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3 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Column: Alternatives to suicide mean rediscovering a sense of purpose at the end of a long life

The facts: In the northeastern community of Roy, Geraldine Ray, 89, was found lying face down on her bed with cotton balls up her nose, plastic filling her mouth, and packing tape across her lips.

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Related Topix: Family, Roswell, NM, Opinion

6 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Owners mark home's big day by reposing for photo

STAFF at a nursing home in Purton have celebrated its 30th anniversary by recreating a photograph that appeared in the Swindon Advertiser three decades ago.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Family

10 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Warden spared jail after theft from dementia victim

A WARDEN at sheltered accommodation who plundered thousands from the bank account of an elderly widower, who has since died, walked free from court.

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Related Topix: Family, World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

Local agencies offer thoughts on elderly issues to state officials

Dee Martinez, Colorado Department of Human Services deputy executive director of enterprise partnerships, right, talks with new Area Agency on Aging Director Bob Held and Morgan County Department of Human Services Adult Protection and Resource Unit Manager Sharon Ruyle during CDHS's statewide listening tour stop Aug. 6 at Morgan County DHS in Fort ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Morgan County, CO, Fort Morgan, CO

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Count your blessings any day

The average American is happy to have a paying job with the opportunity to make a little more money.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Family, Opinion

Pocono Record

Attention, senior citizens: Has adopting a pet changed your life?

If you are a senior citizen and adopted a pet from a shelter, I would love to hear your story and how your pet changed your life.

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Related Topix: Family

Wired

This Elderly Gentleman Was Born With His Brain Hemispheres...

One of the most distinctive physical features of the human brain is the fact that the cortex is divided into two hemispheres.

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Related Topix: Family, Epilepsy, Medicine, Health

Newsday

Hot meals service for elderly to end

Devon County Council subsidised Apetito for more than a year but then stopped the funding to save A 500,000.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

State: Man took more at least $48k from elderly woman

A Hamilton County man has been indicted on 22 charges involving the theft of more than $48,000 from a woman.

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Related Topix: Family, Ohio

Asbury Park Press

Hazlet pair stole from elderly man in car repair scamHazlet pair...

Police are asking the public to help them identify two men they say scammed an elderly man this week out of $100 by falsely promising to repair his vehicle.

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Related Topix: Family

The Star Online

Missing Senior Citizen

Allen was last seen in the vicinity of Post Road and Marion Street in Shelby. He is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

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Related Topix: Family, Shelby, NC

Marshall Independent

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

With the elderly comprising an estimated 90 percent of seasonal influenza's death toll, the flu vaccination rate among a group of professionals working closely with this age group - staff at hospitals, clinics and nursing homes - should be 100 percent or very close.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Family, Nursing, Opinion

KXII-TV Sherman

Silver Alert issued for elderly man in Murray County

Lawrence Bailey, 86, was last seen on Wednesday around 3:30 p.m. Police describe Bailey as a white male, 5-foot-8, 200 pounds and gray eyes.

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Related Topix: Family, Denison, TX

MLive.com

Family of elderly veteran beaten to death at the Home for Veterans can sue the state, court says

The lawsuit against the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans by the family of an 84-year-old resident who was fatally punched there by a fellow resident, can now move forward.

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Related Topix: Family, Kent County, MI, Life, Veteran Affairs

WPBF

Search for elderly man continues in sugarcane field

More than a month after his disappearance, investigators returned to the remote sugarcane field where a 79-year-old Jupiter man's car was discovered.

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Related Topix: Family

The Globe and Mail

Christianity and the good death

One British Columbia family's disappointment has opened another chapter in the book our nation is writing on euthanasia, assisted suicide and end-of-life planning.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Town prepares for elderly care strain

THE town's ageing population is set to put a heavy strain on adult services over the next 15 years, according to figures out this week.

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Patch.com

San Ramon Police Searching for Missing Elderly Woman With Dementia

San Ramon police are searching this evening for a missing woman who suffers from dementia and speaks little English.

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Related Topix: San Ramon, CA, Family

The Telegraph

No licence, gas-leak yard owner arrested

A fire department employee sprays water in the scrap iron yard to dilute the effect of the gas.

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Related Topix: Family

News Shopper

Elderly woman with dementia missing from Penge

Lilian Turner, 85, known to friends by her middle name, Jean, went missing this morning from her home in Sutherland Court in Thesiger Road.

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Related Topix: Family

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