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  • Attorney for ex-teacher says extradition in sex crimes case would be 'death sentence'

    Attorney for ex-teacher says extradition in sex crimes case would be 'death sentence'
    An attorney representing the 94-year-old former Winnetka teacher and scout leader charged with sex crimes against children that allegedly took place decades ago said today that extraditing his client to Wyoming would be akin to “a death sentence.&...
  • Find an Inner Warmth for the Holidays - Volunteer

    Find an Inner Warmth for the Holidays - Volunteer
    It’s almost a cliché to hear people say the holidays are a time to “give something back.” Yet it’s exactly this time of year when wintry weather conditions and economic pressures put the greatest strain on charities, nonprofits and...
  • Retirement: let Medicaid pay the nursing-home bills?

    Medicaid is the largest payer of long-term-care services for the elderly. Eligibility rules vary from state to state, but you generally must have less than $2,000 in "countable" assets, including savings, retirement accounts, investments and most cash-...
  • Comparing and choosing coverage

    Comparing and choosing coverage
    Open enrollment for 2015 is underway. And these charts can help you compare the premiums, deductibles and drug coverage offered in your community by private insurers with Medicare contracts. One chart details the 26 plans in Florida next year covering...
  • Westview Health Care Center hosts legislators

    A health care discussion and tour for area legislators was held Friday, Oct. 17, at Westview Health Care Center in Dayville. Westview Administrator David T. Panteleakos hosted Connecticut 2nd District U.S. Rep. Joseph Courtney; 50th District state Rep....
  • Sister Catherine McHugh, active in elderly issues, dies

    Sister Catherine Elizabeth "Katie" McHugh spent decades as a teacher and leader in Chicago's Catholic organizations, and was a force for change in areas such as nursing home care, equitable housing and health care. One of Sister McHugh's crowning...
  • Second-hand smoke is bad news for people and pets

    Second-hand smoke is bad news for people and pets
    Q: We have a friend who's started smoking cigarettes, and quite heavily. She claims to love animals. I wonder how second-hand smoke affects pets. I think I know the answer, but my friend needs a blast of reality from a professional like you. -- D.G.,...
  • Small Fire Quickly Extinguished At Hartford Nursing Home

    Small Fire Quickly Extinguished At Hartford Nursing Home
    HARTFORD — A small fire broke out in the laundry room at Park Place Health Center on Greenwood Street Thursday night, fire officials said. The facility was the site of a fatal arson in 2003. The small fire was quickly extinguished by firefighters,...
  • Renovate, repair outdated Cedarbrook

    Renovate, repair outdated Cedarbrook
    The Allentown and Fountain Hill Cedarbrook facilities have excellent ratings for providing quality care to their residents, but the facilities are in dire need of repairs and renovations. Every Lehigh County commissioner should visit Cedarbrook-...
  • Estate planning week

    It's National Estate Planning Week, which means it's time for me to nudge you to "do estate planning". I received great feedback when I published estate planning advice last year, soon after my father died. A year later, I have fine-tuned a few things,...
  • Robert B. Temple, TV technician

    Robert B. Temple, TV technician
    Robert B. Temple, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. TV technician and a Korean War veteran, died Friday at the Longview Nursing Home in Manchester of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 84. The son of Burnett Franklin Temple, a city...