84-Year-Old Texan Accused Of Killing 80-Year-Old NeighborInvestigators say an 84-year-old Central Texas man has been accused of using a cane to beat an 80-year-old neighbor then fatally shooting the victim during a years-long dispute.
2 Hurst Men Jailed Following Scam On Elderly WomanThe two men are accused of scamming the 84-year-old woman, who was walking with a cane, out of $1,000 for cleaning and sealing vinyl siding on her home.
Ceremonial Groundbreaking At New North Texas Food Bank LocationThe North Texas Food Bank is kicking off a $55 million fundraising effort to expand operations. Organizers say you can stop hunger while building hope.
Report: Texas Nursing Homes Offering "Shamefully Poor" CareA new report by AARP Texas describes the conditions at nursing homes across Texas as "shamefully poor".
Fort Worth Elderly Man Saved From House FireAn elderly man was rescued from a burning home in south Fort Worth in the 2100 block of Andrew Avenue.
Farmers Branch PD Warning Senior Citizens About 'Squirrel' ScamThere's a strange scam being committed across the city of Farmers Branch that has criminals using dead squirrels to trying and trick people out of their money.
Handymen, Home Care Helps Seniors Trying To Age In PlaceResearchers say an innovative program that combined home fix-ups and visits from occupational therapists and nurses improved low-income seniors' ability to care for themselves in their own homes.
New Push To Keep Seniors In Home, Community-Based ProgramsThe federal government is pushing states to keep more low-income seniors out of nursing homes and, instead, enroll them in home and community-based programs.
Changes Weighed To Federal Program For Ailing, Aging InmatesThe federal panel that sets sentencing policy is weighing changes to a program that permits an early prison release for certain elderly and sick inmates.
Dallas Police Locate Missing 70-Year-Old WomanPolice in Dallas have located a missing woman and she is now safe back at home.
Who's Too Old For Major Treatment? Age Not Always A BarrierVery old age is no longer an automatic barrier for aggressive therapies, from cancer care like the former President Jimmy Carter has received, to major heart procedures, joint replacements and even some organ transplants.
Using Sight And Sound To Trigger Dementia Patients' MemoriesNursing homes and assisted living facilities are increasingly using sight, sound and other sensory cues to stimulate memory and provide a touch of the familiar for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.