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  1. What You Must Know About Medicaid and Long-Term CareRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

    You must have low income and virtually no assets to qualify for Medicaid. But even if you are nowhere near the thresholds when you or your spouse first needs care, you may meet them soon after paying for a nursing home.

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  2. Mystery over death of elderly woman who drowned in garden pondRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    An 88-year-old woman drowned in a shallow garden pond after going into the garden in her nightdress, a coroner has been told. Former school laboratory technician Eileen Meredith was found dead by her daughters when they arrived at her home to take her out for lunch, the Bournemouth inquest heard.

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  3. Dr M, Don't Shame Senior Citizens: It's not senility but 'perverse...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

    Tun Dr. Mahathir is at it again - thumbing his nose at civil and rational society, declaring that he sees no harm in Perkasa President, Ibrahim Ali's Bible-burning call. Mahathir said it was not a problem calling for the Bible to be burned as long as there were good intentions.

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  4. Aortic Valve Replacement Appears Safe, Effective in Very Elderly PatientsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newswise

    Chicago - Aortic valve replacement can safely be used to treat severe aortic stenosis in patients age 90 years and older and is associated with a low risk of operative stroke and mortality, according to a study in the November 2014 issue of The Annals of Thoracic Surgery . The elderly population in the US is steadily growing.

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  5. June Catherine Wines, 91, of Old Tappan, died Oct. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    June Catherine Wines, 91, of Old Tappan, passed away on Oct. 20. Born in West Hoboken, she was a 50-year resident of River Vale before moving to Old Tappan five years ago. June was a legal secretary prior to her retirement.

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  6. A 5bn fund to boost care for elderly in their homes: Cash aimed at...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... dues to $100 fees for being late to events, how sororities are bankrupting students A 5bn fund to boost care for elderly in their homes: Cash aimed at preventing 160,000 admissions to casualty Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced last night that ...

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  7. Nursing home delays to extend until the New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    The crisis in the Fair Deal nursing home scheme will force an elderly person who applies for funding today to wait until March before it comes through, leaving them a 13,000 out of pocket. Health Minister Leo Varadkar said yesterday that money for the scheme, which subsidises weekly nursing home fees of around a 1,000, has not run out, but it will be January before its budget for 2015 kicks in.

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  8. Clothing found on body in San Bernardino matches description of missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    SAN BERNARDINO >> Clothing on the partially decomposed body of a woman found Tuesday in a lot north of the 10 Freeway matches clothing of an elderly woman missing since Oct. 19, police said Wednesday. Mary Heffernan, 85, reportedly walked away from her room-and-board facility in the 1400 block of East Sycamore Lane in San Bernardino on Oct. 19, police said.

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  9. How I plan to dieRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

    ... Roker, she returned to her hotel room, took a nap and died. Who wouldn't want to go out that way? And yet, for many elderly people, the reality of life at 86 doesn't involve marathons, but frailty, physical disability or Alzheimer's, straining the ...

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  10. Elderly Fairview Twp. man who wandered away diesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Authorities conducted a two-day search for Earl Calhoun, 88, from the 1100 block of Pinetown Road, Fairview Township. An 88-year-old man, who suffered from Alzheimer's disease and was found after a two-day search in Fairview Township , died in the hospital Wednesday, according to Fairview Township police.

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  11. Review: 'We Are Not Ourselves' and other debut Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... of the awkwardness and uncertainty of young courtship and budding sexual awareness. In another story, "LIMBs," an elderly woman with Alzheimer's is fitted with bionic legs and undergoes a neural stimulation procedure to repair her damaged brain. In ...

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  12. Seniors is it sucide to die with dignity or the right to die how you choose?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... This new constitutional so-called right to die involves the ability to terminate those at the end of life. Many are elderly or disabled, or lack an individual "quality of life" or whose care is determined to be pointless. The very first U.S. court ...

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  13. Health-care-overhaul doubts ease for insurersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    The nation's biggest health insurers entered last fall cautious about a major coverage expansion initiated by the health-care overhaul, the federal law that aims to cover millions of uninsured people. Investors and company executives were worried because they didn't know how expensive new customers from the overhaul would be for insurers.

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  14. Less than half of doctors in insurance directories may be availableRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... The U.S. requires private insurance plans offered through Medicare (the government-run insurance program for the elderly and disabled) and through exchanges set up by the Affordable Care Act to offer plan participants a variety of doctors. They add ...

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  15. Wetherspoons pub proposal divides opinion in North WalshamRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

    Campaigners against a "crazy idea" to turn council offices into a pub have warned it would make life hell for elderly and frail neighbours. Pub giant JD Wetherspoon is proposing to buy the New Road offices in North Walsham, home of the town council, and turn them into a restaurant and bar at a cost of 1.6m.

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  16. Sleep disturbances linked to higher Alzheimer's risk in menRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Elderly men with self-reported sleep disturbances run a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease than men without self-reported sleep disturbances, says a study. "We demonstrate that men with self-reported sleep disturbances run a 1.5-fold higher risk to develop Alzheimer's disease than those without reports of sleep disturbances during a 40-year follow-up period," said lead researcher Christian Benedict from Uppsala University in Sweden.

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  17. Moy is the leader we needRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... for Fairfielders, answering their calls for help. I love her energy, positive outlook, her work with our youth and elderly and even little things like cleaning neighborhoods on the weekends. When women were attacked in Cordelia and Green Valley, she ...

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  18. Concord Police Log: Tip Leads to DUI Arrest; Money Stolen from Nursing Home Resident; Lost DogRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... stolen from a residence on Nutmeadow while the owner was out of town for two weeks. 12:27 p.m. A caller said an elderly man in all black clothing was peering into cars on Main Street. The man told police he was simply admiring newer-model cars. 2:06 ...

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  19. Moldaw Residences Celebrates Fifth Anniversary and Full OccupancyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Moldaw Residences, an innovative retirement community in Palo Alto, is celebrating a major milestone. The senior residents gathered with staff and board members to commemorate the five-year anniversary and the community's reaching 100 percent occupancy.

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  20. GE Retirees Living in Pittsfield Don't Have Medicare Advantage Plan ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Your News Now

    Senior citizens who are former GE employees living in Pittsfield were told in September their Medicare coverage would be moved to another company, but that company does not offer a Medicare Advantage plan in the area. Jim Vasil has the story.

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