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2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Hayward school, Union City home for elderly bearing fruit from community gardens

Melissa Morris, center, project specialist at Tennyson High School, leads a group of students in the school's community garden and farm in Hayward, Calif., Friday April 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Family, Home Gardening, Home, Union City, CA, Hayward, CA, Life, Food, Vegetables, Education Etc.

3 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

Man charged in attack of senior citizen on train

A Chicago man has been charged with attacking a senior citizen on a CTA Yellow Line train in Skokie last month.

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Related Topix: Family

7 hrs ago | PsychCentral

Internet Use Can Reduce Depression Risk in Elderly

Loneliness can fuel depression in older adults, and experts estimate that as many as 10 million older Americans suffer from depression.

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11 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Councillor found guilty of stealing from elderly couple

Gordon Beurskens, 51, claimed pensioners Jimmy and Nettie McQue had given him "unlimited" control of their bank accounts so they could keep their money "below the radar".

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Related Topix: Family, Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom

Thu Apr 17, 2014

York Press

Lift failure leaves elderly residents 'trapped' in their homes

ELDERLY residents say they are trapped in their homes at a York retirement complex because its lift is out of action for up to six weeks.

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Related Topix: Family, Personal Finance, Retirement

Albany Times Union

Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3 years

This Feb. 9, 2013 file surveillance photo provided by the FBI shows 73-year-old Walter Unbehaun, an ex-convict from Rock Hill., S.C., during a bank robbery in Niles, Ill.

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Related Topix: Niles, IL, Family, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Family, Berlin, MD

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.

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

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.

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

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Apathy in older folks could signal shrinking brain

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Related Topix: Family

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.

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Family

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Click2Houston

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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,

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