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  • 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  • Renovate, repair outdated Cedarbrook

    Renovate, repair outdated Cedarbrook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...
  • With Rowland's Conviction, Attention Turns To Radio Station Where He Worked

    With Rowland's Conviction, Attention Turns To Radio Station Where He Worked
    With former Gov. John G. Rowland in legal limbo, stuck between conviction in September on campaign fraud charges and a January sentencing date, interest has shifted to his last employer, local radio powerhouse WTIC-AM, where license renewal has been...
  • Atul Gawande on 'Being Mortal'

    Atul Gawande on 'Being Mortal'
    Most of us aren't fond of even thinking about, let alone discussing, the details of our denouement: aging, frailty, dying ... the inescapable fact that being human means traveling on a journey from dust to dust. "People naturally prefer to avoid the...
  • Financial gerontology: a tonic for retirees

    Merrill Lynch made business page headlines this year by appointing Baltimore County native Cynthia Hutchins to the newly created post of director of financial gerontology. Ms. Hutchins is charged with teaching the company's nearly 14,000 financial...
  • Partner in Rauner firm shared misgivings about associates in nursing home case

    Partner in Rauner firm shared misgivings about associates in nursing home case
    A partner at Republican Bruce Rauner's GTCR investment firm expressed misgivings about some of their former business associates in a troubled nursing home chain hit by hefty wrongful death lawsuit awards, according to video-recorded testimony played...
  • Blotter: Nursing-home theft in Palos Heights

    Blotter: Nursing-home theft in Palos Heights
    The following items were taken from Palos Heights police reports: A 25-year-old Blue Island woman was pulled over for driving 51 miles per hour in a 35-mph zone in the 12500 block of South Harlem Avenue around 9:45 a.m. on Oct. 1. She was charged with...