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  • 7 people to receive free hip and knee surgeries

     
    Seven local residents will receive free hip and knee replacements as part of a broader outreach to patients who cannot afford to pay for the operations. The outreach effort, Operation Walk USA, is helping coordinate the surgeries in nearly 30 states.
  • Man, 83, convicted of killing 94-year-old over singing

     
    An 83-year-old man was convicted Friday of killing his 94-year-old roommate at a Laguna Woods rehabilitation center by repeatedly hitting him in the head because he was singing, authorities said.

    Man, 83, faces life in prison in killing of 94-year-old roommate

     
    An 83-year-old man faces up to 25 years to life behind bars after being convicted Friday of killing his 94-year-old roommate at a Laguna Woods rehabilitation center. He is scheduled to be sentenced in October. William Leo McDougall of Laguna...

    Getting the runaround on long-term care insurance

    Getting the runaround on long-term care insurance
    Rita Corwin, 90, conscientiously paid her premiums for long-term care insurance for 21 years to make sure that if she needed help as she grew older and more fragile, she'd get it. Yet now that she finds herself in a position to require such assistance,...

    Open the discussion on dying

    Open the discussion on dying
    Last week, my dad was taken on a practice run from his Northern California nursing home back to his house. He'd had recent hip surgery, and the idea was that if he could master the challenge of getting in and out of the car and the wheelchair, he could...