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29 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

US gun culture, high suicide rate among China's elderly, remembering...

Casey Nordyke, 19, walks past the Club America sign in Westcliffe, Colo. before joining about 250 gun rights advocates in an open carry demonstration during the Independence Day parade in Westcliffe, Colo.


Related Topix: Family, Suicide, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Nathan Deal, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, World News, US Governors, Asia, Georgia

3 hrs ago |

Dead at noon: Vancouver Sun readers respond to Gillian Bennett's suicide

On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress from her home on Bowen Island to one of her favourite spots on the grass, facing a craggy rock cliff, the place she had chosen to die.


Related Topix: Canada, Suicide, Family

5 hrs ago |

Options available to elderly to monetise their flats

This means these seniors have the option to sublet or 'right size' to monetise their flat.


Related Topix: Family, Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, Indonesia, Lee Hsien Loong

9 hrs ago | The Age

French villagers free retired British couple walled into their home

Brugairolles, France: A British couple's dream of a quiet retirement in the sun of southern France turned into a nightmare when their neighbours walled them into their home.


Related Topix: Family

9 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

New survey show Michigan's senior citizens are anx...

How are Michigan's older voters feeling as we head toward the midterm elections? AARP did a survey to find out and the answer is anxiety and frustration.


Related Topix: Family, Health, AARP

13 hrs ago | Independent Herald

Manchin visits Council on Aging

Senator Manchin spent time with Wyoming County senior citizens today, sharing a lunchtime meal with those in attendance at the Council on Aging senior center located in Itmann.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Wyoming County, WV, Itmann, WV, Charleston, WV

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

Reviews: Fringe Theatre

CALL TO ARMS: A teenager learns about old-fashioned socialist values from her elderly housemate in this play responding to austerity culture.


Related Topix: Family

International Business Times

New Resesrch Explains Why Elderly People are Prone to Sleep Disorders

An elderly woman is pictured in the birth village of Gavrilo Princip, the 19-year-old Bosnian Serb who gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 and lit the fuse for World War One, in Obljaj June 27, 2014.


Related Topix: Family, Terrorism

Oxford Mail

Animals cheer up elderly care home residents

RESIDENTS at Iffley Residential and Nursing Home were visited by animals and held fundraising events to highlight International Homeless Animals Day.


Related Topix: Family

Bankrupt who owes elderly millions too ill for trial

A former police inspector who fled the country and avoided arrest has had charges against him dropped because he is too unwell to face prosecution.


Related Topix: Family

Medical Daily

Trouble Sleeping In Alzheimer's Patients And Elderly Related To...

For the millions of patients suffering from Alzheimer's, sleep disturbances are an extra burden to their already delicate psyche.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Family

Conwoman jailed for scamming elderly

A conwoman who picks on elderly men to scam them out of their money has been sentenced for doing the same thing for the fourth time in eight years.


Related Topix: Family, Drugs

Lancashire Telegraph

Furnishing rooms to help elderly in homes dismissed as a total gimmick

CARE homes have been told to furnish residents' rooms with their own bedsheets, curtains and furniture in a bid to make them less "austere and alien".


Related Topix: Family, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Medical News

Women provide much elderly parent care, while men contribute as little as possible

Parents are better off having daughters if they want to be cared for in their old age suggests a new study, which finds that women appear to provide as much elderly parent care as they can, while men contribute as little as possible.


Related Topix: Family, Princeton University, Medicine, Health

The New Zealand Herald

Labour pledges 'continuum of care' model for aged care

The Labour Party says it would set up a working group for aged care within its first 100 days in office, which would be tasked with a raft of changes including better pay for caregivers.


Related Topix: Family

Tue Aug 19, 2014

News 4 Jax

Elderly family member nightmare

A family's nightmare: you hire someone to help care for your elderly parent and that person ends up stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars.


Related Topix: Family

Rock Hill Herald

Report: Stun guns misused by Nebraska officers

The report by the ACLU of Nebraska criticizes officers for using the weapon against vulnerable people, who could suffer extreme physical and mental health problems as a result of the shock.


Related Topix: Nebraska, Family, ACLU

Belfast Today

Victorian elderly worked into their 90s

The number of older people working has declined since the end of the 19th century when the Victorians worked in physically-demanding jobs such as mining and farming into their 80s or 90s.


Related Topix: Family, Personal Finance, Retirement

The Jersey Journal

More than a dozen cats killed, 22 saved in Hopatcong house fire

HOPATCONG - More than a dozen cats died in a fire sparked by a lit cigarette tossed into a trash can at a Hopatcong home on Sunday night, police said.


Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Fire, Family


Two nurses failed to give CPR to an elderly patient who later died, NMC hearing is told

Carole Poole and Marc Evans were on duty at Glan Yr Afon Nursing Home in Merthyr Tydfil when the pensioner - known as Resident A - collapsed Two nurses have admitted failing to give emergency first aid to an elderly resident who later died, an NMC hearing is told.


Related Topix: Family, Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom