Nursing Home Disaster Plans Often Faulted As 'Paper Tigers'
Nursing homes around the country are unprepared for more mundane emergencies than hurricanes that recently struck Florida and Houston — despite inspector reprimands and citations.
By Contributing Author
Have It Your Way — Or Maybe Not
Participants signing up for events have become more demanding. Has our sense of entitlement grown too large? What's at risk?
By Barbara McAfee
Welcome to Lille
Our travel correspondent enjoys her first day in a town in northern France, visiting its large outdoor market, cathedral, and dining on mussels and frites.
By Debbie Grovum
More Colmar and a Touch of Lebanon
A day begun with the best pain au chocolate in Colmar, France includes the Isenheim alterpiece, an exhibit of the Russian painter Rodchenko and a Lebanese dinner.
Cassini's Final Plunge Into Saturn Brings End to Remarkable 20 Years in Space
After two decades in space and travelling 4.9 billion miles, NASA's will today deliberately crash its Cassini spacecraft into Saturn.
Studies Show How Olive Oil Protects Against Type 2 and Alzheimer's
Two new studies point to even more important health benefits of olive oil.
By Staff Writer
Rare Dementia Gene Runs In The Family, But He's Fine — So Far
Medical mystery: a Washington state contractor who inherited a gene for a rare, early-appearing dementia from his mother—ravaved early—has shown no signs of it.
Flippers Vs Implants: Which Is Right For You
Replacing a missing tooth has important benefits, but do you know whether you should go with a permanent or semi-permanent option?
Starting with a Cheap Flight — and Irma Coming
Discovering a site with bargain fairs on reputable air lines, a couple takes a chance -- and heads for Alsace, France as a devastating hurricane zeroes in on their home.
When Hygiene Issues Have Deeper Causes
Some tips on what may underlie changes in an elder's hygiene and what you can do about it/
By Helen Dennis
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