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

2 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Catalogue of carehome failures put patients at risk

A HAMPSHIRE care home has been ordered to drastically improve care for elderly dementia patients following a catalogue of failures spotted during an inspection.

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

7 hrs ago | Daily Times Leader

Mississippi Health Care Foundation donates laptops to local senior citizens

Myrtle Robinson, certified activities director at West Point Community Living Center saw a need arise when the public computer at the skilled nursing facility stopped functioning.

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Related Topix: Family, Myrtle, MS, Medicine, Nursing

7 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Maryland senior citizens defrauded out of $1.1 million in dating scams

Krist Koranteng, 32, of Burtonsville and Laurel was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges of conspiracy, mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering.

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Related Topix: Family, Burtonsville, MD

10 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Senior citizens named Lorain County Fair king, queen

The crowning of a fair king and queen isn't reserved only for the younger generation.

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Related Topix: Family, Lorain County, OH, Elyria, OH, Avon Lake, OH

10 hrs ago | Mansfield Chad

Roy Bainton's guest column: Are senior citizens an asset or a joke?

Thankfully, following the payday loan company Wonga's debacle over sending out bogus solicitor's letters, the detestable TV ads featuring creepy 'pensioner' puppets, have gone.

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Related Topix: Family, Opinion

10 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Senior citizens named Lorain County Fair king, queen

WELLINGTON - The crowning of a fair king and queen isn't reserved only for the younger generation.

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Related Topix: Family, Lorain County, OH

14 hrs ago | Bury Times

Care centres could be closed or privatised

A council report into how the services could run in the future states: "Staying as we are is not an option."

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, Family

Thu Aug 21, 2014

News12.com

Study: Brooklyn has more traffic fatalities involving senior citizens than any other borough

A recent study shows that senior citizens are more likely to get hit and killed by an oncoming car in Brooklyn than in any other borough.

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Related Topix: Family, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

KFYR-TV Bismarck

Family Focus: Elderly Independence at Edgewood Vista

Deciding when a member of your family should move into an assisted living facility is never easy.

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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.

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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

Canada.com

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.

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Related Topix: Canada, Suicide, Family

Channelnewsasia.com

Options available to elderly to monetise their flats

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

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

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Family, Health, AARP

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Stuff.co.nz

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Family

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