An Alameda man who insists he just wanted to end his wife’s suffering is in jail Wednesday night accused of fatally shooting her, and neighbors insist it was not a murder but a mercy killing.
The family of a 13-year-old girl declared brain dead said late Friday that it has found a second nursing home willing to provide for her long-term care, after another facility backed out.
A lawyer for the family of a 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy says Jahi McMath’s relatives want to transfer her to a nursing home that is willing to keep caring for her.
This weekend’s discovery of 14 patients left behind at an assisted living facility in Castro Valley has many people wondering how well other residential facilities treat their patients. As Julie Watts explains, it’s not always easy to find out.
A San Jose man faces an attempted murder charge for allegedly providing water containing chlorine to his girlfriend in a San Rafael care facility, a San Rafael police spokeswoman said.
When aging parents move in, anxiety may follow. Here are some tips to make it easier.
Nursing homes are supposed to be safe havens for the elderly and the disabled. But a growing number are giving some residents the boot.
A 100-year-old woman has died from injuries suffered when a woman crashed her car into a San Jose convalescent home on Saturday morning.
A San Jose nursing home resident who was killed after an elderly woman drove through a bay window into the home’s common room Saturday morning has been identified.
One person was killed and six injured Saturday morning when an elderly woman accidentally drove through a bay window into a common room at a San Jose nursing home, fire and police officials said.