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.
As Deep Freeze Sets In, People Urged To Help Most VulnerableOn Thursday, cold weather records were set from Arkansas to Maine, and the cold air will linger through the weekend, reaching as far south as Texas and the Florida Panhandle.
Volunteer Shortage Impacting Meals On WheelsNow that summer volunteers have gone back to school and work, Meals on Wheels Tarrant County has a shortage of meal-delivery volunteers.
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.