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BY JULIE BELL and BY JULIE BELL,SUN REPORTER | October 23, 2005
Patient safety and health care quality are still largely overseen by doctors and hospitals. Physicians are disciplined or exonerated, mostly in private, by panels made up of their peers. The government still cedes oversight of certain health care organizations to accrediting agencies that have ties to those they are charged with policing. But the government in recent years has responded in some ways to the public's demand for more diligent oversight of nursing homes, hospitals and other health care organizations, and to demands for more information about their quality.
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By Jason Song and Jason Song,SUN STAFF | May 22, 2002
If she lived in Korea, 64-year-old Yong Gagliardo would probably be cared for by her family until she died. But in America, Gagliardo stays with four other elderly Koreans in the Emmanuel Care Center, a small assisted living home in Ellicott City. The separation elicits powerful emotions for Gagliardo's only daughter, Cathy Ogle. "This place really was a miracle. It let me have a life," said Ogle with a bright smile. The 30-year-old has married and started a full-time job since her mother moved into the facility about a year ago. But a moment later, the smile disappeared.
NEWS
By Laura Barnhardt and Laura Barnhardt,SUN STAFF | July 21, 2002
The killing of a caretaker this month at an Owings Mills group home for the mentally ill -- the latest in a series of violent incidents at assisted-living centers -- has renewed concerns about the state's ability to regulate such facilities. In several incidents this year, a state review uncovered serious problems, including inadequate staff training and supervision. And though state officials acknowledge that as many as 1,000 unlicensed group homes may be in operation, there are no inspectors dedicated to finding them.
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,SUN STAFF | January 14, 1996
For the elderly who want to live independently but with a little help, assisted living has long been one solution. It's become an option at two Baltimore County retirement communities in the last month.New facilities at Oak Crest Village in Parkville and at Glen Meadows Retirement Community in Glen Arm offer 136 apartments for residents who can't live completely on their own but need less than a nursing home's comprehensive care.The 125-apartment Frederick House opened early this month at Oak Crest, a continuing care community run by the developers of Charlestown Retirement Community.
NEWS
March 28, 2010
The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities seeks volunteers to assist in protecting the rights and promoting the well-being of residents in long-term care facilities. Long-term care facilities include nursing homes and assisted-living homes.Call 410-222-4464, ext. 3111.
NEWS
By Patrick Gilbert and Patrick Gilbert,Staff Writer | July 22, 1993
Being a pioneer isn't easy. Ask Brenda Walker.She wanted to open the first assisted-living home for senior citizens in Baltimore County. Two years of plowing through the bureaucracy and thousands of dollars later, Miss Walker still isn't there.But in part because of Miss Walker's experience and those of others, the county is trying to make it easier for operators of these small group homes to get past the county's development and zoning hurdles and provide housing for members of a rapidly aging population.
NEWS
By Lisa Respers and Lisa Respers,SUN STAFF | January 23, 1996
B'nai B'rith, a Jewish service organization that historically has worked on low-income housing ventures, is expanding into other types of housing by forming a pilot partnership with a company building an assisted-living project in Pikesville.The limited partnership is a first-time project for the nonprofit organization, which will provide cultural, religious and social assistance for residents of the Sunrise Assisted Living building under construction on 3 acres in the 3800 block of Old Court Road.
NEWS
August 6, 2005
On Thursday, August 4, 2005 SYLVIA RUBENSTEIN (nee Simon); beloved wife of Jerome Rubenstein; devoted sister of Miriam Weiss and the late Jack Simon. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends. Services at SOL LEVINOSN & BROS INC., 8900 Reisterstown Rd. at Mt. Wilson Ln. on Friday, August 5 at 3 P.M. Interment Anshe Emunah Aitz Chaim Congregation Cemetery, Washington Blvd. Please omit flowers. In mourning at (Sunrise Assisted Living) 3800 Old Court Rd. (21208)
NEWS
By Gerard Shields and Gerard Shields,SUN STAFF | May 6, 2000
The number of seniors using federal programs to get reverse mortgages on their homes has quadrupled in the last 10 years, saving thousands of cash-strapped older Americans from the loss of their residences, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Andrew M. Cuomo told a Baltimore convention on senior housing yesterday. Because of the program's success, Cuomo said he wants to expand the HUD Housing Security Plan for Older Americans introduced by the Clinton administration last year.
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