Elderly Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Most brain failures occur after 65: ExpertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Express

    ... she may wake up in the morning 'to send the child to school' when there is no child to be sent. In one instance, an elderly man believed that he had to get up early to open his shop which had actually been closed for the past 20 years. This is what ...

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  2. Dozens killed as fire sweeps home for elderly in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    The blaze occurred at a time when most residents were likely asleep and therefore had little chance of escape [Reuters] A fire has swept through a nursing home in central Chinese province of Henan killing at least 38 people, officials have said. The blaze broke out on Monday evening in an apartment building at a privately owned home for the elderly in Pingdingshan city, the state news agency Xinhua said on Tuesday.

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  3. 09:48 Fire kills 38 at nursing house in central ChinaRead the original story

    Yesterday | AkiPress

    A home for the elderly in China's Pingdingshang in Henan province caught fire, killing 38 people, Chinese media said Tuesday. Several people were injured and two were in a serious condition, the work safety office of Henan province said in a statement on its website.

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  4. Fire at China nursing home kills 38 - state mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Thirty-eight people were killed in a fire at a home for senior citizens in China's central Henan province, state media said, the latest disaster in a country with a poor record on work safety. A burnt-out wheelchair is seen among the debris after a fire at a rehabilitation centre for the elderly in Sanlihe village of Pingdingshan, Henan province, China, May 26, 2015.

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  5. Fire at China nursing home kills 38Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    ... death toll. Nursing homes in the country, where care workers are often outnumbered several times over by sick and elderly residents, are also prone to accidents and abuses. In 2013, 11 nursing home patients burned to death in the northeastern ...

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  6. Beware of scams when booking vacation rentals an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... important for families to keep the lines of communication open regarding finances and common scams targeting their elderly loved ones. Some common scams to look out for include the grandparent scam, also called the "emergency scam," and home repair ...

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  7. Nuring home blaze kills 38Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Standard

    ... death toll. Nursing homes in the country, where care workers are often outnumbered several times over by sick and elderly residents, are also prone to accidents and abuses. In 2013, 11 nursing home patients burned to death in the northeastern ...

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  8. Caregiver accused of abusing boy with 'fire rod'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... Alistair Garland and a jury in the Christchurch District Court for assaults allegedly inflicted on two boys and an elderly man over several years. He told of being hit, kicked or punched, or having his tongue burnt with a spoon heated on a stove ...

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  9. Woman who stole $1.4m from Wangaratta retirement village loses appeal bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... staff during the period of Dyason's offending. The judges agreed the real victims of Dyason's crimes were the many elderly people in the community who could have been helped with the money stolen by Dyason. "She undertook a carefully calculated ...

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  10. Seniors' advocate says some B.C. elderly giving up basic needs to afford housingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Turtle Island News

    Turtle Island News is now providing the only national native news service delivered to your computer or cell each morning. For more indepth reporting go to www.theturtleislandnews.com .

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  11. SNFs pay $3.8 million to settle false claims and overmedication chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | McKnightsonline.com

    ... programs. The complaint also alleged that between 2007 and 2012, the facilities "persistently overmedicated elderly and vulnerable residents of the nursing homes," causing infection, sepsis, malnutrition, dehydration, falls, fractures, pressure ...

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  12. Scientists peek inside healthy brains to find the cause of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    Scientists are scanning the brains of healthy elderly citizens as part of an ambitious new Alzheimer's treatment which hopes to discover the cause of the disease. Previous research has identified two hallmarks of Alzheimer's - sticky brain plaque and tangles of a protein named tau that clog dying brain cells.

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  13. These Millennial Innovators Are Riding The Rails Across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fast Company

    ... programs. Magdalena Leszko, 28, of Szczecin, Poland, is a Fulbright postdoc who is investigating how to keep the elderly safely integrated in urban communities, particularly those with varying stages of dementia. "Our generation owes something to ...

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  14. CVS paying $10.4B in cash for drug distributor OmnicareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Pocono Record

    ... lawsuits alleging it gave kickbacks to some facilities so they would keep the company as their drug provider for elderly Medicare and Medicaid recipients. Omnicare said it settled the case to end litigation and committed no wrongdoing. In 2009, ...

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  15. On Native GroundWIKILEAKS: the Antidote to Government LiesRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... and longer, I don't know if there are any really good choices. My friend Bunny, for example, decided that her elderly mother could no longer live alone and moved her into the home she shares with her long-term boyfriend. They were happy to do this, ...

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  16. First Person'I Will not Be Groped'Read the original story

    Nov 15, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... Social Security is the most popular and most successful government program ever created. It not only keeps the elderly out of poverty, it does likewise for the disabled and for widows and orphans. It is truly a social insurance program that offers ...

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  17. US Senate Approves Fast Tracking Obama's Totalitarian Predatory PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... eviscerate Intellectual Property (IP) laws in many countries, raises healthcare costs and destroys Medicare and the elderly and confirms that the delusions of the countries colluding with corrupt corporations involved in negotiations are worse than ...

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  18. Ira Stoll: Is Tax Credit Better Than Raising Minimum Wage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News Max

    On television last week arguing against an increase in the minimum wage, I found myself making the case that it was a blunt instrument. So it is - and so, I should have mentioned, is the alternative policy that I suggested and that has been attracting a lot of attention lately.

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  19. Hong Kong needs to visit the family doctor more, former NHS chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South China Morning Post

    ... a very big problem for the medical system," he said. The best solution for the ageing population is to care for elderly people in their homes or at community level where there are suitable settings for them, Nicholson said. Primary care is an ...

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  20. Former nursing director and teacher accused of stealing drugs to pay for Vegas tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A former teacher and nursing director are accused of stealing prescription drugs from the elderly to pay for a trip to Vegas. Slidell Police say they knew something was up when they responded to an unrelated medical call on Chamale Cove on Friday.

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