Elderly Newswire (Page 9)

Elderly Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Elderly (Senior Citizen). (Page 9)

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  1. Newcastle City Council to decide on plans for 900 new homes across the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chronicle Live

    Plans have been submitted to Newcastle City Council for 280 private rented flats at Forth Banks by developer Panacea Property Developments Newcastle. Plans for more than 900 new homes across Newcastle could be approved by councillors next week - and more than half are proposed student flats.

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  2. Elderly Bradenton Man Reported MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Mulford, 86, was last seen at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday outside his home in the 5100 block of 4th Ave. Dr. N.W. in Bradenton. Deputies say Mulford suffers from dementia and has had heart issues in the past that make it important for him to avoid the sun for long stretches.

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  3. Aging with Care | People who need peopleRead the original story

    Tuesday | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    Close relationships give us energy, both physically and emotionally. So what happens when we lose these loving relationships? In my work with the elderly, I know one of the hardest issues faced is the loss of a spouse or a close, long-term friend.

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  4. CBO: Short term good, long term blahRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bellingham Herald

    ... for government coffers. The not so good: Absent some change in policy, mandatory spending on programs for the elderly and net interest on the debt will gobble up an ever-greater percentage of government spending. While deficits are down this year, ...

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  5. Movie Review: 'I'll See You In My Dreams'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Psychology Today

    ... beside the pool, periodic telephone calls and visits from her adult daughter, and the faithful companionship of her elderly golden retriever round out what looks like a peacefully idyllic existence. At second glance, it looks like Carol is not so ...

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  6. Study: Flu shots can benefit senior citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WOIO

    A new study by Brown University found flu vaccines that are a good match for that year's strain of the flu can reduce deaths and hospitalizations among those living in nursing homes. Some health experts have questioned whether flu shots benefit seniors, saying it's difficult to prove the shots could be lifesaving because a flu vaccine isn't always a good match for that year's strain of the flu.

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  7. Caretaker accused of sexual misconduct with elderly womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KIDK CBS 3

    A caretaker at a northern Idaho assisted living facility has been accused of sexually assaulting two bedridden residents at the center. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports 49-year-old Phillip Ray Smalley was arrested Saturday on two counts of forcible sexual penetration by use of a foreign object and two counts of abuse of a vulnerable adult.

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  8. Flu Vaccine Protects Nursing Home Residents, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Health.com

    There has been debate about the effectiveness of flu vaccination in this group of patients, but the findings show that they are beneficial, according to researchers at Brown University in Providence, R.I. "This study evidences protection for an elderly population for whom vaccine efficacy has been questioned. Annual vaccination is the only way to maximize the benefit of vaccine, no matter what the age," study co-author Dr. Stefan Gravenstein, an adjunct professor of medicine and health services, policy and practice, said in a university news release.

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  9. Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: StudiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Health.com

    Neither exercise nor supplements such as fish oil don't seem to do much to help keep older folks mentally sharp, two new studies found. The reports, published Aug. 25 in the Journal of the American Medical Association , cast doubts on two strategies purported to keep older brains younger and healthier.

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  10. Treating dementia across the world will cost a trillion US dollars...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    ... chance of having dementia has actually declined by 22 per cent in Britain in the last two decades - but the growing elderly population means that overall numbers of people with the disease have stayed almost level. The global cost of dementia, which ...

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  11. Mayor Walsh Launches Seniors Save ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | City of Boston

    ... "This is an exciting new program from Mayor Walsh for Boston seniors," said Commissioner of Affairs of the Elderly Emily Shea. "Every winter we hear from many people struggling to afford their rising heat bills and this program will help seniors ...

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  12. Former President Jimmy Carter announced last week that melanoma has spread to his liver and brain.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Philly.com

    Anyone who knows how rough cancer treatment can be may wonder about former President Jimmy Carter's decision to fight his melanoma with drugs and radiation - at 90. Cancer experts say new ways of combating cancer - plus new ways of thinking about aging - are changing the equation when doctors evaluate the elderly for treatment. "Aging is an incredibly heterogeneous process," said Andrew Chapman, an oncologist at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital who runs a program that focuses on the special needs of geriatric cancer patients.

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  13. Omega-3 Supplements Don't Improve Memory: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TIME.com

    ... study, published in JAMA , researchers found no such benefit when they explored the supplement in a group of 3,073 elderly people at risk of developing macular degeneration, a condition that causes vision loss with age. What set this study apart was ...

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  14. How bridge players keep an active mind with club meetings "You are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... communication and cooperation with a partner. Bradford Bridge Club has around 200 members. They are mainly elderly although the game can be played by people of all ages. It has been introduced at some schools across the UK as the skills it uses can ...

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  15. Katrina: A 10-Year ReviewRead the original story

    Tuesday | Dissident Voice

    ... Police deserted their duties. The attendants and staff of at least one nursing home fled, leaving the infirm and elderly to struggle or die. And almost everywhere was the inhumane greed of thousands who filed false claims, set up phony Katrina ...

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  16. On Native Ground'Doubt Industry' Muddies the Climate Change DebateRead the original story

    Tuesday | American Reporter

    The Philadelphia Eagles honored reserve quarterback and admitted dog-killer Michael Vick with an award for courage. Yes, you read that right.

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  17. On Native GroundWHY Reward Fat Cat Bankers? Move Your MoneyRead the original story

    Tuesday | American Reporter

    Going on under our noses - and mostly being ignored by anthropologists - is a great cross-cultural mash-up between Haitians, Jamaicans, African-Americans and Africans and the elderly white Americans they care for - many of them Jewish - in places like south Florida. Although many of these elderly people have never had a relationship with someone from a different culture in their life, they sometimes find themselves living with one when they're at their weakest and most vulnerable.

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  18. Democrats call LePage's efforts to help senior citizens hypocrisyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangor Daily News

    ... for doctor visits, preventative care, ambulance services and prescriptions with deductibles, and the Drugs for the Elderly program, which helps senior citizens with annual incomes of $21,774 or less, pay for medicine. Rep. Linda Sanborn, D-Gorham, ...

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  19. Conman who faked coma admits bid to pervert course of justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Argus

    ... the court - which he (Mr Knight) now accepts was false." Those comments were made after it emerged Mr Knight took elderly neighbour Ivor Richards for every last penny between 2008 and 2009. As well as forging cheques and emptying an ISA savings ...

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  20. Silver Alert Issued For Elderly Dewey WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Dewey Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for an 84-year-old woman who was last seen leaving her home Monday afternoon. They say Clark suffers from dementia.

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