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Kay Lazar

Lazar is a health reporter who focuses on aging, sports medicine, and public health. Her experience combines more than two decades of print and broadcast reporting. She previously worked as a news writer and producer at ABC and CBS radio networks.

Latest stories

Nursing home records may have been falsified

By , Globe Staff

Regulators are investigating whether nurses falsified records at a Wilmington nursing home where two patients died.

Assisted living facilities push to add medical services

By , Globe Staff

Mass. currently doesn’t allow health care services at the facilities, although residents can enlist visiting nurses.

Wilmington’s Woodbriar nursing home still faces fines

By , Globe Staff

The unusually steep federal penalties come as state regulators beef up scrutiny of Massachusetts nursing homes following concerns about lax oversight.

House proposes $35.5 million to boost nursing home worker pay

By , Globe Staff

Advocates applauded the mandate that the money be spent to increase the income of poorly paid workers.