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52 min ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

Attorney general hopeful proposes senior advocate

Attorney general hopeful Jon Richards wants to create a new position with the state Justice Department to protect senior citizens.


Related Topix: Family, Healthcare Law, Law, Milwaukee, WI, Dane County, WI

52 min ago | Russia Taday

a Bank of England: Growing number of elderly Britons working later in life is driving down wages

Britain's more mature citizens who choose to delay their retirement because they fear running out of funds are driving UK wages down, the Bank of England claims.


Related Topix: Family, Personal Finance, Retirement, Pension

2 hrs ago | WSOCTV

DSS impostor steals elderly woman's wedding ring

Monroe police are searching for a woman they said posed as a Union County Department of Social Services worker to gain access to a senior citizen's home.


Related Topix: Family, Monroe, NC

7 hrs ago | The Republic

Seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship

Rosenfeld is among thousands of aging Americans taking part in home-sharing programs around the country that allow seniors to stay in their homes and save money while getting some much-needed companionship.


Related Topix: Family, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA

10 hrs ago |

Senior citizens strike a chord in ukulele craze

Janet Furness, of the Roxby Rockers, organised a 103rd birthday surprise for her mother Monique Bennett, by performing for her and other residents at their care home in Arden House, Pickering Under the tuition of a local retired teacher, some 20 pensioners are now practising and playing the ukulele every week in Thornton-le Dale.


Related Topix: Family, North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom,

12 hrs ago | WTOV9

Seniors use roommate-finding agencies to cut costs

Organizers say the principal goal is to allow the elderly to stay in their homes rather than move to assisted living or a nursing home.


Related Topix: Family

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Echo

Care home ordered to improve after deaths of five patients

A HAMPSHIRE care home has been ordered to make drastic improvements or face being shut down following the deaths of five residents.


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

Surrey Advertiser

Elderly woman hospitalised following road traffic collision in Frimley

Surrey Police was called to Frimley Road at around 4pm following reports of the collision involving a silver Renault Clio and a black Volkswagen Polo.


Related Topix: Family, Surrey County, England, Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Elderly Everett woman missing nearly a week

Family members believe Ethel A. O'Neil, 89, drove herself to the Everett Mall at about 2 p.m. on July 16 but never returned home.


Related Topix: Family, Lake Stevens, WA

LaGrange Daily News

Elderly woman drives wrong way on road, almost hits two LaGrange Police Officers

LaGrange police said around 9:30 p.m., they were called to the West Georgia Tech campus on Orchard Hill Road to help 73-year-old Annie Faye Hamlin find her truck.


Related Topix: Family, Troup County, GA, LaGrange, GA, Georgia Tech

Bill Adds Screening for Elderly Georgians to Keep Drivers License

Elderly Georgia drivers would have to face more screening - including a doctor's note for drivers older than 75 certifying they are capable of driving - in order to keep their license under legislation drafted by an Atlanta-area lawyer.


Related Topix: Family, Cobb County, GA


Five solutions to the housing crisis

As pressure to tackle London's housing crisis grows, a number of controversial views are being offered on how the problem should be addressed.


Related Topix: World News, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Family, Hertfordshire County, England,

Foster's Daily Democrat

Ex-firefighter charged with arson sentenced to 5 to10 years in prison

Former Newmarket firefighter Donald Dubbs has pleaded guilty to two charges of arson and has been sentenced to 5 to 10 years in state prison, with a 31 2- to 7-year suspended sentence.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Fire, Home Listing, Home, Family

KTEN-TV Denison

Wife Distraught After Atoka Co. Senior Citizen Doesn't Return From Store

The search is on for a teenager who disappeared from her foster home in Tushkahoma more than a week ago.


Related Topix: Family, Pushmataha County, OK, Atoka County, OK, Ardmore, OK

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Straits Times

'Mama' of Mexican children's shelter accused of horrific abuses skirts prosecution

Mexico will not prosecute the elderly director of a shelter where abuses of children allegedly ran rampant, as she has dementia, Justice Minister Jesus Murillo Karam said Monday.


Related Topix: Family

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Bail set as elderly former Nazi guard falls ill in...

A former Nazi concentration camp guard awaiting extradition to Germany was granted bail on Monday, set at $100,000, after his serious medical condition worsened while in jail, according to court documents.


Related Topix: Family

WNYC-AM New York

Music Brings Ailing Brains Thrillingly to Life

Director Michael Rossato-Bennett talks about his film " Alive Inside ," which looks at the power music has to reawaken memories in people suffering from Alzheimer's disease.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Family


Deputies search for suspect in rape, assault of elderly woman

The Lake County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a sexual battery on an elderly woman in Leesburg Sunday night.


Related Topix: Family

Korea Herald

[Graphic News] Korea's productive population on the decline

South Korea's working-age population is likely to decline in the future, putting more pressure on the young to support senior citizens who are not in the labor force.


Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, Family

Jerusalem Post

Russian-speaking elderly receive calls and comfort

Project aimed at addressing loneliness experienced by numerous Russian-speaking elderly organizes get-togethers modeled after social clubs of Jewish communities in former USSR.


Related Topix: Family