Posted inPolitics

Fired Elder Affairs worker sues state

A FORMER LONG-TIME compliance worker at the state Executive Office of Elder Affairs is suing the agency, alleging it violated his First Amendment rights and the state Whistleblower Act by firing him. In the Suffolk Superior Court lawsuit, which was filed in February, Peter Antonellis alleges that he was terminated for speaking out publicly about […]

Posted inHealth Care

Aging in place

LAURA SHUFELT VIVIDLY remembers the February 2013 call from the assisted living facility in Centerville where her mother was living. A nurse at the facility told Shufelt her mother, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, was being transported to Cape Cod Hospital because of unexplained bruises on her buttocks and wrist, pain in her shoulder, […]