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55 min ago | Kevin, M.D.

Cancer screening in the elderly: Don't be stupid

The electronic medical record that my office uses features a clinical protocol button that we are encouraged to click during patient visits to remind us about potentially indicated preventive services, such as obesity and tobacco counseling and cancer screenings.


Related Topix: Family, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer

4 hrs ago | UTV

Nurse guilty of ill-treating patient

A nurse has pleaded guilty to ill-treating an elderly patient last year at the Rush Hall Care Home in Limavady, Co Londonderry.


Related Topix: Family, United Kingdom, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland

8 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Hidalgo: A senior citizen's blessings and woes

A NEWS item which I read in our paper caught my attention. It was about the senior citizens who were complaining about their privileges, particularly, the 20-percent discount on the cost of the medicines they need.


Related Topix: Family, Pension, Opinion

12 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

Nearly 1m to tackle isolation in North Yorkshire

A range of innovative new projects have been launched by North Yorkshire County Council to tackle isolation and the impact it can have on people's mental and physical health.


Related Topix: Family

15 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Elderly citizen taking medication but Umno-BN says they are DRUGGIES - Guan Eng slams PPS 'lies'

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has denied media reports that a few of the arrested members of the Voluntary Patrol Unit have been tested positive for drugs after failing their urine tests.


Related Topix: Family

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Children Standing In the Way of Love

Are senior citizens too old for love? At what age should dreams of romance and affection be abandoned? This question is one of many directed at adult children who discourage their single parents and grandparents from dating .


Related Topix: Family

Feds May Reimburse Medicare 'End-of-Life Discussions' After Mocking Palin's 'Death Panels'

Years after former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was mocked for being concerned about "death panels," the federal government may reimburse Medicare doctors for end-of-life consultations that critics say would only encourage sick patients to reject costly treatments to prolong life.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Family

Business Times

Priority seating on the MRT for the elderly with Tap 'N' Sit

Eldercare: Mr Irsyaad and Mr Ong. Their group's invention ensures there are seats on the train reserved especially for senior citizens.


Related Topix: Family, Science / Technology, Inventions

WIS-TV Columbia

Police searching for missing elderly woman with Alzheimer's

Batesburg-Leesville police and other law enforcement agencies are searching for a woman who walked away from a nursing home Sunday morning.


Related Topix: Batesburg-Leesville, SC, Family

Elderly at discussion say they prefer to age in place

To age in place, living independently within a supportive community was the desire of many seniors who were at a focus group discussion on senior-friendly homes on Saturday .


Related Topix: Family

Washington Examiner

Begich ad faults Sullivan for sexual assault of two-year-old

A former Anchorage police officer points to the home where the Chea family was attacked by Jerry Active in this screenshot from an ad by Sen. Mark Begich's campaign targeting his Republican challenger, former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan.


Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, Family

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Star

Future uncertain for some senior citizen programs

STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Virginia Morrison gets some milk to drink with her lunch at the congregate meal site for senior citizens at the Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Center in Gloverville.


Related Topix: Family, Gloverville, SC, Aiken, SC, Wagener, SC, Aiken County, SC

CBS Local

Missing Elderly Woman With Dementia Found Thanks To Rescue Dog And Trainer

Searchers combed the area, armed with her photo and a description - 5 foot, 5 inches tall, 150 pounds with distinctive pink hair and a heavy Russian accent.


Related Topix: Family


Lawsuit says Iowa nursing home mistreated woman

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Related Topix: Madrid, IA, Family, Science / Technology

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

September is "National Senior Citizen Center Month"

September is "National Senior Citizen Center Month", but today's senior citizens are a far cry from the era of your great grandparents.


Related Topix: Family, Murfreesboro, TN

Inside Bay Area

San Ramon: Search for missing woman Luba Lusherovich continues

More than 150 search-and-rescue personnel joined the efforts Saturday to find a missing elderly woman with dementia who went missing on Wednesday.


Related Topix: San Ramon, CA, Family

The Raw Story

Permanent temps: What your life as an 'elderly migrant' worker...

In a must-read article in the current issue of Harper's magazine, journalist Jessica Bruder, adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, adds a new phrase to America's vocabulary: "Elderly migrant worker."


Related Topix: Family, Medicine, Health, Pain, Recreational Vehicle, Security, Pension, Personal Finance, Quartzsite, AZ

Farmington Daily Times

Column: Alternatives to suicide mean rediscovering a sense of purpose at the end of a long life

The facts: In the northeastern community of Roy, Geraldine Ray, 89, was found lying face down on her bed with cotton balls up her nose, plastic filling her mouth, and packing tape across her lips.


Related Topix: Family, Roswell, NM, Opinion

Swindon Advertiser

Owners mark home's big day by reposing for photo

STAFF at a nursing home in Purton have celebrated its 30th anniversary by recreating a photograph that appeared in the Swindon Advertiser three decades ago.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Family

This is Wiltshire

Warden spared jail after theft from dementia victim

A WARDEN at sheltered accommodation who plundered thousands from the bank account of an elderly widower, who has since died, walked free from court.


Related Topix: Family, World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England