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The safety of children, disabled and elderly people under state-supervised care is being called into question after an investigation found several instances of caregivers working without having gone through a background check.The situation has prompted action by lawmakers and child welfare advocates.
Wherever you live in the United States, allergy rates are mostly the same, but young children in southern states are more likely to suffer allergies than their peers in other places.
As Americans age, and living well into the 90s or even past 100 is increasingly common, the nation is facing a crisis in caring for the elderly.
Winston Enman sat in the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital lobby for 10 or 15 minutes waiting for a taxi.
Why was I not at all surprised to learn that hundreds of thousands of vulnerable older people are not getting the care they need in their own homes because of Government cuts? When local councils are forced to make savings we know they usually slash services for the elderly or children, those they think can't fight back.
Reporter Sam Cooper got a taste of the challenges facing elderly people when he tried on an age simulation suit.
NORRISTOWN Montgomery County on Thursday sold the Parkhouse nursing-home complex - which officials said was eating up millions of taxpayer dollars annually - to a private operator.
A woman who was arrested last month for feeding wild animals will stay in jail for now after her latest arrest.
Everything is different now for 84-year-old widow Doris Galinas. The retired nurse, who spent her life helping others, is now the one in need.
Teresa O Reilly, owner of Home Instead Senior Care Longford/Westmeath, pictured with Elaine Bolger at the launch of the HISC - Senior Citizen Guidebook 2014.
Linda Perkins, 58, of Washington confessed to the thefts during an interview with police, said Detective Curt Andrick.
The care of Britain's elderly is nearing "the brink of disaster", as funding cuts take their toll on some of the country's most vulnerable people, a leading charity has warned.
Nearly half a million elderly Americans likely died from Alzheimer's disease in 2010, a figure almost six times higher than previous estimates of annual deaths, according to a new study released on Wednesday.
About 70 angry and agitated senior citizens packed the dining room of a northern Minnesota senior home Tuesday, demanding to know more about the 2013 rape of an 89-year-old fellow resident by a male caregiver.
An Owensboro man is sentenced for beating an elderly man to death at a nursing home.
The father of a Flint teen convicted of murdering an elderly Flint woman said during a sentencing hearing that there was little he could do to discipline his child before the killing.