It could mean no more having to check up on Mom or Dad every morning: Motion sensors on the wall and a monitor under the mattress one day might automatically alert you to early signs of trouble.
A man has been arrested in connection with the slaying of an elderly man early Saturday morning. Allen Wayne Yater, 40, was arrested on a capital murder charge late Saturday night.
A welfare check for an elderly Dallas woman leads police to begin searching for a possible murder suspect.
Every odd-numbered year, the Texas health and human services commissioner appears before state lawmakers hungry to cut spending on Medicaid.
More than 1 million Americans wind up back in the hospital only weeks after they left for reasons that could have been prevented — a revolving door that for years has seemed impossible to
Organizers with Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County say their situation has become critical. The non-profit has a shortage of volunteers to deliver food to the elderly, sick and shut-in.
A female Texas death row inmate facing execution this month for the fatal stabbing and bludgeoning of a 71-year-old woman has lost an appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court.
A federal judge in Dallas has ordered 10 years in prison for the final defendant in a $13 million investment scheme mainly targeting the elderly.
Texas officials are exploring the possibility of paroling the state’s most infirm inmates to secure nursing homes to save on the high cost of meeting their medical needs.
A recent review found older drivers face a hodgepodge of state licensing rules that reflect scientific uncertainty and public angst over a growing question: How can we tell if it’s time to give up the keys?
Investigators in North Texas are looking for a couple they say are taking elderly people’s credit cards by luring them away from their homes.
James Blessing is a veteran who spent his whole career in construction. The 78-year-old is now in the hospital. He was overcome by headaches and pain that even he couldn’t bear after a week.