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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Seniors: Talk about our issues

    Seniors: Talk about our issues
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s silver-haired voter demographic has a clear message for its gubernatorial front-runners: talk to us. A new AARP Florida poll suggests voters ages 50 and up are increasingly worried about their finances, feeling they...
  • Lauderhill fire fees drop as ALFs close

    Lauderhill fire fees drop as ALFs close
    Soaring fire fees that knocked some assisted living facilities out of business are dropping dramatically now that few of those homes remain open. Operators of the homes serving the mentally ill said all along that the city's goal behind the fee spike was...
  • Where the old boys are: Life expectancy rising for senior men

    Forget the baby boom. A man boom is coming, and it will make the senior scene of tomorrow vastly different from the one today. Instead of a sea of women in senior communities, nursing homes and adult day-care centers, Census projections predict the...
  • New laws make it easier to file nursing home complaints, donate Obama items

    New laws make it easier to file nursing home complaints, donate Obama items
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed a pair of bills that would make it easier to file complaints against nursing homes and allow the state to loan or donate items linked to President Barack Obama when he served in the Illinois General...
  • Seven Nursing Homes Fined For Medication Errors, Injuries

    Seven nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with medication errors and incidents in which residents were burned or broke a leg. Sharon Health Care Center In two separate citations on July 24, Sharon...
  • Illinois suspends license of controversial psychiatrist

    Illinois suspends license of controversial psychiatrist
    For years, Dr. Michael Reinstein was a prolific prescriber of a dangerous antipsychotic drug in nursing homes and mental health facilities, giving it to more than 50 percent of the patients under his care. The psychiatrist's prescriptions of clozapine,...