| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Many people think of nursing homes as places to go to die. But here in Maryland, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers are in fact places people go to live. They are a big part of the solution to the state's health care challenges, providing...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Bernard J. Conroy, a retired career Army officer who served during World War II and Vietnam and later became a nursing home volunteer, died Nov. 5 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 85.
Bernard Jackson "Jack" Conroy was born and raised...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Anne M. Rogers, a retired registered nurse who had been a combat nurse during World War II and then had a long career with the Veterans Administration medical system, died Saturday of vascular disease at Oak Crest Village.
She was 93.
"She was a lovely,...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Mia Loizeaux, whose four-year struggle with a rare form of cancer shaped her determination to become an oncology nurse and help others similarly afflicted, died Thursday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 31.
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Harborside Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore told state regulators that it had laid off 71 workers, the state said Tuesday.
The West Franklin Street facility said the layoff was effective Saturday, according to the state Department of Labor,...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Lance Armstrong tried to shed his serious public persona Saturday in Ellicott City by poking fun at the elephant in a room about half-filled with triathletes: his lifetime competitive sporting ban.
His host, Brock Yetso, president of the Ulman Cancer...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Nearly 70 elderly patients and vulnerable adults must find new homes because of the planned closure of Harborside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore, a sprawling facility with numerous fire hazards uncovered in a recent state inspection....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:58 AM
September is here, and a new season of events is planned at the Aberdeen Senior Activity Center.
Today (Friday Sept. 7) there is a Quilting Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon. Also, the Men's Discussion Group will meet from 10 to 11 a.m.
On Monday, Sept. 10,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Dawn Lindsay was walking across the Anne Arundel Community College campus on the first day of classes when she approached a student who appeared lost.
"Can you tell me where the Florestano Building is?" asked the student, explaining that she was en route...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Ann L. Rector, a homemaker and longtime volunteer, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at her Towson condominium. She was 93.
The daughter of an Internal Revenue Service agent and a homemaker, the former Ann Lorraine Armiger was born in...
| Sep 12, 2012
Notre Dame of Maryland University will break ground Wednesday on a new building for the schools of Nursing and Education.
The $12.5 million building, to be located on what is now a parking lot behind Doyle Hall, is envisioned as a 36,500-square-foot...
| May 29, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Kim Kern, a senior at Loch Raven High School and member of the school's English Honor Society, braced herself for the worse when she was told of the assignment to interview residents at Towson's Pickersgill Retirement Community and write their life...