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25 min ago | 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

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

3 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | IcNetwork

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

11 hrs ago |

Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly

Kidney injury can be added to the list of possible harms related to use of three antipsychotic medications often prescribed to treat behavioral symptoms of dementia in older adults, a new study finds.


Related Topix: Family, Medicine, Dementia, Health, Seroquel, Quetiapine (generic), Risperdal, Risperidone (generic), Zyprexa, Zydis, Olanzapine (generic), Food and Drug Administration

15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

'Will you marry me?' Love is in the air in the Celebrity Big...

Two shot and 31 arrested as violence descends on Ferguson for a NINTH night: State trooper hits out at 'violent agitators' using demonstrations to commit crimes as town resembles a war zone 'I only have two to three years left to live': Pope Francis speaks about his death as he hints at 'nerve problems' and early retirement 'Do not be fooled into ... (more)


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Fitness, Yoga, Family, Oklahoma

20 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

East Lancs carer allegedly put plastic bag over dementia sufferer's head, court told

A CARER at a Colne home allegedly put a plastic bag over an elderly dementia sufferer's head as the pensioner sat on the toilet, a jury was told.


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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

USA Today

Elderly caregiving: Daughters, not sons, step up

Elderly caregiving: Daughters, not sons, step up Daughters provide more caregiving to elderly parents than sons, study says.


Related Topix: Family, Princeton University


Retired Fil-Am army general talks about elderly care

Now retired, Taguba is now pressing the youth to look at their parents' futures, traveling the country to talk about care for the elderly as part of the American Association of Retired Persons.


Related Topix: Family

Long-term care is not just for the elderly

This response is common in discussions of long-term-care coverage, but millions of people must live with a different perspective.


Related Topix: Family, Florida


Charlotte woman with dementia missing after searching for lost dog

Police in Charlotte are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing elderly woman who they say has been diagnosed with dementia.


Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Family

Iowa Republican Congressman charged with sexually assaulting his wife

Henry Rayhons, 78, is Iowa's congressional state representative for House District 8 .


Related Topix: US News, Family

WFIE-TV Evansville

Elderly woman with dementia missing from Benton, KY

Deputies with the Marshall County Sheriff's Office are looking for a missing elderly woman.


Related Topix: Benton, KY, Family

Business Journal

New Tualatin senior care facility to employ 150

Senior care business Marquis Companies has completed a new four-acre elderly care campus in Tualatin which will create over 150 jobs for Oregonians.


Related Topix: Tualatin, OR, Family


American doctor says we can do better

I consider Newfoundland my second home. I read about your health care concerns in The Telegram and hear about medical issues from my neighbours.


Related Topix: Canada, Family, Opinion

Fermanagh Today

Peter Robinson, 65, welcomes rise in working elderly

Peter Robinson has spoken of the valuable contribution made by the over-65s in the workplace as new figures show a sharp increase in their numbers in recent years.


Related Topix: Family


Arc Angel Rolls Out Stun Canes for AARP Members, Senior Citizens and...

In a growing trend throughout the United States, many consumers who once struggled with idea of carrying a loaded gun, firing a weapon toward an unknown audience of unintended victims or being charged with felony crime for brandishing a weapon or firing a weapon within city limits are now buying stun guns to protect themselves.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Prison

Jamaica Observer

Fay Petgrave cares

EVER since she was a child growing up in Ginger Hill, St Elizabeth, Fay Petgrave has had compassion for the elderly.


Related Topix: Family, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sunday Herald

Care choice plan 'could fail' as councils stick to EU rules

CHARITIES have warned policies designed to let older people choose their own care will fail if councils insist on following European rules on tendering.


Related Topix: Family, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland