| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Monday avoided questions about his ties to a troubled nursing home chain, while a federal trial in Florida began hearing evidence on claims that Rauner’s old private equity firm participated in a...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:08 PM
There are second acts in American lives. After disgracing himself with a conviction on corruption charges a decade ago, former Gov. John G. Rowland had a second act. He has now blown that one, as well.
A jury in U.S. District Court in New Haven found...
| Sep 30, 2014
Thanks to advances in medicine we're living longer, a trend that increases the likelihood that we could end up in a nursing home. For many of us, that's the last place on Earth we would want to be.
Whether it's fate or providence that dictates our paths...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Pat and Arne Cook thought they'd made their last, best move when they retired to a golf community on Skidaway Island, near Savannah, Ga., 17 years ago. The couple had lived for 25 years in Connecticut, where they raised their four children.
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Lehigh County Commissioners talked budget with leaders from Cedarbrook nursing home Tuesday night, but a deeper discussion on the county-owned home's future will have to wait until next month.
At the start of a public budget hearing, a county...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:53 PM
The State Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday challenging the legality of a privately owned nursing home in Rocky Hill that provides long-term care to state prison parolees and mental patients.
At issue is whether the owners of the facility –...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Licensed practical nurses at Aurora Senior Living in New Britain voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to join the union that represents nursing aides, housekeeping workers and cafeteria workers at the nursing home.
The Service Employees International Union...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:47 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 1:49 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2014
Soaring fire fees that knocked some assisted living facilities out of business are dropping dramatically now that few of those homes remain open.
Operators of the homes serving the mentally ill said all along that the city's goal behind the fee spike was...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:50 PM
A man who noticed bruises on his father, a nursing home resident with dementia, set up a hidden camera and caught two employees hitting him, a Winter Haven police spokeswoman said.
Two certified nursing assistants at Palm Garden nursing home, 28-year-...