- Kansas delays disability services overhaul after complaints Updated: Oct-07-15 3:44 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The state of Kansas says it's delaying an overhaul in how it provides services to people with disabilities.
- Inmates help other prisoners face death in hospice program Updated: Oct-06-15 11:44 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - As late-morning sun streams through narrow prison windows, convicted killer Scott Abram stands beside a fellow inmate, speaks quietly to him and starts singing "Amazing Grace." The prisoner appears to smile, but it's difficult to gauge his response. He is dying.
- City of Bayard terminates nursing home management contract Updated: Oct-02-15 11:26 am
BAYARD, Nebraska - The Bayard City Council has voted to terminate the management contract for its nursing home.
- W.Va. says screening of long-term care job prospects working Updated: Oct-02-15 2:46 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources says a program to screen prospective workers at long-term care centers is working.
- Making the switch to assisted living, nursing homes Updated: Oct-01-15 5:01 am
SHERIDAN, Wyoming - It was not an easy decision.
- Alzheimer's dementia cases expected to increase in number Updated: Sep-28-15 10:37 am
ALTOONA, Pennsylvania - Alzheimer's disease is a problem expected to grow in the years ahead.
- Delaware to permanently close aging state nursing home Updated: Sep-22-15 8:04 pm
DOVER, Delaware - Delaware officials have decided to permanently close an aging state-run nursing home where water problems earlier this year forced the relocation of residents to other facilities.
- Student takes expired flowers to assisted living centers Updated: Sep-19-15 2:09 am
GREELEY, Colorado - Flowers, just like milk, have an expiration date, and that made Terra Seyler sad. Flowers brought a lot of joy, the kind she worked hard, sometimes too hard, to spread to others.
- Man claims bias over use of HIV-blocking drug Updated: Sep-16-15 5:51 pm
BOSTON - As a gay man, the Boston attorney thought he was doing the responsible thing when he asked his doctor to prescribe Truvada, a drug hailed as a way to halt the spread of AIDS. But when he tried to get long-term care insurance, Mutual of Omaha turned him down, saying it does not offer coverage to anyone who takes the drug.
- Private school announces plans to buy care services facility Updated: Sep-16-15 12:47 pm
WASHINGTON - A private school has announced its plans to purchase an assisted living facility and hospice located near its campus in the District of Columbia's northwest area.
- State inspectors say nursing home mistreated 3 patients Updated: Sep-13-15 7:07 pm
PERRY, Iowa - A nursing home in Perry mishandled the treatment of three patients who were transferred there this summer after a state mental hospital closed, according to state inspection reports.