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  1. Mana s best friend reaches out to humans in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Advance

    ... from Montgomery, Ala., wanted to bring dogs into the community to work with a variety of people, including the elderly and special needs children. That's how the pastoral ministry known as Paws with Christ was born. In a special ceremony at the ...

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  2. 25 years after death, Tullio remains Erie iconRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    That was Patricia Liebel's initial reaction on that day in 1965 when Louis J. Tullio asked her to make a major career change -- involving politics, no less -- without a guarantee. At that time, Tullio was the Erie School District's secretary/business manager.

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  3. Research connects heavy snoring to earlier mental declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    ... prevent or delay memory and thinking problems," he added. Abnormal breathing during sleep is a problem for many elderly people and affects roughly 52pc of men and 26pc of women. While snoring or sleep apnoea is not thought to cause dementia or ...

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  4. Recommendations on seniors care to apply to whole province: Saskatchewan ombudsmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Phoenix

    Saskatchewan's ombudsman says she has received 79 complaints about various nursing homes and her recommendations on seniors care will apply to the entire province. She said her office is almost done an investigation into long-term care that was prompted by the death of a 74-year-old woman whose family alleges she was neglected.

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  5. Obama signs overhaul of how Medicare pays doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... about 4 million claims daily - enough to potentially trigger a flood of complaints from doctors and Medicare's elderly beneficiaries that legislators wanted to avoid. In a written statement to health care providers, the agency said only "a small ...

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  6. Does your partner snore? It could be a warning sign of dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    If your partner snores heavily in bed, you might be tempted to give them a poke in the ribs and go back to sleep. Researchers have discovered that people who have breathing problems while asleep are more likely to experience an early decline in memory and other brain functions.

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  7. Two wonderful 'Hotel' filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Barnstable Patriot

    ... their separate ways to India, meeting at "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," advertised as a splendid resort for "the elderly and beautiful." Owned by Sonny (Dev Patel), the establishment turns out to be somewhat less than described. That said, Sonny ...

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  8. State's Attorney's Office warns of Medical Supply ScamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Y 103

    Macon County State's Attorney Jay Scott and Macon County Sheriff Thomas Schneider announced today that Macon County Senior Citizens are currently being targeted by a common telephone scam. Residents are receiving recorded "robo" calls claiming to be in response to a request they made for more information for free medical equipment or supplies, such as a back brace.

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  9. Scams targeting the elderly are on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TurnTo23.com

    The Kern County Aging and Adult Services says there are many scams out there, but a specific one making its rounds throughout the county. This one is an IRS tax scam.

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  10. Caretaker accused of stealing from elderly man, Sheriffa s Office affidavit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    A woman hired to care for an elderly man with several illnesses, including dementia, was arrested Wednesday after it was learned in March that the woman had charged close to $10,900 on his credit card, an affidavit says. Jackie Carlene Gann, 40, was hired in May 2014 by the man's son to care for the elderly man in his home on Banway Drive in Greenwell Springs.

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  11. Social Security - the people's insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Free Press, Independent News Media

    ... over 59 million Americans received almost $863 billion in benefits in 2014. The beneficiaries are not only the elderly but people of all ages. In 2014, 41 million elderly workers and spouses received retirement benefits, as well as 10.8 million ...

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  12. Sharp minds in old age 'may be down to genes'Read the original story

    Thursday | Scotsman.com

    STAYING sharp in old age may be in your genes, as scientists have discovered a link for the first time between the genetic code and how quickly we can process new information. The findings could help understand how the brain works and why some people suffer mental decline in later years, according to a study involving Edinburgh University researchers which analysed data from 30,000 people across 12 different countries.

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  13. Elderly mother found badly bruised, broken in careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBC News

    Nancy Morrison, Calinda LaVallee and Peggy Hennie believe their mother was neglected in a La Ronge hospital. Calinda LaVallee's elderly mother had been in care at the La Ronge hospital for less than 48 hours when she sustained her first set of injuries.

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  14. Christie's sound plan on Social Security is a tough sell to seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    ... still- unresolved long-term debt situation. He noted, in that context, that the child poverty rate is double the elderly poverty rate, making the former a higher priority than the latter. On that reasonable basis, he urged a phaseout of Social ...

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  15. If MinnesotaCare goes, here's what's at stakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    In 49 states, there are basically two options for public health insurance programs: Medicaid for the very poor, and subsidized private health insurance on the Affordable Care Act's exchanges for everyone else. Created in the 1990s, MinnesotaCare today covers people who earn too much money for Medical Assistance but not enough to qualify for MNsure, the state's health insurance exchange.

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  16. Alerting the Elderly to Severe WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WILX-TV Lansing

    "That should be a part of any individual's plan - who is going to check on me in the event something goes on right here in the community that I might not be able to learn about in an effective way?" said John Cauley, Executive Director of the American Red Cross, Mid-Michigan chapter. Safety officials said if you're in good health, it's important for you to keep an eye on your elderly neighbors, especially one whose family doesn't live close by.

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  17. Karen Buckley's friend: 'I'm haunted by the thought of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mirror.co.uk

    ... efforts Ms O'Brien said: "But to have been in Mourneabbey last night and to have seen everybody come together, the elderly people, our former local bishop who's in a nursing home now because he's quite ill, but he came back out to help say the mass, ...

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  18. Old SoloRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Slate Magazine

    I see that you have released the new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens . How exciting! The Internet sure seems excited, based on the freeze-frame of Han Solo and Chewbacca that whizzes enthusiastically down my Tweetdeck display every 0.35 seconds.

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  19. Boehner signs Medicare 'doc fix' billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Reuters

    ... One of the government's largest social safety net programs, Medicare is health insurance that serves 54 million elderly and disabled people. The old formula for paying Medicare doctors has been a problem for years as health care costs outpaced ...

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  20. Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MedicineNet

    ... For years, it was simply standard practice to do preoperative testing, she said. Cataract patients are usually elderly and often have chronic health conditions, so it was considered prudent to "be thorough," Chen explained. Guidelines advising ...

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