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  • Jahi McMath family, Oakland hospital to enter mediation

    A federal magistrate is scheduled to mediate talks Friday between the family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath and the Oakland hospital where the brain-dead girl continues to be kept on a ventilator per a court order. Each side is slated to present its case to...
  • Take time to find the right fit when choosing a long-term care facility

    About 10 years ago, when Donna Braley was 79, her family started to notice that she was having trouble doing the things she'd always loved to do -- crocheting, cooking, doing crossword puzzles. Because her children lived in different states, it took a...
  • Long-term care is expensive, so know your options

    According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, almost 70 percent of individuals 65 and older will need some type of long-term care. Unfortunately, most families don't have sufficient assets or insurance to cover the cost of this care. The...
  • Georgetown report raises more questions about Florida Medicaid reform

    Georgetown report raises more questions about Florida Medicaid reform
    TALLAHASSEE -- A new Georgetown University report is questioning whether Florida's handover of millions of Medicaid patients to managed-care companies will be able to achieve the twin goals of cutting costs and improving health. In short, the first...
  • Nicholas James Kiladis

    Nicholas James Kiladis
    Nicholas James Kiladis, a former contracts administrator for the Maryland Transit Administration, died Dec. 25 at Oak Crest, a long-term care facility in Parkville, of complications from a brain injury he suffered in November 2012. He was 79. Mr....
  • Highland Park, Deerfield police blotter: Dec. 30

    Highland Park, Deerfield police blotter: Dec. 30
    The following items were taken from police reports. Deerfield A 44-year-old woman was charged with prostitution at the Red Roof Inn, 340 S. Waukegan Road, at 6 p.m. on Dec. 18. The solicitation was set up on an Internet site, according to a report....
  • Johnson and Johnson's business decisions impact people's health

     
    Last week, Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion in civil and criminal fines to settle charges that the pharmaceutical marketed medications for unapproved purposes and rewarded doctors who inappropiately prescribed it to patients, risking...
  • Retirement: Getting a long-term-care insurer to pay up

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance A long-term-care insurance policy can help cover the costs of care in a nursing home, an assisted-living facility or at home. Follow these steps, and you're more likely to get through the claims process smoothly. 1. Find out...
  • Alice E. Krupsaw, federal worker

    Alice E. Krupsaw, federal worker
    Alice E. Krupsaw, a retired federal worker who found joy in creative and artistic endeavors, died Dec. 16 of undetermined causes at the Milford Manor Nursing Home in Pikesville. She was 106. Alice Ettlin was born in Washington, the oldest of three...
  • For once, a happy ending to sad stories

    Sometimes miracles do happen, and they couldn't happen at a better time than Christmas. About 37,000 people nationwide who were ripped off by scam artists or were left hanging by a defunct car warranty sales company recently were sent a total of $55...
  • The Magowans – The Elderly Multi-Millionaire Twins Next Door

     The Magowans – The Elderly Multi-Millionaire Twins Next Door
    SIMSBURY — When an elderly woman showed up at a small law firm several years ago and asked for help managing her estate, an attorney asked her what she thought it was worth. Kathleen Magowan said she didn't really know. She thought maybe about...