Month: March 2009

John Hope Franklin, Famed Historian Who Devoted His Life to Fighting Racism and Documenting African American History, Dies at Age 94

Throughout his entire life, John Hope Franklin was an advocate for those needing a voice.  In addition to his lifelong efforts to promote racial equality, his footsteps in history show us that even as we age, we can continue to make a difference in the lives of others.  Aging never slowed down Mr. Franklin, who continued his …

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Country's First Skilled Nursing Home for AIDS Patients Facing a Crisis that May Force Closure of Outpatient Program

Bailey-Boushay, the prominent Madison Valley, Washington facility renowned as the country’s first skilled nursing home designed and built for AIDS patients is facing a funding crisis that may force the closure of its outpatient program. The nursing home is also expecting budget cuts from the state this year, and the facility recently learned it would …

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Teens Charged in Nursing Home Abuse

Six young women are accused of groping and taunting seven residents at the Good Samaritan nursing home in Albert Lea, Minnesota, or witnessing the alleged events.  The teens, according to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, attended high school together and worked together at the nursing home.  Viewers to the HensonFuerst nursing home blog who oversee …

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