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Fort Worth Police Catch Elderly Bank Robber

Forth Worth police announced they apprehended a suspect in connection with the robbery of the Chase Bank at 1523 S. University Drive in Fort Worth.

10/02/2013

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Meals On Wheels Provides More Than Food During Brutal Summer Heat

Volunteers at Tarrant County Meals on Wheels say they see the same scene play itself out almost every summer: an elderly person suffering through unimaginable heat in their home

08/07/2013

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Struggling To Stay Cool In The North Texas Heat

Not everyone has access to the cooling waters of a splash park and pool. For many people, battling the heat is a matter of life and death.

08/06/2013

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High-Tech Gadgets Monitor Seniors’ Safety At Home

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.

07/10/2013

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Man Charged In Connection With Death Of Elderly Man

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.

05/05/2013

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Elderly Dallas Woman Found Dead In Apparent Botched Burglary

A welfare check for an elderly Dallas woman leads police to begin searching for a possible murder suspect.

03/11/2013

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Most In Texas Medicaid Are Children Or Elderly

Every odd-numbered year, the Texas health and human services commissioner appears before state lawmakers hungry to cut spending on Medicaid.

02/16/2013

An Intensive Care Unit patient is comforted by her daughter. (credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

No One Fix To Slow Hospital Readmission Epidemic

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

02/10/2013

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Situation Critical For Local Meals On Wheels Organization

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.

CBSDFW.COM–01/28/2013

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Texas Woman Set To Die Loses At US Supreme Court

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.

01/07/2013

An elderly job seeker fills out a job application. (credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Last Defendant In Dallas-Based Scam Gets 10 Years

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.

01/07/2013

An inmate waits for the bars to a dorm at a minimum-security facility in Texas to be opened. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Texas May Put Elderly, Sickest Inmates In Nursing Homes

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.

10/03/2012

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