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1 hr ago | The Age
Brugairolles, France: A British couple's dream of a quiet retirement in the sun of southern France turned into a nightmare when their neighbours walled them into their home.
1 hr ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek
How are Michigan's older voters feeling as we head toward the midterm elections? AARP did a survey to find out and the answer is anxiety and frustration.
CALL TO ARMS: A teenager learns about old-fashioned socialist values from her elderly housemate in this play responding to austerity culture.
An elderly woman is pictured in the birth village of Gavrilo Princip, the 19-year-old Bosnian Serb who gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 and lit the fuse for World War One, in Obljaj June 27, 2014.
RESIDENTS at Iffley Residential and Nursing Home were visited by animals and held fundraising events to highlight International Homeless Animals Day.
A former police inspector who fled the country and avoided arrest has had charges against him dropped because he is too unwell to face prosecution.
For the millions of patients suffering from Alzheimer's, sleep disturbances are an extra burden to their already delicate psyche.
A conwoman who picks on elderly men to scam them out of their money has been sentenced for doing the same thing for the fourth time in eight years.
CARE homes have been told to furnish residents' rooms with their own bedsheets, curtains and furniture in a bid to make them less "austere and alien".
Parents are better off having daughters if they want to be cared for in their old age suggests a new study, which finds that women appear to provide as much elderly parent care as they can, while men contribute as little as possible.
A family's nightmare: you hire someone to help care for your elderly parent and that person ends up stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The report by the ACLU of Nebraska criticizes officers for using the weapon against vulnerable people, who could suffer extreme physical and mental health problems as a result of the shock.
The number of older people working has declined since the end of the 19th century when the Victorians worked in physically-demanding jobs such as mining and farming into their 80s or 90s.
HOPATCONG - More than a dozen cats died in a fire sparked by a lit cigarette tossed into a trash can at a Hopatcong home on Sunday night, police said.
Carole Poole and Marc Evans were on duty at Glan Yr Afon Nursing Home in Merthyr Tydfil when the pensioner - known as Resident A - collapsed Two nurses have admitted failing to give emergency first aid to an elderly resident who later died, an NMC hearing is told.
Kidney injury can be added to the list of possible harms related to use of three antipsychotic medications often prescribed to treat behavioral symptoms of dementia in older adults, a new study finds.
Two shot and 31 arrested as violence descends on Ferguson for a NINTH night: State trooper hits out at 'violent agitators' using demonstrations to commit crimes as town resembles a war zone 'I only have two to three years left to live': Pope Francis speaks about his death as he hints at 'nerve problems' and early retirement 'Do not be fooled into ... (more)
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