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1 hr ago | KSL-TV

Prize scheme affects elderly, but resources available

Whether by phone, by mail or by computer, Canadian con artists are infiltrating the minds of many elderly people and tricking them into parting with their life savings.

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Related Topix: Family

5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Missing elderly man with dementia found on Athens Transit bus

An elderly man Athens man with dementia who had been reported missing has been found on an Athens Transit bus.

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Related Topix: Family, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

10 hrs ago | Bury Free Press

Bury St Edmunds man jailed for taking thousands of pounds from elderly mother - to pay for phone sex

A man who took more than 15,000 from his 85-year-old mother's bank accounts has been jailed.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England, Family

11 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Inkster water main break affects senior citizens, library

Crews work to repair a water main break that has cut water to a senior housing complex and the city library in on Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Family, Inkster, MI

14 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

Prosecutors: Northern NY hospital to pay $750,000

Federal prosecutors say a hospital in northern New York has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle allegations that it submitted 1,900 improper Medicare claims.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Family, Carthage, NY

17 hrs ago | ProPublica

Fanny Pack Mixup Unravels Massive Medicare Fraud Scheme

Two secretaries in a doctor's office have pleaded guilty and a pharmacy owner faces charges in a scam that Medicare allowed to thrive for more than two years.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Family, Miami, FL

21 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Scientists investigate the cause of memory impairment in Alzheimer's...

We are now a step closer to having a drug that can cure dementia and memory loss.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Family

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Police: Man shoots, kills pit bull

An aggressive dog on the loose or an unprovoked attack on an innocent pet? An Allentown woman is demanding answers after a man shot and killed her dog on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Family

WCNC-TV Charlotte

McCrory says he'd veto Senate pay plan

Governor Pat McCrory said in a statement late Thursday afternoon that he would veto any budget that would cut teacher assistants or throw "blind, elderly, disabled and those with Alzheimer's disease" off Medicaid.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Family, Mecklenburg County, NC

KLAX

Leesville Woman Arrested for Defrauding Elderly Woman

Vernon deputies arrest a Leesville woman for reportedly defrauding an elderly woman in a nursing home.

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Related Topix: Family

The Daily Democrat

Trial remains on schedule for Davis teen accused of murder

Daniel Marsh, 16, was joined by Public Defender Ron Johnson at a status conference.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Family

CBS Local

Bucks County Extends Hours For Senior Centers During Post-Storm Outages

Officials in Bucks County indicate they are moving quickly to help senior citizens in the wake of power outages in the lower part of the county following last night's severe storms .

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Related Topix: Bucks County, PA, Family

The Northern Echo

Schools close as thousands of public sectors workers strike over pay

Members of Unison, Unite, GMB and the Public and Commercial Services Union have walked out alongside colleagues in the National Union of Teachers and the Fire Brigade Union .

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Related Topix: Libraries, Family, Personal Finance, Pension, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

The Fresno Bee

Clovis police search for missing elderly woman

Cpl. Jim Munro of the Clovis Police Department said that Patsy Martin, 79, was following a family member home when she failed to take the Ashlan exit.

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Related Topix: Clovis, CA, Family

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WHAS11

Grimes blasts McConnell on Medicare but star of new ad unaffected

Alison Lundergan Grimes' first attack ad of the 2014 U.S. Senate race criticizes Sen. Mitch McConnell's record on Medicare, featuring a retired Eastern Kentucky coal miner who questions a failed 2011 budget measure which would have privatized the federal health insurance program for senior citizens.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Eastern, KY, Family

New York Daily News

Nursing home resident sent to prison for killing roommate

An elderly man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for beating his 71-year-old roommate to death with a wheelchair footrest at a Queens nursing home.

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Related Topix: Family, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Rockaway-Park, NY

Sunherald.com

Nazi suspect denied bail in US on German warrant

Defense lawyers argued that 89-year-old Johann "Hans" Breyer is in frail health and deteriorating in prison.

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Related Topix: Family

CBS Local

Body Found In Washington Co. Field May Be Missing Elderly Man

Pennsylvania State Police in Washington County reported that a body was found in a field on Daniel's Run Road at Brady Road in Scenery Hill.

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Related Topix: Family, Washington County, PA, Scenery Hill, PA, Sports

This is Local London

a New care home for the elderly is to be built at in Ryefield Avenue, Hillingdon.

Ryefield Court will be home to 58 full-time residents and will include dementia care.

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Chickasha Daily Express

Elderly woman accused of killing her 89-year-old husband

An 83-year-old woman, described as "a loose cannon" by her landlord, has been arrested in this Buffalo suburb for beating her 89-year-old husband to death.

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Related Topix: Family

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