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PWD Impersonator Robberies

Thieves Impersonate Philadelphia Water Department Employees In String Of Daylight Robberies

“He said he was from the water department,” said an elderly woman who did not want to be identified. She is the most recent of at least four victims, all located near Bustleton Avenue.

12/11/2012

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Guarding Against Osteoporosis

People who have osteoporosis are at dramatically increased risk for fractures which, in the elderly, can lead to longterm health issues. So, how can this be prevented?

11/29/2012

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Cherry Hill Police Searching For Vehicle Involved In Hit-Run Accident

The Cherry Hill Police Department is reaching out to the public for help finding the vehicle wanted in a potential hit-and-run accident that injured a female jogger.

11/13/2012

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Legal Protections For Long Term Care

There are laws to protect seniors from the harm that can occur at long term care facilities. And, every state has an Ombudsman who can help.

11/13/2012

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Fake Utility Worker Steals Cash And Jewelry From Elderly Evesham Woman

Around 3:21 p.m. on Wednesday, the Evesham Police Department responded to a residence in the unit block of N Locust Avenue for a reported theft.

11/07/2012

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Police: Elderly Allentown Man Killed Son

Police say an 86-year-old man is behind bars after fatally shooting his son at the eastern Pennsylvania home they shared.

10/31/2012

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Neglect Of Care For The Elderly

A man was arrested in Pennsylvania on charges of criminally neglecting his elderly mother, causing her to suffer serious bodily harm. What is your legal obligation to an elderly family member?

09/14/2012

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Philadelphia, Camden County Residents Urged To Keep Eye On Elderly During Extreme Temperatures

The latest heatwave of the summer has descended on the Delaware Valley and agencies in Philadelphia and Camden counties are urging residents to keep an eye on elderly friends and neighbors in the extreme temperatures.

07/26/2012

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Early Indicators Of Alzheimer’s

Researchers studied the brains of more than 150 elderly individuals to determine whether amyloid beta plaques could be an indicator for Alzheimer’s.

07/17/2012

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Elderly Woman Dies After Crashing Her Car Into Building In Tredyffrin

The car reportedly crashed into the building at 961 Lancaster Avenue in Tredyffrin on Friday morning.

07/06/2012

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Elderly Woman Suffers Minor Injuries During Attempted Robbery In Gladwyne

Police say an elderly woman was robbed at a grocery store in Gladwyne on Tuesday.

05/29/2012

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Older Americans

The number of older Americans increased by 5.4 million since 2000 with 72% of the men married contrasted with 48% of women unmarried and 3.5% of that population is at or below the poverty level.

05/07/2012

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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

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Suspect Wanted For Attack On Elderly Woman In Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are looking for a suspect who allegedly attacked and beat up an elderly woman.

04/11/2012

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Expert Warns That Severe Cold Weather Can Easily Harm Elderly

The elderly are particularly vulnerable to extreme cold, and a geriatric expert is offering tips on keeping senior citizens safe.

01/04/2012

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