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The Difficult Decision To Stop Driving

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?

05/19/2015

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Camden County Organization Looks To Pair Senior Animals With Senior Citizens

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.

04/07/2015

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Study: Trust Grows With Age

Perhaps it’s time to rethink the stereotype of the cranky old man.

03/24/2015

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Vulnerable Population At Risk For Community Acquired Pneumonia

Community acquired pneumonia attacks those who are vulnerable; either the very young or the elderly. Preventive care is key.

02/02/2015

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Early Onset Alzheimer’s Relatively Uncommon

While it’s true most people with Alzheimer’s are age 65 or older, some people get this disease at a younger age.

12/02/2014

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Let The Grandparents Watch The Kids

A Johns Hopkins study done four years ago found that grandparents watching children actually reduces the incidence of injury by 50% or more.

10/31/2014

Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing Target

In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.

09/11/2014

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Taking Guardianship When Seniors Can’t Manage Their Own Finances

By Amy E. Feldman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – If you think an elderly parent can’t make good decisions, what can you do about it? Boy that Donald Sterling is despicable. But is he incapable of making […]

08/28/2014

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1 Arrested In Connection With Series Of Robberies Targeting The Elderly

Authorities arrested 43-year-old Keith Perkins, of Philadelphia, on Monday.

08/26/2014

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Search Is On After Nearly A Dozen Robberies Targeting The Elderly In Northeast Philadelphia

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.

08/21/2014

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Seniors Who Exercise Reduce Risk Of Hospitalization

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.

08/14/2014

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Study: Is Owning A Dog The Secret To Feeling Younger?

According to new research out of Scotland, dog owners over 65 acted 10 years younger than their peers without pups.

07/18/2014

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Police Warning Mercer County Residents About Scam Targeting The Elderly

A scam involving elderly homeowners lured outside while a burglar takes cash and jewelry has now spread to the fourth community this month.

07/16/2014

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Accompany Seniors To Doctors Appointment

The next time an elderly loved one goes to the doctor for an appointment, try and take the time to go with him or her. There are several reasons.

06/24/2014

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