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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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AARP Holding Anti-Hunger Event Next Week in Center City Philadelphia

The advocacy group AARP is seeking to tackle hunger among older Americans. To that end, it is holding a fundraiser at the Shops at Liberty Place.

11/10/2011

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects many people as they get older, often with their knees.

10/06/2011

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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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Heat Wave Creates Busy Emergency Rooms

With the mercury soaring into the upper 90s on Tuesday, the fourth day in a row of 90-plus temperatures, emergency room doctors were getting some extra work.

07/12/2011

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