Ailing Hall of Fame Coach Parseghian Being Treated at Home
Hall of Fame coach Ara Parseghian has returned to his home in Granger, Indiana, after spending more than a week in a nursing care facility because of an infection in his surgically repaired hip.
The 94-year-old former Notre Dame and Northwestern coach is still receiving 24-hour care, said Paul Flatley, who played for Parseghian at Northwestern from 1960-62. Flatley has been communicating via email with Parseghian's wife, Katie, and sharing updates on her husband's condition with former teammates.
Ara Parseghian returned home Wednesday after being treated with intravenous antibiotics at a South Bend facility.
Parseghian coached Notre Dame for 11 seasons, winning national championships in 1966 and '73. He began his head coaching at career at Miami University, his alma mater, in 1951. He spent eight seasons at Northwestern.