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News on Elderly (Senior Citizen) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Missing elderly man killed in North Freeway accident

Houston police say the missing elderly man who suffers from Alzheimer's disease was killed in an accident on the North Freeway.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Family

5 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Ariz. man accused of 'mercy killing' wife on the run

The elderly man went missing from his Sun City home after apparently removing his ankle monitoring bracelet.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Maricopa County, AZ

9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Meals on Wheels of Salem County thanks volunteers at Elmer Grange luncheon

UPPER PITTSGROVE TWP . - Celebrating the work of volunteers, Meals on Wheels of Salem County held its 36th annual Volunteer Luncheon at Elmer Grange Hall on Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Salem County, NJ, Family, Pennsville, NJ

13 hrs ago | Go Local

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Same-Sex Weddings & More

Wedding etiquette concerns about same-sex couples, what to wear to a Sweet Seventeen Birthday party and understanding the elderly.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Family

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Toronto Star

Use of antipsychotics soaring at Ontario nursing homes

Ontario nursing homes are drugging helpless seniors at an alarming rate with powerful antipsychotic drugs, despite warnings that the medications can kill elderly patients suffering from dementia.

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Related Topix: Family, Long Term Care, Medicine, Zyprexa, Zydis, Olanzapine (generic), Canada,

Ledger-Enquirer.com

New Hampshire mulls immunity to stop unfit drivers

The bill has the support of the state branches of the AARP and AAA but members of the Transportation Committee said they were concerned drivers could be inconvenienced if the reports are unfounded.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, AARP, Family, Hooksett, NH

WRIC-TV Richmond

Senior Alert: Elderly Man Missing from Spotsylvania County

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating an elderly man who has been missing from the area since Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania County, VA, Family, New Market, VA, Shenandoah County, VA, Spotsylvania, VA

4029TV.com

Berlusconi sentenced to community service

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Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News, Silvio Berlusconi, Family, Italian Force (Italy)

Suria

Japan population shrinks as elderly make...

Japan's population has shrunk for the third year running, with the elderly making up a quarter of the total for the first time, government data showed on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Family

O-R Online

Who knows best?

Nancy Pantoni is contesting decisions made by a court-appointed guardian for her disabled son, Dominic.

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Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Brookline (Pittsburgh, PA), Family, Philadelphia, PA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WPTV Local News

Man arrested for exploiting the elderly

A North Palm Beach man was arrested over the weekend on charges of exploiting the elderly after an investigation alleged that he stole thousands from a dementia patient he was to be taking care of.

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Related Topix: Family, North Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach County, FL

Livonia Observer

Right-wing extremists get help from older assailants

This image taken from a 2006 interview video by KMBC-TV shows Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, KS, Family, Prison, Federal Prisons

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Arthritis not just for the elderly

Arthritis is usually associated with the elderly. However, it can also strike the very young.

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Related Topix: Family

The Daily Beast

Ignore Antisemitism: Get ViolenceBy Dr. Charles Asher Small

Sunday's shooting reminds us that violence, genocide, and even the Holocaust, begins with words.

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Related Topix: Family, Illinois

Go Local

Health | NEW: Rhode Island Influenza Deaths Up, High Elderly Toll

Thirteen people, most of them in their 80s and 90s, have died from influenza this season, many since the arrival of the H3N2 strain of flu in late March according to RI Department of Health .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Family, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Vaccinations, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Alabama Live

Elderly Pell City man drowns in Logan Martin Lake

Police Chief Greg Turley said the body of 87-year-old Charlie Hester was recovered about 6:30 p.m. Saturday after a search of about four hours.

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Related Topix: Pell City, AL, Family, St Clair County, AL

MyHighPlains.com

Medicare Data Shines Light on Billions Paid to TX Doctors

Texas doctors who treat Medicare patients earned a combined $4.6 billion from the federal insurer of the elderly in 2012, with the state's ophthalmologists and oncologists raking in the most.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Texas, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Family, Oncology, Medicaid

Al Bawaba

Jordan Ahli Bank celebrates the women of Jordan, honoring the elderly

Jordan Ahli Bank recently celebrated Mothers' Day with residents of the Golden Age Home for the Elderly.

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Related Topix: Family, United Arab Emirates, World News

The Town Talk

Roach: Teeth grinding is common in the elderly

Dear Dr. Roach: My mother-in-law is 95 and lives in a nursing home. Sometimes when we visit, I can barely stand to be in her presence because she savagely grinds her teeth, making an awful grating, creaking noise.

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Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth, Health, Family, Bruxism

Science Daily

New mouse model could revolutionize research in Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease, the primary cause of dementia in the elderly, imposes a tremendous social and economic burden on modern society.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Family

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