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Listed below are the last 100 news headlines posted to The Network of Care for Seniors & People with Disabilities. You can also use the search box to find archived news headlines by keyword.

Connecticut House Speaker Ritter predicted correctly on avoiding nursing home strike
Hartford Courant
5/18/2021

EDITORIAL: Waiting-period proposal may not pass legal muster
Enid News & Eagle
5/18/2021

Staffing struggles: Butler County nursing home has paid temporary workers $1.55 million
Hamilton Journal News
5/17/2021

Pekin's 'scary' sidewalks face scrutiny in class action lawsuit; city disputes claims
Journal Star
5/17/2021

‘Tiger King’ star Joe Exotic wants President Biden to pardon him so he can get ‘proper medical care’ for prostate cancer
Patriot-News
5/17/2021

Students pray all year for nursing home neighbors
Times
5/17/2021

Comment: Medicare for All could have saved lives during covid
The Daily Herald
5/16/2021

Annual inspections restart at nursing homes after 2020 pause
Free Press
5/16/2021

Wolf: Parksville's Tagen Marshall inspires others, aims to invest in himself
Nanaimo News Bulletin
5/16/2021

Weld Health Department reminds residents to know signs, prevention tips for strokes
Greeley Tribune
5/16/2021

Developmentally disabled impacted: Red Deer College suspends program
Red Deer Advocate
5/15/2021

Austin to host town hall on people with disabilities, policing
Austin American-Statesman
5/15/2021

D-H Project ECHO to launch second phase to help support nursing home staff
Telegraph
5/15/2021

After push by Gov. Lamont, nursing home owners and union reach deal to avoid disruptive strike. Nursing home workers will earn at least $20 per hour.
Hartford Courant
5/14/2021

Michigan Senate panel votes to subpoena nursing home documents
The Detroit News
5/14/2021

Old Age Security increase targets older seniors' higher risks
Barriere Star Journal
5/14/2021

Advance Auto Parts hiring people with disabilities at Northwest Indiana warehouse
Times
5/14/2021

Parade celebrates Manchester & Vernon nursing home staff year after pandemic shutdown
Journal Inquirer
5/13/2021

Memory care center proposed for hospital land in Milton
The Patriot Ledger
5/13/2021

Vaccine 'a game changer' for the disabled, including those in group homes
Buffalo News
5/13/2021

Disability rights advocates push back against GOP voting legislation
Wisconsin State Journal
5/13/2021

Gov. Lamont says there is a ‘basic agreement’ to avert a strike at nursing homes in Connecticut
Hartford Courant
5/13/2021

Lamont sweetens offer in effort to prevent strike at nursing homes in Connecticut. Deal promises higher wages for low-paid workers.
Hartford Courant
5/13/2021

Penn-Mar boosts starting wages for healthcare workers to $15.50 an hour
Baltimore Sun
5/13/2021

What happens to residents of Connecticut nursing homes if thousands of workers go on strike on Friday?
Hartford Courant
5/12/2021

Gov. Lamont says $280 million package for nursing home workers is ‘best and final offer.’ National Guard called up in preparation for strike on Friday.
Hartford Courant
5/12/2021

Pa. Sen. Bob Casey Jr. pushes police reforms aimed at dealing with those with disabilities
Patriot-News
5/12/2021

Casey initiative would prevent violence toward people with disabilities
Times Leader
5/12/2021

What happens to residents of Connecticut nursing homes if thousands of workers go on strike on Friday?
Hartford Courant
5/12/2021

Parade celebrates nursing home staff year after pandemic shutdown
Journal Inquirer
5/12/2021

Handicapped-accessible parking spaces installed at Stafford Town Hall
Journal Inquirer
5/12/2021

As negotiations sputter, nursing homes workers in Connecticut edge closer to a strike. A walkout affecting 1,000 nursing home residents could come this week.
Hartford Courant
5/11/2021

Judge sides with woman over nursing home arbitration agreement, but review pending
Augusta Chronicle
5/11/2021

Cultivating a garden for all
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
5/11/2021

WOLF: Parksville's Tagen Marshall inspires others, aims to invest in himself
Parksville Qualicum Beach News
5/11/2021

Gov. Lamont calls on the National Guard for help with a potential nursing home strike in Connecticut
Hartford Courant
5/11/2021

Coastal Horizons' treatment operations director appointed to NC Mental Health commission
Star-News
5/11/2021

Biden admin reinstates health care protections for trans people. Here's what changed
News & Observer
5/10/2021

As negotiations sputter, union authorizes a strike at six more nursing homes in Connecticut. Walkout affecting thousands of nursing home residents could come this week.
Hartford Courant
5/10/2021

Yale: Nursing home workers faced difficult work conditions during pandemic
New Haven Register
5/10/2021

As the pandemic recedes, this Mother’s Day brings a fresh appreciation for the little things for residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities
Hartford Courant
5/9/2021

Vancouver Island author demystifying disability and dismantling otherness
Vancouver Island Free Daily
5/9/2021

Early detection remains best treatment of Alzheimer's
Frederick News-Post
5/8/2021

'Taken too soon': Sister believes nursing home responsible for brother's COVID-19 death
The Evening News and The Tribune
5/8/2021

Breast cancer vaccine would be a 'game-changer.' Clinical trials are happening in Miami
Miami Herald
5/8/2021

Illinois nursing home inspections also lagging
Effingham Daily News
5/7/2021

EDITORIAL: 'Safe staffing' bill won't solve the problem of nursing homes having too few workers
Buffalo News
5/7/2021

Olds College to welcome students with developmental disabilities
Red Deer Advocate
5/7/2021

Ex-Walmart greeter claims he was fired over race and disability
Bangor Daily News
5/7/2021

Rochester nursing home inspections reveal issues ranging from 'minimal harm' to 'immediate jeopardy' for residents
Post-Bulletin
5/7/2021

Chicago lags behind major cities that have audio signals at street crossings for blind pedestrians. Boston has more than 300. Chicago has 18.
Chicago Tribune
5/7/2021

Scabies scare managed at Lewis County nursing home, visitors returning
Watertown Daily Times
5/6/2021

Belfast moves closer to demolishing condemned nursing home
Bangor Daily News
5/6/2021

Chicago lags behind other major cities that have audio signals at street crossings for blind pedestrians. Boston has more than 300. Chicago has 18.
Chicago Tribune
5/6/2021

Documentary features Santa Fe neuroacupuncture doctors
The Santa Fe New Mexican
5/6/2021

City of El Paso offers free rides for at-risk groups to COVID-19 vaccination sites
El Paso Times
5/6/2021

Nursing homes vaccines to be updated weekly Order by Hogan applies to both staff, residents
Capital
5/5/2021

Hanover Hill resident gets his beer; state to abandon week-old guidelines for nursing homes
New Hampshire Union Leader
5/5/2021

First Nations, Métis, Inuit over 18 now eligible
The Brandon Sun
5/5/2021

#InstagramDisabled: a blessing or a curse?
Kimberley Daily Bulletin
5/5/2021

League of Women Voters to hold virtual program on nursing homes & long-term care
Times News
5/4/2021

Madison, Salvation Army transform former nursing home to shelter for homeless families
Wisconsin State Journal
5/4/2021

What does two apple pies buy? A $3,500 wheelchair ramp
The Daily Herald
5/4/2021

Letter: Duncan Manor plans unsafe
Cowichan Valley Citizen
5/4/2021

Nursing back to health: The case for setting safe staffing ratios in nursing homes
The New York Daily News
5/3/2021

Federal survey lacking at 1 Valley nursing home
Daily Item
5/3/2021

Saanich author pens empowering, informative book on disability
Saanich News
5/3/2021

Workers at 33 Connecticut nursing homes prepared to strike beginning May 14 as they fight for better wages, health care
Hartford Courant
5/3/2021

DeWine: Fully vaccinated nursing home staff no longer have to be tested for COVID
Springfield News-Sun
5/3/2021

Oklahoma singer Allie Williams defies rare disability to pursue dreams in music
Daily Oklahoman
5/2/2021

Holcomb signs COVID-19 liability protections that critics say will allow nursing home neglect
Indianapolis Star
5/1/2021

Inspection after inspection found problems. How nonprofit Boise nursing home went wrong
Idaho Statesman
5/1/2021

Purington joins Greater Nashua Mental Health
Telegraph
5/1/2021

Disability advocates fear Shared Spaces could create an 'obstacle course' on city sidewalks
San Francisco Examiner
5/1/2021

'Universal health care has always been my north star': Eshoo to support expanded Medicare
Santa Cruz Sentinel
4/30/2021

Wendell Foster still needing donations for renovation
Messenger-Inquirer
4/30/2021

Workers at 33 Connecticut nursing homes prepared to strike beginning May 14 as they fight for better wages, health care
Hartford Courant
4/30/2021

COVID-19: Disability charity helps immunize nearly 300 with J&J vaccine
Palm Beach Post
4/30/2021

Clinical trial to begin for new Alzheimer's disease treatment
Bellevue Reporter
4/29/2021

39% of state's nursing home workers declined Covid-19 shots. Here's how some WNY homes did better.
Buffalo News
4/29/2021

Reality Kitchen, struggling through pandemic, seeks way around nonprofit exclusion for federal restaurant relief
Register-Guard
4/29/2021

Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter champions provincial accessibililty legislation
Chilliwack Progress
4/29/2021

Brown University to open new center for Alzheimer's research
Providence Journal
4/29/2021

Lawsuit: Penn Village missed shoulder break, gave wrong data for Medicare reimbursement
Daily Item
4/29/2021

SCHD offering COVID-19 vaccines to homebound residents
The Portsmouth Daily Times
4/29/2021

Developer wants to convert former Blair Manor nursing home into apartments
Journal Inquirer
4/28/2021

Jared Golden leads House Democrats on proposed Medicare expansion
Bangor Daily News
4/28/2021

EDITORIAL: 'A step toward respect'
Salem News
4/28/2021

People with intellectual disabilities are helping providers improve the vaccination experience
Philadelphia Inquirer
4/28/2021

Carlisle nursing home closes to visitors due to COVID-19 exposure
Patriot-News
4/28/2021

RI House to vote on compromise nursing home staffing bill
Providence Journal
4/28/2021

A year of isolation was hard on older adults with dementia. Families and experts wonder how much damage can be undone.
Philadelphia Inquirer
4/27/2021

Nursing home outbreaks / Aquaponics / 2020 census
Bangor Daily News
4/27/2021

Gross Towers West fire in Allentown after fire forces temporary evacuation
Morning Call
4/27/2021

DELETED: AG effort to take deeper dive into abuse, neglect cases at Michigan nursing homes
The Detroit News
4/27/2021

With $8M on the Line, a Debate Over Permanent Supportive Housing Unfolds in Centralia
The Chronicle
4/27/2021

Biden spokeswoman: Pandemic 'exposed what a problem we have on our hands' in U.S. nursing homes
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
4/26/2021

Minnesota nursing home worker's death triggers OSHA fines
Star Tribune
4/26/2021

Councilor apologizes for using slur
Salem News
4/26/2021

LETTER: Supportive housing carries a cost
Goldstream News Gazette
4/26/2021