Compared with adults ages 65 to 74, adults ages 85 and older faced 16 times the death risk from falling.
According to the Delaware County DA, 60-year-old Catherine Allman, of Philadelphia, stole the funds from both the elderly and the estates of the deceased over a 10-year period while she was working at Iron Workers Bank.
Just when do you ask a parent to give up the keys to the car and stop driving? And – just when do you face the decision yourself?
Numerous studies have shown the benefits of owning a pet late in life, and now, a Camden County animal shelter is helping senior pets and senior people pair up.
Forty really is the new 20.
Perhaps it’s time to rethink the stereotype of the cranky old man.
Community acquired pneumonia attacks those who are vulnerable; either the very young or the elderly. Preventive care is key.
While it’s true most people with Alzheimer’s are age 65 or older, some people get this disease at a younger age.
A Johns Hopkins study done four years ago found that grandparents watching children actually reduces the incidence of injury by 50% or more.
In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.
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Authorities arrested 43-year-old Keith Perkins, of Philadelphia, on Monday.
Police in Philadelphia are asking the public for help finding a man who’s been robbing elderly victims after they’ve made withdrawals from banks in the east and northeast sections of the city.
Regular exercise is the gift that keeps on giving. And now, medical journals are reporting that exercise could reduce the risk of hospitalizations, especially among seniors.
According to new research out of Scotland, dog owners over 65 acted 10 years younger than their peers without pups.