St. Joseph Hospital

Carmelita Pasamba (left), her husband Edgardo Pasamba (center) and her sister Jocelyn Varga Baker (right) are accused of stealing $350,000 from an elderly dementia patient for whom Carmelita Pasamba was working as an in-home caregiver. (Credit: Cook County State's Attorney)

Caregiver, Husband, Sister Charged With Bilking Dementia Patient Out Of $350K

A 94-year-old retired city engineer diagnosed with dementia was bilked out of $350,000 by a nursing assistant who rehabbed her home, gave money to family members, and bought herself a Mercedes-Benz with his money, according to prosecutors.


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Neighbors Question New St. Joseph Hospital Building Plans

Neighbors discussed a major project involving an expansion for St. Joseph Hospital in East Lakeview last night.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011