assistance to...
  • 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...