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2 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Mumbai votes Live: Low 16% voter turnout in city till 11am

Mumbai: Voting began in Mumbai with citizens lining up early outside the booths a little before 7 am itself in order to beat the heat.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Newsday

VIDEO: Elderly demands exceed family help

The number of older people in England needing care at home will soon outstrip the number of family members able to provide it, according to an influential think tank.

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NEWS.com.au

Massive fire destroys factory

UPDATE : INVESTIGATORS are questioning workers at a factory to try and determine the cause of a massive blaze that sparked a community warning today.

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Related Topix: Fire, Family

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Policy group dives into retirement savings

Concerned about the future finances of Social Security and ample evidence that Americans are failing to save enough for retirement, the Bipartisan Policy Center on Wednesday launched a new Personal Savings Initiative.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Social Security, US Politics, Kent Conrad, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family

Time

Broadway Bummer: The Play's Not the Thing

Now is the season of my discontent. After a last-minute flurry of Broadway openings, in advance of Thursday's deadline for Tony nominations, I find myself with little to rave about.

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ITV

Not enough family carers for elderly 'by 2017'

IPPR warned there would be more than a million elderly people without adult children to care for them by 2030, as they published research on rising care costs.

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Daily Echo

Frail pensioners to lose emergency alarms

FRAIL pensioners living in old people's homes in Hampshire are set to lose their emergency alarms as part of cost cutting measures.

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Daily Mail

Elderly couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide with the...

BREAKING NEWS: Prince Charles and Camilla 'utterly devastated' as Duchess's brother Mark Shand, 62, dies after smashing head in fall outside New York club Former CEO of Jewish Poverty charity who donated to Bill de Blasio's campaign in 2009 admits stealing $5 million in insurance scam Retirement community sinkhole reopens four days after it was ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Startups, World News, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Prince Charles, Music

Rediff.com

Railways asked to reserve seats for elderly in suburban trains

A bench headed by Chief Justice Mohit Shah gave six weeks time to Railways to file an affidavit on the issue.

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Sydney Morning Herald

'They don't want heroics'

Difficult subject: Andrew and Sandra Tosti talked with his mother about an end-of-life treatment plan.

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Reuters

U.S. official responsible for reforming Medicare is leaving post

The Obama administration on Tuesday announced the departure of the top health official responsible for reforming Medicare under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Family

Tue Apr 22, 2014

RecordNET

Tracy Police seek public's help in search for elderly man with dementia

The Tracy Police Department is asking for the public's help in searching for an elderly man with dementia who walked away from his home in the 4000 block of Middlefield Drive in Tracy on Tuesday morning.

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Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Medicare reimbursement uneven across rural, urban Utah counties

Healthcare in Tooele County brings in a fair sum of Medicare payments, but lags significantly behind more urban Utah counties, according to numbers released this month from the Medicare Part B claims database.Local doctors received roughly $2.79 million in reimbursements from Medicare Part B, essentially a federally-run medical insurance program ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Tooele County, UT, Medicine, Family, Tooele, UT, Summit County, UT

The Washington Post

How Medicaid forces the disabled to be poor.

If you have been reading my work, you might do more than imagine, since each of these stories involves real people who have experienced the best and the worst of what our American medical welfare state offers.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Family, Personal Finance, Retirement, Sports

Myrtle Beach Online

For LGBT community, dealing with dementia is a challenge

Many have spent much of their lives in the closet and fear discrimination by medical or social service providers or even the people they might live with in nursing homes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dementia, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Family, Transgender, Alzheimer's, Entertainment

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Daytona Beach woman badly injured in home robbery; teens arrested A...

A 70-year-old Daytona Beach woman attacked in her retirement community home over the weekend and left unconscious on her kitchen floor for 15 hours remains in critical condition in the hospital, a family member said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, Family

The News Tribune

How Pope Francis, tolerant but rigorous, is winning hearts and minds

Fifteen months ago, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio had chosen his room in a home for elderly Argentine priests.

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Related Topix: Family, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

News 4 Jax

Stealing from elderly arrest

VIDEO: St. Johns deputies say Patricia Marshall is charged with stealing thousands of dollars from her 87-year-old mother who suffers with dementia.

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Related Topix: Family, St. Augustine, FL, St Johns County, FL

The Toronto Star

Antipsychotic drugs prescribed to seniors at alarming rates, province finds

Dr. David Juurlink, who co-authored a report for the Ministry of Health, says that prescribing "dangerous" drugs such as antipsychotics and sedatives to vulnerable seniors in an effort to calm them down comes at a price.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, Family

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Governor announces plan to expand Family Care

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks during an event to announce the expansion of Family Care, a state-administered program that provides long-term care to disabled and elderly residents under Medicaid during an event at Options for Independent Living in Green Bay Monday, April 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Family

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