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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.

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

State reviewing nursing home Wareham Healthcare's closure plan
Wicked Local Northwest
4/24/2021

Twelve fully-vaccinated residents of Grand Forks nursing home test positive for COVID-19; vaccine credited for lack of illness or death
Grand Forks Herald
4/24/2021

City working to make buildings, sidewalks more ADA-compliant
Tahlequah Daily Press
4/24/2021

Exercise key to strength, function in older women
Journal of Business
4/24/2021

A Boise nursing home to close after inspectors cite poor-quality care, patient harm
Idaho Statesman
4/23/2021

In federal lawsuit, family blames Delaware County-run nursing home for Broomall man's COVID death
Philadelphia Inquirer
4/23/2021

Construction to begin on wheelchair-accessible beach deck, upgraded park in Miami Beach
Miami Herald
4/23/2021

Councilor uses slur in video
Salem News
4/23/2021

Does this Indiana bill awaiting Holcomb's signature let nursing homes get away with neglect?
Indianapolis Star
4/23/2021

Legislation would require nursing homes offer virtual visitation
Jacksonville Journal-Courier
4/22/2021

This Boise nursing home to close after inspectors cite poor-quality care, patient harm
Idaho Statesman
4/22/2021

Marion County Commissioners honor public safety telecommunicators, proclaim National Autism Month
Times West Virginian
4/22/2021

Homeless teens, seniors, people with disabilities benefit from grants to Colorado Springs area organizations
The Gazette
4/22/2021

Chicago nursing homes had 22 COVID-19 infections among the fully vaccinated, making ‘breakthrough’ infections rare, CDC report says
Chicago Tribune
4/22/2021

: EDITORIALAutism deserves better understanding
Tifton Gazette
4/22/2021

Alzheimer's Association offering respite care grants to Tri-County residents in need
Lompoc Record
4/21/2021

5 Takeaways from meeting on funding accessibility improvements in Marblehead
Wicked Local Northwest
4/21/2021

Nursing home advocates seek law requiring facilities to offer virtual visits
Chicago Tribune
4/20/2021

Casey, Garrity, Baker announce PA ABLE's $50M asset milestone
Times Leader
4/20/2021

New online tool provides accessibility map for people with disabilities
Abbotsford News
4/20/2021

Everyone’s patriotic duty: Get vaccinated, especially if you’re working in a nursing home
The New York Daily News
4/20/2021

Volunteers return to Gracedale nursing home, bringing happiness to residents and staff
Morning Call
4/19/2021

BU program important part of life experience
The Brandon Sun
4/19/2021

Casey bill aims to help expand disability aid
The Citizens' Voice
4/19/2021

Democrats urge Trump holdover to resign Critics accuse SSA head of making it harder for millions to get benefits
Capital
4/18/2021

FITNESS: Tackling the pain of arthritis
Sooke News Mirror
4/17/2021

POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Bill stops organ transplant denial based on physical, mental disability
Tahlequah Daily Press
4/17/2021

'Almost back to normal': After more than a year, Gainesville nursing homes open to visitors
The Gainesville Sun
4/16/2021

Bill offers help to those with Alzheimer's
Jacksonville Journal-Courier
4/16/2021

The disabled hope their Oscar moment can become a movement
Red Deer Advocate
4/16/2021

Self-advocates 'sad, scared, angry' over revisions to assisted-death legislation
Abbotsford News
4/16/2021

Pa. ABLE savings for people with disabilities cross $50 million mark
Patriot-News
4/16/2021

Pennsylvanians with disabilities too often are overlooked when it comes to public health. In Lancaster County, that needs to change.
Intelligencer Journal
4/16/2021

Balloon Buddies spark joy at area nursing homes
Buffalo News
4/15/2021

NEPA Inclusive opens Bethlehem office and other company news
Morning Call
4/15/2021

Mississippi dad suffers stroke after Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Here's what happened.
Sun Herald
4/15/2021

Cumberland County down to 1 company for potential sale of nursing home
Patriot-News
4/15/2021

Health equity nonprofit leader files for Ward 2 seat
Capital
4/14/2021

VIDEO: City of Chilliwack website offers new options for people with disabilities
Chilliwack Progress
4/14/2021

Rocky Hill nursing home water tests positive for Legionella bacteria
Hartford Courant
4/14/2021