- Dr. Heimlich, 96, uses his maneuver to save choking woman Updated: May-27-16 6:12 pm
CINCINNATI - The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.
- The Latest: Woman says Dr. Heimlich used namesake maneuver Updated: May-27-16 5:54 pm
CINCINNATI - The Latest on Dr. Henry Heimlich, who's credited with developing the Heimlich maneuver, using it on a woman at his living center (all times local):
- Cemeteries, nursing homes hold ceremonies honoring veterans Updated: May-25-16 4:16 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky officials say that state cemeteries and nursing homes dedicated to veterans will hold Memorial Day ceremonies to honor military members who have died.
- Arkansas governor signs savings plan for long-term care Updated: May-20-16 7:58 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed an agreement with the nursing home industry that's aimed at saving more than $250 million in Medicaid spending on long-term care for the elderly over the next five years.
- Tennessee nursing home closing after being decertified Updated: May-20-16 11:07 am
LIMESTONE, Tennessee - An East Tennessee nursing home is closing after federal and state regulators ordered the removal of all government-insured patients.
- In surprising turnabout, Oklahoma eyes Medicaid expansion Updated: May-16-16 8:43 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - Despite bitter resistance in Oklahoma for years to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republican leaders in this conservative state are now confronting something that alarms them even more: a huge $1.3 billion hole in the budget that threatens to do widespread damage to the state's health care system.
- 89-year-old finds his check mates with students Updated: May-16-16 5:01 am
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Desperate for a competitor, Bill Nangle posted a cardboard sign reading "Anybody want to play chess?" on the door to his nursing home room.
- Study: Costs for most long-term care keep climbing Updated: May-10-16 1:18 pm
Long-term care grew more expensive again this year, with the cost of the priciest option, a private nursing home room, edging closer to $100,000 annually, according to a survey from Genworth Financial.
- State and Nashville nursing home team up for job fair Updated: May-05-16 4:20 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Cumberland Health Care and Rehabilitation and the Middle Tennessee Career Coach will be hosting a job fair for those interested in both skilled and unskilled work at the nursing home.
- House OK's plan to send frail prisoners to nursing homes Updated: May-05-16 2:46 am
LANSING, Michigan - About 120 frail prisoners a year would be released to live in a nursing home under a plan approved by the Michigan House late Wednesday.
- Elevator company contesting federal citation in worker death Updated: May-04-16 6:01 am
ONONDAGA, New York - Federal regulators have cited an elevator company after a worker died last year when he became pinned by an elevator at a central New York nursing home.
- Nursing home residents, health workers rally for Medicaid Updated: May-03-16 2:32 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Hundreds of health care workers, nursing home residents and other Medicaid recipients are rallying at the state Capitol in support of a plan to draw down hundreds of millions of federal dollars offered to states for Medicaid expansion.
- DOJ: South Dakota long-term care system violates federal law Updated: May-02-16 11:18 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - South Dakota's unnecessary reliance on nursing facilities to serve people with disabilities isolates those residents from their communities and violates federal law, according to the findings of a U.S. Department of Justice investigation released Monday.
- Nursing homes starting to offer more individualized menus Updated: May-02-16 3:22 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - There is a growing trend among the nation's 15,600 nursing homes to abandon rigid menus and strict meal times in favor of a more individualized approach toward food.
- Unexpected friendship forms in Kansas City hospice Updated: Apr-29-16 2:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Jen Moss took to Jody Wooton from the first moments they met.