Nursing Homes Misuse Drugs To Control Residents, Report ClaimsA scandalous new report is claiming that nursing homes across the U.S. are misusing prescription drugs in order to control the behavior of elderly patients with dementia.
Philadelphians Learn How To Protect Elderly From Financial ScammersThe National Adult Protective Services Association hosted their 7th Annual Summit on Elder Financial Exploitation.
Risk Of Deadly Fall Increases With AgeCompared with adults ages 65 to 74, adults ages 85 and older faced 16 times the death risk from falling.
Philadelphia Woman Charged With Stealing From Elderly And Deceased Bank CustomersAccording 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.
The Difficult Decision To Stop DrivingJust 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?
Camden County Organization Looks To Pair Senior Animals With Senior CitizensNumerous 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.
Research Claims Elderly People Of Today Are Cognitively Fitter, Happier Than In The PastForty really is the new 20.
Study: Trust Grows With AgePerhaps it’s time to rethink the stereotype of the cranky old man.
Vulnerable Population At Risk For Community Acquired PneumoniaCommunity acquired pneumonia attacks those who are vulnerable; either the very young or the elderly. Preventive care is key.
Early Onset Alzheimer's Relatively UncommonWhile it’s true most people with Alzheimer’s are age 65 or older, some people get this disease at a younger age.
Let The Grandparents Watch The KidsA Johns Hopkins study done four years ago found that grandparents watching children actually reduces the incidence of injury by 50% or more.
Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing TargetIn 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.