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33 min ago | Examiner.com
Thanks to the kindness of strangers, an elderly couple and their dogs , who were living in a car in Hudson, Florida, have hope for a brighter future, reported Monday's Huffington Post. Dee Head, her husband Gordon, and their three dogs had called a Walmart parking lot "home" for several weeks...the couple, in their 70s, had fallen on hard times after a job promised to Gordon did not materialize.
4 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit
Authorities say one person has died and several others were taken to hospitals after an early-morning fire at a senior citizen housing complex in Allen Park. IN CARS.
5 hrs ago | Examiner.com
As a person enters their elderly years their appetite decreases, they could develop difficulty chewing, have a decreased ability to move and may be lonely. All of these factors can contribute to decline in eating and diet lacking in nutrient dense foods.
8 hrs ago | Truthdig
An estimated 2 million Americans age 60 and older are in debt from unpaid student loans, whether from money borrowed long ago or from more recent borrowing to fund degrees for family members. And some are having their Social Security payments garnished as a result.
9 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
INVERNESS, Fla.- Anyone looking for a glimpse of what an aging United States will look like can take a peek at Citrus County, Florida, where one in three residents is a senior citizen. That number will be one in four statewide and one in five nationally by the year 2030.
9 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
A billboard at the county line advertises home health care services. Local churches try to create a feeling of belonging for elderly members who may be disconnected from family up north.
9 hrs ago | This is The West Country
THE 23 residents at Court House Residential Home, in Cullompton , have been told they can carry on living there after the owner pulled out. Lorna Turner and Marcus Lyward, with the aid of a A 598,000 loan from Lloyds, have bought the care home, ensuring the residents can stay - and securing the jobs of 21 staff, with more being taken on in the near future..
10 hrs ago | Sun-Star
THE City Council of Davao is set to approve on third and final reading today, Tuesday, an ordinance granting P5,000 death benefit assistance for bona fide senior citizens of the city as its counterpart in the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010. The requirements in order to avail of the death assistance, as stated in the ordinance, includes an identification card of the senior citizen issued by the Office of the Senior Citizen Affairs , death certificate of the deceased senior citizen and valid government identification card of the claimant which should be presented at the City Social Services and Development Office.
12 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business
Amid conflicting reports about the need for vitamin E and how much is enough, a new analysis published today suggests that adequate levels of this essential micronutrient are especially critical for the very young, the elderly, and women who are or may become pregnant. A lifelong proper intake of vitamin E is also important, researchers said, but often complicated by the fact that this nutrient is one of the most difficult to obtain through diet alone.
13 hrs ago | Switched
An elderly couple sit outside and enjoy a drink at a local bar in this arranged photograph taken in the Riverside area of Norwich, Norfolk, in May, 2000. Have you ever heard someone joke that if they knew they'd have lived so long, they would have taken better care of themselves? As it turns out, this is no joke.
Often, if the mood strikes, Thomas "Jeepers" Jefferson leaves his assisted living center on West Side and hops on a bus, wearing a flashy but impeccable suit, and walks into the only place that gives the 94-year-old some peace of mind. "When I come in, I feel like I am at home," Jefferson said of the nearly century-old structure that for most Chicagoans epitomizes the depths of human suffering and depravity.
In this Feb. 27, 2013 file photo, Japan's then 114-year-old Misao Okawa, right, and her then 90-year-old son Hiroshi Okawa pose with the Guinness World Records certificate of the world's oldest woman at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan, when she received the official certificate from the Guinness World Records. The number of people who are at least 100 years old, known as centenarians, has reached 58,820 in Japan, one of the most rapidly aging countries in the world.
Governor Scott Walker is out there with the hard sell on the 7th Circuit Courts decision to enable the GOP Voter ID Law for the mid term elections in less than 7 weeks. "The simple reality is that people, regardless of race, age or status, will have no problems getting access to a photo ID in this state," Walker said during an appearance at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
It's one of the biggest mysteries of Alzheimer's. The disease is associated with the formation of protein plaques in the brain, but why is it that some people with plaques seem not to have the disease? Research suggests that some people's brains are able to reorganise during the early stages of Alzheimer's, delaying the appearance of initial symptoms.
In the summer of 2004, Gov. Ed Rendell and top state lawmakers promoted legalized casino gambling as a way to provide historic relief from burdensome school property taxes. A decade later, slot-machine revenue has helped restrain the inexorable growth of a tax that homeowners love to hate, and completely eliminated it for thousands of low-income seniors.
Driven to serve others, Paul Stanley is a volunteer who brings senior citizens to various appointments as part of Helping Hands of Vegas Valley. His destinations weren't glitzy casinos or posh resorts.
Nursing home move avoided at the last minute Ten residents at St. Mary Healthcare Center were nearly displaced. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1tJQfmD Trilogy Health Services' misstep nearly displaced 10 senior citizens living at St. Mary Healthcare Center, causing 11 frantic days for the residents' families and caretakers.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:39 pm
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