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.
Meals On Wheels Delivery Driver Saves Man's LifeThree weeks ago, by chance, a delivery driver saved a man's life because of a Meals on Wheels last-minute change to the delivery schedule.
Elderly Man Found Dead In Hurst YardPolice believe he was the victim of a hit-and-run.
'Sandwich Generation' Worried About Their Own Long-Term CareCaught between kids and aging parents, the sandwich generation worries more than most Americans their age about how they'll afford their own care as they grow older.
Man Who Preyed On Elderly Sentenced To 24 Years
Elderly Citizens Are Calling The Streets HomeAs the baby boom generation ages we can expect the number of elderly homeless people on the streets to rise.
Displaced Elderly Residents Devastated After Deadly FireThe flames are now out at the Gatewood Apartments. Two people died there in an early morning fire. Now, many of the surviving residents are saddled with worry.