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2 hrs ago | Patch.com

West Orange High Hosts Annual Senior Citizen Prom

The West Orange High School Student Council held the annual Senior Citizen Prom at West Orange High School Tarnoff Cafeteria on April 10th.

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Related Topix: Family, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

6 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Religious Music Increases Mental Health In Elderly American...

In old age, listening to religious music can decrease fears about death and increase life satisfaction, self esteem, and sense of control over ones life.

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10 hrs ago | Ilkeston Advertiser

Carer is jailed for theft

Amanda Alesbrook, 49, of Derby Road, Matlock Bath, who was jailed for 12 months after admitting a i 1 240 theft from an Alzheimer's disease sufferer.

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15 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Public Eye: Caregiver's payment of a home from elderly brothers draws fire

Just months before they died in 2011, Alvin and Alton Fletcher, disabled brothers in their 80s, signed over their Sacramento home to a woman who had been their caretaker, Julie Gutierrez.

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Related Topix: Family, Sacramento, CA, Sacramento County, CA, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Toledo Blade

Senior Citizen Prom set for May 7

The senior class at Perrysburg High School will host a Senior Citizen Prom this year, as their fears have for the past several years.

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KABC LA

Hemet woman attacked at assisted living facility: 1 arrested, 1 outstanding

Hemet police have arrested a man in connection to the assault of an elderly woman at a retirement community.

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The Independent

Date with death?

Picture the scene. Every worker of a certain age will be given an appointment by the state.

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Washington Times

Public health school gets $1M for long-term care

Brown University's School of Public Health has received a $1 million grant to launch a center to improve long-term care for the elderly.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Family

Daily Echo

Dementia sufferers may be priced out of key day centre services

Every week dementia sufferer Valerie Gorman and her husband Jim look forward to the treasured six hours a week she gets to spend at a Southampton day centre.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Family

Observer & Eccentric

Westland man found not competent to face charges in wife's death

Although my home isn't right on top on the I-96 freeway, we're close enough to hear how bad the... An elderly Westland man charged with murdering his wife has been found incompetent to stand trial but will be sent to some type of care facility.

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Related Topix: Westland, MI, Family, Wayne County, MI

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBS Local

Elderly Man With Dementia Wanders Away From Assisted Living Facility In Long Beach

David Seldes, who requires medication, was last seen around 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the building in the 3100 block of E. Artesia Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Family, Long Beach, CA

The Indian Express

Internet use may cut depression in elderly

Spending time on-line has the potential to ward off depression among retirees, particularly among those who live alone, according to new research.

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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.

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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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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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

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