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Long Term Care

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  • State Ranks High On Long-Term Elder Care, But Caregivers' Needs Not Met

    Connecticut outperforms most states in addressing elder long-term care, but needs to improve support for family caregivers, transitions between hospitals and other settings and affordability of nursing homes, according to a national report card. The...
  • We have effectively criminalized mental illness

    In his recent opinion piece, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart hit the nail on the head: By not adequately funding community-based mental health treatments and other parts of the continuum of care for people with mental illness, as well as affordable housing,...
  • Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sex assault

    Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sex assault
    A judge today abruptly declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of sexually assaulting a 92-year-old woman at a Crystal Lake nursing home where he worked. Both sides had given their opening statements and the first witness had testified when the...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Advocates for care The Ombudsman Program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities seeks volunteers to assist in protecting the rights and promoting the well-being of residents in long-term care facilities, including nursing homes...
  • Selling elderly parent's home and Medicaid implications

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My mother recently passed away. She was the person running the finances for her and my father. My sister and I now have power of attorney over my dad's finances. My parents have CD accounts stashed at many...
  • Carol Liu heads library talk on aging

    Carol Liu heads library talk on aging
    Dozens of people, representing health and advocacy groups for the elderly, met Tuesday morning to hear how long-term care for a growing elderly population statewide may be addressed. The state Senate’s Select Committee on Aging and Long-term Care,...
  • Rauner takes in more than $853,000, gives $750,000 to state GOP

    Rauner takes in more than $853,000, gives $750,000 to state GOP
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner’s fundraising operation isn’t taking the summer off, based on new campaign disclosure reports filed with the State Board of Elections. Rauner’s camp reported receiving $853,450 in donations of...
  • Options abound for post-retirement care

    With aging comes the need to get extra help whether with issues surrounding one's health or assistance with activities of daily living. Help can be as simple as having someone come into the home to clean and cook meals or as complex as diabetes...
  • Wheaton senior gets wish to meet ex-Sox player

    Wheaton senior gets wish to meet ex-Sox player
    Sitting in a donated suite at a White Sox game, a Wheaton man had what he described as the day of his life. Bill White, 74, an avid baseball fan who has spina bifida, spent nearly an hour chatting with his favorite former player, Billy Pierce. "I don'...
  • Park Ridge police reports: Jewelry taken from nursing home resident, cash missing from car and more

    Park Ridge police reports: Jewelry taken from nursing home resident, cash missing from car and more
    The following items were taken from Park Ridge police reports: A Niles woman was charged with DUI, having no valid insurance and disobeying a red light July 8 on the 1500 block of W. Touhy Ave. A Chicago man was charged with driving with no insurance,...
  • Hinsdale police reports: Disorderly conduct in nursing home, passed out in a car, and more

    Hinsdale police reports: Disorderly conduct in nursing home, passed out in a car, and more
    The following information was taken from Hinsdale police reports: A 32-year-old Schaumburg man was charged with disorderly conduct June 14 after he made disturbing and alarming statements and acted in a disturbing manner to a nurse and police officers...