RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Long Term Care

A collection of news and information related to Long Term Care published by this site and its partners.

Top Long Term Care Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • 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,...
  • 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.,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Chicago nursing home owner Aviv to be bought for $3 billion

    Chicago-based nursing home owner Aviv REIT is being acquired by a Maryland competitor in a $3 billion stock deal. Aviv shareholders will receive the equivalent of $34.97 in Omega Healthcare Investors stock for each Aviv share. Aviv stock closed Thursday...
  • State inadequately investigates nursing home complaints, audit finds

    The California Department of Public Health has failed to effectively investigate nursing home complaints, a state audit released Thursday found, with a total of 11,000 unresolved complaints in its system. The department, which is responsible for...
  • 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...