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  1. 'Batts Ford bridge will ease traffic'Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Bedford Today

    ... there because of traffic jams - because they haven't got this bridge to take them straight across," she said. The elderly resident had pulled her alarm cord after falling at home at around 8.45am but paramedics were unable to get their until 9.30am. ...

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  2. Local elderly actors to be in Independence Day 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KOAT-TV

    But soon, they'll be rubbing shoulders with the stars when "Independence Day Forever," the sequel to "Independence Day," starts filming in New Mexico. "I'm looking forward to have the variety of something to do like theater," said Pitney, 86. She, O'Connell, 85, and Johnstone, 90, are among 20 local Albuquerque residents chosen during casting calls at retirement homes to be extras in the movie.

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  3. It must be springRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Capital Weekly

    The snow, that I believed would not be gone until the 4th of July, has left my property except for one dirty looking mound. So, spring is finally here and it put new thoughts in my head.

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  4. NSW great-grandmother killed when her car washed away in flood watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Daily Mail

    Great-grandmother who was killed when her car washed away in flood waters... as she popped down the street for milk Bystanders stripped off and dove into the icy waters to try and save her and her car was dragged by the fast waters in Maitland She had wanted to go and see her husband in a nursing home but knew it wouldn't be safe The woman who was tragically killed when her car washed away in flood waters in Maitland has been identified as an elderly great-grandmother who was popping out for milk. The body of Anne Jarmain, 86, was found at 7pm on Wednesday; 10 hours after her car was pulled off the road and underwater as she tried to crossed Cessnock Road, which in the NSW Hunter Region.

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  5. The Social Security Number Is Dead. Long Live the Social Security Number?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Switched

    I am a senior citizen. While this distinction entitles me to a variety of perks like discounted movies and bus fare -- as well as the occasional free doughnut -- it's also a ticket to the identity theft lottery.

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  6. Obamacare, Hands Off My MedicareRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Memeorandum

    Obamacare, Hands Off My Medicare - A number of factors underpin the anti-redistributionist shift in public opinion that I wrote about last week. - First, and perhaps most important, is the emergence of significant resistance to downward redistribution among the elderly, a major voting bloc.

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  7. Nurse Deborah Roberts stuffed wet wipe into woman's mouth to stop screamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Daily Mail

    ... she heard screaming coming from her bed and went to investigate, only to see Roberts shove the wet wipe into the elderly woman's mouth. Roberts told her she did it to stop the patient screaming and Mrs Nelson told her: 'I don't want to see this ...

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  8. Jonathan Oakton (UKIP) - HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Hereford Times

    ... 3 billion on front line services, plus A 650million over five years on dementia care, increase social care for the elderly to A 1 billion, scrap tuition fees for medical students and reinstate SEN-trained nurses on wards. Britain can't afford to be ...

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  9. Christie's reverse-Robin Hood act continues on Social Security, a way to rein in oil...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Jersey Journal

    Gov. Chris Christie's so-called reform of Social Security and Medicare is less a rescue of the systems than a strong message to his well-heeled supporters that he will sacrifice the health of retired people and senior citizens throughout the country before he asks any of his supporters to open their own wallets. His grand plan is to destroy the benefits of the people who need it the most - elderly people of retirement age.

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  10. Efficacy and Safety of Single-Dose Zoledronic Acid for Osteoporosis...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | CiteULike

    Eighty-five percent of institutionalized elderly people have osteoporosis and bone fracture rates 8 to 9 times higher than rates observed among community-dwelling elderly people. Nevertheless, most of these persons are left untreated and are excluded from pivotal osteoporosis trials.

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  11. Urgent explanation sought amid concerns for University of Canberra public hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Age

    ... not be dropped off in the rain. "That may be fine in any other facility but this one is built specifically for the elderly and those with disabilities and mental health problems," she said. "If you have to drop your elderly father with dementia off ...

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  12. International project to tackle frailty across EuropeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Medical News Today

    A 2.3m euros project to tackle the escalating problem of frailty among Europe's ageing population will be conducted by an international team of researchers. Dr Carol Holland will lead a group of colleagues from Aston University, in collaboration with academics from Spain, Portugal, Italy, the Netherlands and Poland, to help tackle the burden of frailty across Europe.

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  13. Nursing home association wants no part of Medicaid managed careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | McKnightsonline.com

    Managed care is not being warmly embraced by long-term care providers everywhere. Nearly 40 states are in various completion phases of transitioning to privatized Medicaid managed care systems, but Louisiana's nursing homes are defiantly resisting efforts there to have them join the party.

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  14. City to hold utility rate meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Vicksburg Post

    The Board of Mayor and Aldermen could approve an ordinance setting a new set of increased water rates April 28. "April 28, at 10 o'clock, we're going to discuss these rates in an open session," Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said at a Monday board meeting. "I believe in transparency.

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  15. Researchers Evaluate Role of Amyloid Hypothesis in Finding Cure for Alzheimer's DiseaseRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | PRWeb

    With the many failures we have seen in drugs targeting APP processing and the continued socioeconomic burden of Alzheimer's Disease, it is excellent to see such a comprehensive review covering research in the area and discussing potential ways forward. There is both risk and reward in focusing Alzheimer's disease research on inhibiting amyloid production, according to a new article in Future Science OA ,an online, open access, peer-reviewed title from Future Science Group .

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  16. Dietary Supplements Market is Expected to Reach US$ 179.8 Billion,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | GlobeNewswire

    ... around 68% of adults in the U.S. use dietary supplements; of these, around 50% are regular users. Rising number of elderly people in North America is leading to a rise in demand for dietary supplements products. Over the last few years, the risk of ...

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  17. Robert J. Samuelson:Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Jewish World Review

    If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has his way, the unfolding presidential campaign will focus on generational fairness. It will seek to curb spending on the elderly - mainly Social Security and Medicare - without putting the elderly at risk.

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  18. Letter: Physicians' incomes come from sources beyond salariesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Daily Lobo

    ... ery relevant to the incomes made by top-earning doctor-administrator-professors because UNMH sees a lot of poor and elderly patients on Medicare and Medicaid.

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  19. Ribbon cut on first phase of Columbia Brookside mixed-income housing developmentRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    There was a lot of talk Wednesday about how Columbia Brookside is signaling the local realization of a new paradigm for public housing, but it may have been the straightforward observations of residents that best explained what the opening of the community means for Athens. "It's peaceful," Rowena Tucker, an elderly long-term resident of public housing in Athens, said after the ribbon-cutting for the senior-citizen residences at the Hawthorne Avenue community.

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  20. Violent flash flood leaves Dungog residents in shock after friends perishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Age

    ... unit block as the speed with which the waters rose became clear. Using wheelie bins as floats, he helped drag the elderly residents to safety, swimming through chest-high cold water to carry them, one by one, to higher ground. "We certainly didn't ...

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