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  1. Groups Support Landline Phone ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIFR

    The Citizens Utility Board and AARP are warning lawmakers to consider carefully the Illinois Telecommunications Act that's up for review next year. The groups are expecting big phone companies to push to get rid of traditional landlines ending the act's obligation to service requirement.


  2. Gettysburg attorney gets 15 years for $6M fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC 27

    A disbarred Gettysburg attorney will spend 15 years in a federal prison for stealing more than $6 million from clients. Wendy Weikal-Beauchat was sentenced Tuesday to 180 months imprisonment before U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III, who also ordered more than $6 million in restitution and more than $6 million in forfeiture.


  3. Kiwi seniors accidentally lock themselves in Mazda3 for 13 hours, nearly dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Autoblog

    It's an over-played trope that senior citizens are bad with technology. Its regular use as a comedic device, though, overshadows a more dire circumstance that comes when elderly citizens are paired with gizmos and gadgets they don't fully understand.


  4. Keller Police await lab report in couplea s deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star-Telegram.com

    Keller police are awaiting the toxicology report on an elderly couple found fatally shot inside their room at a Keller assisted living center earlier this month in what police believe was a murder-suicide. Police were called to the Whitley Place assisted living facility at 800 Whitley Road about 6:40 a.m.on Dec. 3 on a report of a shooting.


  5. Three East Cliff hotels to be demolished - and new flats and hotel 'could be built by 2017'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bournemouth Echo

    Quantum Group, which acquired Cottonwood, Ocean View and Bay View Hotels in 2011, was granted planning permission on Monday to knock down the existing buildings and install two blocks of flats for elderly residents comprising 122 apartments and a new 90-bedroom hotel. However, Cllr Lynda Price, one of three members of the planning board to vote against the proposal, said the design was 'not up to scratch'.


  6. Depression in dementia more common in community care, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Science Daily

    ... emergency department than those who do not have dementia, according to a new study. However, the - More than 70% of elderly Medicare beneficiaries experience cognitive impairment or severe dementia near the end-of-life and may need surrogate ...


  7. Drugs used for impotence could treat vascular dementia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Science Daily

    ... flow to brain tissue. This blood vessel damage - known as small vessel disease - is seen in the brains of 50-70% of elderly people. The researchers hope that one drug known for it use in treating impotence can prevent the damage that leads to ...


  8. Saturday EssayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    What happens when doctors are unhappy? They have unhappy patients. A new memoir, 'Doctored,' presents one cardiologist's take on the challenges facing American medicine and the real impact on patient care.


  9. Laurie Small Appointed Board Chairwoman for Alliance for Living and Dying WellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Noozhawk

    Small has served on the alliance's Board of Directors for five years, representing the interests of long-term care providers. She has devoted most of her career to the pursuit of quality care and services to the elderly serving in executive leadership positions at two local continuing care retirement communities.


  10. 211 offers help for those with suicidal thoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WPTV Local News

    This week, deputies from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office responded to four suicides within only twenty-four hours. "We want people to feel comfortable to call us because we are here to help them," says Patrice Schroeder of 211.


  11. Academy Elementary Students Create Holiday Cards for Senior CitizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Academy Elementary School Peer Leaders expressed their best wishes for the holidays to area senior citizens by creating handmade, personal cards. During their monthly meeting, the students tapped into their creativity and drew an assortment of holiday scenes and penned messages of warm wishes.


  12. Judge: Rauner firm "duped" in "financial disaster" nursing home businessRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... the New York investors' move to place the liability-ridden subsidiary of the company under the ownership of an elderly graphic artist who had no knowledge of the company. Post your comment ... And please take a half second to come up with a nickname ...


  13. Social Media Helps Fight AgingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MediaPost

    Using social media can help delay the effects of aging and improve the physical and mental well being of elderly people, according to a new study from the University of Exeter in the UK. The two-year study followed 76 participants from 31 residential and nursing homes around Britain, ages 65-95, who were judged to be at risk of serious mental and physical decline associated with aging.


  14. Callie SilvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Callie was born in Beaumont, Texas, to Anthony and Barbara Silva. They moved back to the Vineyard when Callie was young and added a brother, Bruce, to the family.


  15. UNT Health Science Center Finds Likely Link Between High...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Newswise

    ... the disease in an effort to find better ways to manage, treat and eventually cure Alzheimer's. For the study, 87 elderly men with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease were evaluated. Dr. Hall found the likelihood of having hallucinations was 5.5 ...


  16. Hot jobs: Occupational therapy offers variety, satisfactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Indianapolis Star

    ... might include working with children to address physical, developmental and emotional delays, and working with the elderly to promote safe and fulfilling aging in place. "OTs are skilled in recommending appropriate medical equipment, such as ...


  17. Judge says Rauner firm not responsible for nursing home fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chicago Tribune

    ... ound the New York investors' move to place the liability-ridden subsidiary of the company under the ownership of an elderly graphic artist who had no knowledge of the company.


  18. Scammers out in force for holidaysRead the original story

    Tuesday | Observer

    Mayor/Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco and Police Chief Tom Strumolo are cautioning Nutley residents to be wary of scammers posing as government agents, utility workers or whatever, out to plunder families' hardearned cash. At 3 p.m., a man who, the elderly woman resident believed to be a construction worker, pounded on her front door and told her there was a chemical spill the next block over and he needed to check her basement water supply.


  19. Merok Park Nursing Home, in Banstead, was shut down by the Care Quality CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This is Local London

    An 85-year-old man died less than 36 hours after being moved out of a failing care home which was suddenly shut last week by watchdog the Care Quality Commission . It shut Merok Park, in Park Road, Banstead , last Tuesday after discovering its elderly residents - many of whom were dementia sufferers - were at a "significant risk of harm" and its owners had repeatedly failed to make necessary changes.


  20. Universal health care bill gets wide supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Crain's New York Business

    ... included speakers from the nurses' union and other organized labor groups, Green Party activists and even eight elderly activists who called themselves the Raging Grannies. The grannies, decked in flowers, sang songs supporting the bill to the tune ...