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1 hr ago | CNN

Pope washes feet of disabled as part of Easter celebrations

The washing of feet was a radical act in Jesus' time. It is no less radical in the modern era, with Pope Francis' decision to break with the long-standing papal tradition of washing only priests' feet, to include women and non-Christians in the symbolic ceremony.


Related Topix: Family, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, World News, Brazil

5 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

Elderly couple's murder-suicide shocks Md. community

They'd been a couple since high school, and after more than six decades of marriage , Lester and Midge Wright were still joined at the hip.


Related Topix: Family, Berlin, MD

5 hrs ago | The Northwestern in Oshkosh

Elderly couple's murder-suicide shocks Md. community

A Maryland State Police Crime Lab technician walks out of the home of Lester and Midge Wright on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, where authorities are investigating a murder-suicide.


Related Topix: Family, Berlin, MD, Salisbury, MD

9 hrs ago | Truthdig

Even After Doctors Are Sanctioned or Arrested, Medicare Keeps Paying

In August 2011, federal agents swept across the Detroit area, arresting doctors, pharmacists and other health professionals accused of running a massive scheme to defraud Medicare.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Family, US News, Liberal Political News

10 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Apathy in older folks could signal shrinking brain

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Related Topix: Family

12 hrs ago | El Paso Times

El Paso police: Man, woman allegedly steal credit card from senior citizen

El Paso police detectives are trying to identify a man and woman suspected of stealing from an elderly woman at a West Side assisted living center.


Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Family

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Texas town recovering, year after deadly blast

In this April 9, 2014 photo Holly Harris holds a badge that belonged to her husband, Dallas Fire-Rescue Capt.


Related Topix: Fire, West, TX, Explosion, Family

Norwalk Citizen News

Candidate backs Massachusetts 'single payer' plan

Berwick, who headed the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for 17 months, is one of five Democrats , two Republicans and three independent candidates seeking the state's chief executive post.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicare, US News, Boston University, Family

Daily Kos

Republican governors group attacks Democrat for supporting plan supported by Republican governors

This is what happens when outside groups, desperate for simple slogans to use in their attack ads, go off half-cocked : In the spot above, the Republican Governors Association slams Democrat Mark Schauer, who is running for governor in Michigan, for allegedly supporting "a new fee on nursing home beds" when he served in the legislature.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Family, Rick Snyder, US Governors


Missing elderly man killed in North Freeway accident

Houston police say the missing elderly man who suffers from Alzheimer's disease was killed in an accident on the North Freeway.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Family

New York Daily News

Ariz. man accused of 'mercy killing' wife on the run

The elderly man went missing from his Sun City home after apparently removing his ankle monitoring bracelet.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Maricopa County, AZ

The Jersey Journal

Meals on Wheels of Salem County thanks volunteers at Elmer Grange luncheon

UPPER PITTSGROVE TWP . - Celebrating the work of volunteers, Meals on Wheels of Salem County held its 36th annual Volunteer Luncheon at Elmer Grange Hall on Tuesday afternoon.


Related Topix: Salem County, NJ, Family, Pennsville, NJ

Go Local

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Same-Sex Weddings & More

Wedding etiquette concerns about same-sex couples, what to wear to a Sweet Seventeen Birthday party and understanding the elderly.


Related Topix: Wedding, Family

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Toronto Star

Use of antipsychotics soaring at Ontario nursing homes

Ontario nursing homes are drugging helpless seniors at an alarming rate with powerful antipsychotic drugs, despite warnings that the medications can kill elderly patients suffering from dementia.

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Related Topix: Family, Long Term Care, Medicine, Zyprexa, Zydis, Olanzapine (generic), Canada,

New Hampshire mulls immunity to stop unfit drivers

The bill has the support of the state branches of the AARP and AAA but members of the Transportation Committee said they were concerned drivers could be inconvenienced if the reports are unfounded.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, AARP, Family, Hooksett, NH

WRIC-TV Richmond

Senior Alert: Elderly Man Missing from Spotsylvania County

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating an elderly man who has been missing from the area since Monday morning.


Related Topix: Spotsylvania County, VA, Family, New Market, VA, Shenandoah County, VA, Spotsylvania, VA

Berlusconi sentenced to community service

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Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News, Silvio Berlusconi, Family, Italian Force (Italy)


Japan population shrinks as elderly make...

Japan's population has shrunk for the third year running, with the elderly making up a quarter of the total for the first time, government data showed on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Family

O-R Online

Who knows best?

Nancy Pantoni is contesting decisions made by a court-appointed guardian for her disabled son, Dominic.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Brookline (Pittsburgh, PA), Family, Philadelphia, PA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WPTV Local News

Man arrested for exploiting the elderly

A North Palm Beach man was arrested over the weekend on charges of exploiting the elderly after an investigation alleged that he stole thousands from a dementia patient he was to be taking care of.


Related Topix: Family, North Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach County, FL