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(Barbara Mancini of Philadelphia, right, leaves the office of magisterial district judge James Reiley in Pottsville, Pa. in August 2013 after her preliminary hearing on a charge of aiding a suicide.   Photo by Nick Meyer, used with permission of the Republican-Herald)

Expert Advises Caregivers How To Avoid Assisted-Suicide Entanglements

As a Philadelphia nurse faces up to ten years in prison for allegedly helping her terminally ill father kill himself, an expert on the subject of assisted suicide is warning that the practice is fraught with legal dangers.

09/18/2013

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3 On Your Side: Elderly Still Renting Home Phones

Do you have landline phone in your home? Well some consumers could be paying hundreds of dollars a year more than they have to and you won’t believe the reason why.

04/27/2012

(Jeanette Liggons, right, takes part in an eduction seminar for senior citizens run by the Philadelphia DA's office.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Part 2: Elder Fraud, Undetected or Unreported

“The elderly are vulnerable because they’re alone, and a lot of time they’re isolated and they’re looking for some type of interaction,” notes one expert.

03/07/2012

3-On Your Side: Diabetic Supply Scam

They’re being pressured to accept medical supplies that in many cases they don’t want or even need! 3 On Your Side has a warning for seniors and their families.

01/13/2012

(credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Website Offers Advice And Resources For Caregivers Of The Elderly

The Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly in Philadelphia or CARIE has launched a website to help caregivers

07/31/2011

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