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3 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

'Alive Inside' is joyful look at music's key to unlock dementia

One by one, we are introduced to a series of elderly people with serious dementia.


Related Topix: Family, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Anti-cholinergic drugs impair physical function in elderly patients

Drugs widely prescribed to the elderly could be responsible for a decline in cognitive and physical function according to research from the University of East Anglia and the Regenstrief Institute.


Related Topix: Family, Hypertension, Health

7 hrs ago | Medical News Today

The role of the protein progerin in atherosclerosis

Since evidence of atherosclerosis has been discovered in ancient human mummies, attention has been focused on possible causative factors other than those related to modern lifestyles.


Related Topix: Mission Viejo, CA, Genetics, Medicine, Family

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Michelle Singletary: Targeting scams against the elderly

THE FALLOUT from the Great Recession plus continued job insecurity and a seesaw stock market all have contributed to people's fears that their money won't last.


Related Topix: Family, Wayne State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Indianapolis police searching for missing elderly man

George Smith, 80, was last seen wearing a maroon shirt and jeans. Smith was walking his dog around Robin Run Village, an assisted living facility, around 4 p.m. Robin Run Village is located at 5354 W 62nd Street.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Family

Burnley Citizen

Move to reduce number of slips and trips in East Lancs hospitals

NURSING chiefs have pledged to reduce the number of 'slips and trips' suffered by elderly patients in the Royal Blackburn and Burnley General hospitals - after figures suggested the number of serious accidents doubled in the last five years.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Family

Merced Sun-Star

Breakthrough Hepatitis C treatment worth its hefty price tag

There's a new breakthrough hepatitis C drug treatment that cures - yes, cures - almost everyone who takes it.


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Medicare, Family

Andover Advertiser

Winchester retirement block residents furious over cost of tree works

Mountbatten Court residents John Woods, Dennis Dominey, Maggie Cluskey, and John Hodgson in front of some of the trees that need attention.


Related Topix: Family

Southland Times

Long waiting lists for rest home rentals

With more than 200 names and a five-year wait, a southern rest home abandoned its waiting list for rental accommodation.


Related Topix: Family

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Elderly Lip-Synch Videos - This Video Features Retirees Lip-Synching to Pharrell

If this video of retirees' lip-synching Pharrell's 'Happy' doesn't put a smile on your face, then you have a cold, cold heart made of stone.


Related Topix: Family


Mattie's Call issued for elderly man with dementia

The Gwinnett Police Department has issued a Mattie's Call for an 87-year-old man who suffers from dementia.


Related Topix: Family, Snellville, GA, Gwinnett County, GA


Springfield senior citizens worried about safety

Senior citizens living in Springfield's Mason Square neighborhood shared their safety concerns on Wednesday with a group of advocates for the elderly.


Related Topix: Family, Springfield, MA

Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Elderly man robbed while distracted by breasts

An 83-year-old pensioner from Knittelfeld in Austria was distracted by a 23-year-old Romanian woman who danced topless in front of him, while her associate was stealing cash and jewellery from his apartment.


Related Topix: Family, World News, Austria

WATE-TV Knoxville

Khmer Rouge tribunal clears way for genocide trial

A United Nations-assisted tribunal on Wednesday cleared the way to begin the genocide trial of two elderly former top leaders of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime.


Related Topix: Family, Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Driving and Aging: When is it time to hit the brakes?

Ed Paquette, 78, is pictured in his 2004 Toyota in which he drives his wife, Suzanne, back and forth to Weaverville, Lake Junaluska or Swannanoa every day.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry, Lake Junaluska, NC, Swannanoa, NC, Canton, NC, Weaverville, NC, Family

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Workshop tonight on senior housing in Juneau

The Juneau Economic Development Council is asking that question as it conducts a market demand study of senior housing and support services.


Related Topix: Juneau, AK, Family

The Washington Post

Targeting scams against the elderly

The fallout from the Great Recession, plus continued job insecurity and a seesaw stock market, have all contributed to people's fears that their money won't last.


Related Topix: Family, Wayne State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Sports

News 4 Jax

Water restored for senior citizens apartments

VIDEO: An apartment community for senior citizens in Hogans Creek has water running through their faucets again.


Related Topix: Family

The Victoria Advocate

Missing elderly woman from Yorktown found dead in a car

A 79-year-old Yorktown woman reported missing for nearly 24 hours was found dead Monday in the back seat of a neighbor's car.


Related Topix: Yorktown, TX, Family, Dewitt County, TX, Cuero, TX

The Florida Times-Union

At least 44 elderly, disabled tenants out of luck when water runs dry

Photos by Resident Donald Simmons talks with a woman who is concerned about her mother, who also lives at the Senior Citizen Village at Davis and Fourth streets in Jacksonville.


Related Topix: Family, Jacksonville, FL