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3 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com
Should there be any doubt that some long-term care providers have a persecution complex, it's evident in a response to Tim Mullaney's blog Tuesday.
Should PBS receive government funding?
Do You Know the Constitution Better Than Most Politicians?
7 hrs ago | Montreal Gazette
Seniors who need health care but do not want to be institutionalized will soon have the means to be looked after at home, Quebec Health Minister RA©jean HA©bert said Friday.
8 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Some of the state's largest hospital systems are reporting significant increases in delayed payments under KanCare as the system prepares to absorb dozens of smaller providers who work with Kansans with developmental disabilities.
12 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire
Jeremy Hunt says every patient in the NHS has a right to see a GP "who can spot cancer symptoms early enough to make a difference" Thousands of people eventually diagnosed with cancer may be failed by GPs who do not refer them quickly enough, data suggests.
15 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post
The NDP's Cam Broten joked on Thursday that his personal highlight of the fall legislature sitting was shaving off his Movember moustache on Dec. 1. Both Premier Brad Wall and Opposition Leader Cam Broten had unusual and humorous answers when asked to pick one highlight from the fall legislative sitting that ended Thursday.
18 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
Kara Janes of Castine, then a graduate student at the University of Maine's School of Social Work, sits in a wheelchair at the Lakewood Continuing Care Center in Waterville in July 2011.
20 hrs ago | The Island Packet
Her memory issues were serious, Baron learned, and she needed more care than he could provide.
The interlocking puzzle of the health care system across the North Country will get a thorough going-over in the next three months or so.
To provide practitioners with benchmarks for micronutrient supplementation policies for older residents of long-term care facilities, based upon residents' usual energy intake.
The incidents recently reported are not in keeping with our long tradition of service in or in other jurisdictions, and we apologize to the families involved.
Related stories this week: Be gone, toxic furniture! State adopts new standards for toxic flame-retardants in furniture.
"Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, families get together, and many are seeing mom and/or dad for the first time in months," says Orestis, senior health-care advocate and CEO of Life Care Funding.
Guest Opinion: A new study could chart better ways to dealing with the needs of the aging and the disabled.
Students in the third-year Community Health Nursing program at Nipissing University finally had a chance to present 12 weeks of work in front of their peers and professionals Wednesday morning.
Pioneer Manor residents' council president Mick Lowe cuts the cake at the facility's 60th anniversary celebration Dec. 4. Also in the photo are Ward 5 Coun.
A recent survey of the specialized health care professionals represented by the Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan shows that 60.4 per cent believe their profession is under-staffed in their health care workplace, Health Sciences President Karen Wasylenko said.
Heritage House of Kimball announced Nov. 26, that Madeline Rose Bollingmo was presented with a Youth Volunteer of the Year Award at a statewide senior-care convention held last week in Minneapolis.