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Nursing home hires stripper to amuse patients: Law suit pending

Babylon - After an 85-year-old woman's son discovered a photo of his mother getting a personal show from a male stripper mother and son are suing the Babylon, NY nursing center for punitive damages.

Op-Ed: Protecting nursing home residents with spy cameras

Families who cannot devote the required attention a loved one deserves may decide that an assisted living facility is the best way to provide supervision, medical care, and social interactions for the beloved individual.

Spain's 'angel of death' receives 127 year sentence

Girona - Joan Vila Dilmé, the security guard who was tried for killing eleven elderly residents in a nursing home, has received a sentence of 127 years for his crimes. He had told the court that he was "ending their suffering."

Spain's 'angel of death' found guilty in 11 nursing home killings

Girona - Joan Vila Dilme, a security guard at a Spanish retirement home, has been found guilty of the killing of eleven elderly residents, which, according to him, was to "end their suffering." Prosecutors are looking at a 194-year sentence for his crimes.

New concern about antipsychotic drug misuse in nursing homes

New York - A new report indicates that antipsychotic drugs have been administered to elderly patients in nursing homes in New York City. The drugs were used to pacify thousands of senior citizens even though many have no mental illnesses and may not need them.

Video: 92-yr-old at nursing home had 57 maggots removed from ear

Doctors removed 57 maggots from the ear canal of Catherine McCann, 92, with Alzheimer's disease. McCann's family is suing the Lutheran Home for the Aged in Arlington Heights where her husband John McCann, 88, pays $10,000 a month for nursing home care.

Three dead and many injured in Sydney care home fire

Sydney - At least three elderly people have been killed following a fire at a care home in Sydney in the early hours of the morning.

Elderly Man Dies After Fight At Nursing Home

There's an ongoing investigation in the death of Wille Mayfield after a fight with his room-mate at Spring Gate Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.

Nursing home janitor allegedly exposed himself to ailing resident

An Orion Township, Michigan man was charged yesterday with aggravated indecent exposure after he was allegedly caught with his pants down in front of a nursing home resident with dementia.

98-year-old woman indicted in murder of 100-year-old roommate

A 98-year-old nursing home resident has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge by a Massachusetts grand jury for strangling her 100-year-old roommate

NC Mental Health Hurt By Budget Cuts Special

The new North Carolina budget means less dollars for mental health facilities in an already struggling industry. Meanwhile nursing homes for the elderly are stuck with the problem.

Police: Gunman's ex-wife worked at nursing home

On Sunday a man walked into a nursing home and shot dead eight patients. Police theorize that he may have targeted the medical care facility because his ex-wife worked there.

Gunman Kills Eight at North Carolina Nursing Home

A deadly shooting took place around 10:30 this morning at a North Carolina nursing home. A gunman has been captured after killing at least eight people. The dead include seven patients and a nurse.

Bush Lawsuit Restrictions Add to Grandma's Risk in Nursing Homes

She was found on a bed without covers, lying on a plastic mattress in winter time wearing only a thin hospital gown. She was ill in a nursing home. Attendants walked past the room and did nothing.

Walk A Day In My Shoes

John Edwards, the political candidate for the presidency worked very hard today.

Nursing home injury deemed accidental

Police rule out any wrongdoing by an Oakville nursing home after elderly woman suffers broken leg.

Aide Attempted to Rape 90-Year-Old Nursing Home Resident

Nursing assistant Shandra Banks was just about to go on break during the night shift when she heard squeaking sounds from a patient's room. She was completely shocked by what she saw when she went to investigate the cause of the noise.

Man beaten at Sudbury nursing home dies

A developmentally challenged Sudbury nursing home resident dies after beating over the volume of a television.

Former suburban nursing home worker pleads guilty in patient's rape

A former suburban Chicago nursing home worker charged with raping a profoundly brain-damaged resident who later gave birth changed his plea to guilty Wednesday in DuPage County Circuit Court.
 

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