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2 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

Wife Distraught After Atoka Co. Senior Citizen Doesn't Return From Store

The search is on for a teenager who disappeared from her foster home in Tushkahoma more than a week ago.

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Related Topix: Family, Pushmataha County, OK, Atoka County, OK, Ardmore, OK

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Straits Times

'Mama' of Mexican children's shelter accused of horrific abuses skirts prosecution

Mexico will not prosecute the elderly director of a shelter where abuses of children allegedly ran rampant, as she has dementia, Justice Minister Jesus Murillo Karam said Monday.

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Related Topix: Family

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Bail set as elderly former Nazi guard falls ill in...

A former Nazi concentration camp guard awaiting extradition to Germany was granted bail on Monday, set at $100,000, after his serious medical condition worsened while in jail, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Family

WNYC-AM New York

Music Brings Ailing Brains Thrillingly to Life

Director Michael Rossato-Bennett talks about his film " Alive Inside ," which looks at the power music has to reawaken memories in people suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Family

WESH-TV

Deputies search for suspect in rape, assault of elderly woman

The Lake County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a sexual battery on an elderly woman in Leesburg Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Family

Korea Herald

[Graphic News] Korea's productive population on the decline

South Korea's working-age population is likely to decline in the future, putting more pressure on the young to support senior citizens who are not in the labor force.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, Family

Jerusalem Post

Russian-speaking elderly receive calls and comfort

Project aimed at addressing loneliness experienced by numerous Russian-speaking elderly organizes get-togethers modeled after social clubs of Jewish communities in former USSR.

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Related Topix: Family

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Police looking for missing elderly man

An at-risk man suffering from dementia and other ailments who wandered away from a church was being sought by police Sunday.

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Related Topix: Family, San Diego, CA, Mission Beach (San Diego, CA)

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Elderly man with dementia goes missing

Thong Tran, 82, was last seen leaving Holy Spirit Church on 55th Street Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Family

Philly.com

As we age, declining sense of smell affects appetites

Grandma may say she's never hungry or that the only things that taste good are salty foods such as French fries.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Philadelphia, PA, Family, University of Pennsylvania

Journal-Pioneer

PEI needs pesticide ban, group says

A group of Islanders is calling on the province to enact legislation protecting children and seniors from the potential risks of cosmetic pesticides.

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Related Topix: Family

Daily Mail

Tony Hethergington: Even death will not rid you of this timeshare

Tony Hetherington is Financial Mail on Sunday's ace investigator, fighting readers corners, revealing the truth that lies behind closed doors and winning victories for those who have been left out-of-pocket.

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Related Topix: Family, W.

Brandon Sun

'Trippy' care room offers patients sensory treatment for medical recovery

She says it reminds her of her teenage years when she held up lighters in darkened arenas during encores at rock concerts.

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Related Topix: Family

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Salon

Why so many elderly Chinese are collecting trash

According to the World Bank, some 2.5 million people work in the "informal waste management sector" in China, picking through trash for recyclable materials to sell.

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Related Topix: Family, Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement, Social Security

WHDH

Elderly man rescued from Texas railroad tracks

An officer and a Good Samaritan jumped into action in Texas, rescuing an 81-year-old man who fell on some railroad tracks.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Family, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

CBS Local

State To Implement Stiffer Checks For Caregivers

The Minnesota Department of Human Services is working to get employers ready for a new law that requires fingerprinting and photographs of tens of thousands of people who care for children, the elderly and other vulnerable populations.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Family

Merced Sun-Star

Phone scam targets elderly

He was in trouble. Of course they would help him. Michael told the Spences he'd been gambling online.

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Related Topix: Family, Linda, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Susan Collins, Republican

Lexington Herald-Leader

Maine's nursing home funding challenges to remain

Officials hope the one-time money will stem the tide and prevent the closure of more nursing homes for now but emphasize that uncertainty remains as the state attempts to undo years of underfunding and grapples with a rapidly graying population.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Paul LePage, Healthcare Law, Law, Family

WIBA-AM Madison

Elderly Fitchburg man still missing

Fitchburg Police are asking for your help to find 82-year-old Guillermo B. DeVenecia.

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Related Topix: Fitchburg, WI, Family

Independent.ie

Man on trial for murder of fellow patient in psychiatric unit pleads guilty to manslaughter

A man being tried for the murder of an elderly man in a psychiatric unit in Co. Cavan has changed his plea to guilty of manslaughter.

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Related Topix: Family

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