Long Term Care News
89-Year-Old Chess Fanatic Faces Off Against High School Students After Plea for Opponents
An 89-year-old chess fanatic desperate for opponents is now taking on student volunteers at the nursing home where he stays. "Getting his chance to play chess has really fulfilled him because he loves it," Bill Nangle's daughter Trish Gaylord of Lafayette, Indiana, told ABC News today. "He is very
Oregon Orders Woman Spoon-Fed Despite Advanced Directive
Oregon officials are requiring a nursing facility to spoon-feed a woman despite her making clear that measures should not be taken to prolong her life
Trump Child Care Plan Breaks With Conservative Orthodoxy
Donald Trump is rolling out a plan aimed at making child care more affordable, guaranteeing new mothers six weeks of paid maternity leave and suggesting new incentives for employees to provide their workers childcare
New Report Claims Prince Sought Treatment for Addiction
Newly released 911 calls reveal an unidentified woman from Germany called in 2011 to report alleged drug abuse by Prince.
Ontario Providing Nearly $2 Million to Help First Nation With Suicide Crisis
An ongoing suicide crisis in the Attawapiskat First Nation has led Canadian leaders to pledge nearly $2 million to aid to help the embattled community. The announcement comes after dozens of people in the community have attempted suicide in recent months. "We traveled to Attawapiskat to speak
Anonymous Donor Hides $50K Check in Nonprofit's Nativity Scene
The holidays are a season of giving. And in Amarillo, Texas, a staff meeting for a local nonprofit turned joyous when the group received an astonishing surprise donation. Darrin Murphy, the president of Children’s Home, told ABC News that the staff was convened for a meeting Tuesday morning when
Are Sleep Medications Helpful or Harmful?
A doctor weighs in on whether behavioral changes or sleep medications are best for achieving sound sleep.
Glen Campbell's Life Living With Alzheimer's
Glen Campbell is a Grammy-winning country music icon, but his wife Kim Campbell says one of the most important things the legend has done in his life is to "help remove the stigma of Alzheimer's disease." Glen was diagnosed with the disease in 2011, went public and embarked on a farewell tour with
Family of California Teen Declared Brain Dead Sues Hospital for Malpractice
The California family that fought to keep their teenage daughter on life support after she was declared brain dead is suing her doctor and the hospital where she went into cardiac arrest for negligence and wrongful death -- if "it is determined" that the girl indeed succumbed to her injuries. Jahi