Stories by Matt Sedensky

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Nursing homes turning to evictions

NEW YORK - Nursing homes are increasingly evicting their most challenging residents, testing protections for some of society's most vulnerable, advocates for the aged and disabled say.
By Matt Sedensky

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Evangelist of healing begins US crusades

MIAMI - By the time the Rev. Reinhard Bonnke edges toward the stage, anticipation in the thundering arena is swelling.
By Matt Sedensky

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Care gains mixed since ruling

Brent Kaderli has a wheelchair-accessible van waiting in the driveway, a hospital bed in a spare bedroom and an electric lift that's left unused.
By Matt Sedensky

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Hospice nurse walked with death for many years, until it came for the love of his life

LOS ANGELES - Jay West­brook's cowboy boot is planted firmly on the gas pedal of his shiny black pickup. Everywhere he turns, a memory flashes. 
By Matt Sedensky

Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014

Growing number of seniors caring for other seniors

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. - Paul Gregoline lies in bed, awaiting the helper who will get him up, bathed and groomed. He is 92, has Alzheimer's disease and needs a hand with nearly every task.
By Matt Sedensky

Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014

Will surge of older workers take jobs from young?

CHICAGO - It's an assertion that has been accepted by droves of the unemployed: Older people remaining on the job later in life are stealing jobs from young people. One problem: ther's no basis in ...
By Matt Sedensky

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013

Poll finds age adds difficulty to job search

ROCKFORD, Ill. - When Charlie Worboys lost his job, he feared searching for a new one at his age might be tough. Six years later, at 65, he's still looking.
By Matt Sedensky

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013

Half of older workers put off leaving workforce, poll says

CHICAGO - There was a time when Tom Sadowski thought he'd stop working after turning 65 earlier this year. But he's put off retirement for at least five years - and now expects to do some work ...
By Matt Sedensky

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

Boomers creating their own jobs

In a mix of boomer individualism and economic necessity, older Americans have fueled a wave of entrepreneurship.
By Matt Sedensky

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Retirement no longer has that air of finality

MUSCATINE, Iowa - There is an oft-told story about what happens when a worker at the Stanley Consultants engineering firm decides to retire.
By Matt Sedensky

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012

Profiles of Connecticut school shooting victims

Most died at the very start of their young lives. Others found their life's work in sheltering these little ones, teaching them, caring for them, treating them as their own.
By Matt Sedensky

Sunday, Aug 26, 2012

Keys residents take storm in stride

KEY WEST, Fla. — Tropical Storm Isaac barely stirred Florida Keys residents from their fabled nonchalance Sunday, while the Gulf Coast braced for the possibility that the sprawling storm will ...
By Matt Sedensky

Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012

Singer Davy Jones of The Monkees dies

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Davy Jones, the heartthrob singer who helped propel the made-for-TV rock band The Monkees to the top of the pop charts, died Wednesday. He was 66.
By Matt Sedensky

Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011

Gingrich derides Obama speech in Fla. visit

Weighing his own presidential bid, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Thursday derided the State of the Union speech by President Barack Obama as "shallow and lacking in seriousness."
By Matt Sedensky

Monday, Jan. 25, 2010

Super Bowl brings good news to host city Miami

MIAMI - South Florida is ready for the Super Bowl party to begin.
By Matt Sedensky
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