Senior Citizen

Decomposing corpses found in Brooklyn home

Two elderly women were found dead — their bodies severely decomposed — in their Brooklyn home Friday afternoon, cops said.<p>The pair, both in their …

New York City

Dumfries OAP's seven-hour wait for ambulance due to high demand on service

Diabetic pensioner Eric Watson had potentially dangerous blood sugar levels<p>A diabetic Dumfries pensioner had to wait more than seven hours for an …

Disease

Singaporeans divided on how to fund social spending for elderly: IPS survey

SINGAPORE: There is little consensus among Singaporeans on how higher social spending for the elderly should be funded, a study conducted by the …

Retirement

The U.K. now has a minister for loneliness

Before she was assassinated in 2016, British lawmaker Jo Cox established a commission on loneliness and pushed the government to appoint a minister …

Theresa May

Unlicensed driver caused OAP's death and tried to blame crash on her husband

An unlicensed and uninsured driver killed an 84-year-old woman before trying to blame the crash on her husband<p>Beatrice Jones initially only appeared …

Crime

Addison police: Elderly woman's purse taken by force

Police in west suburban Addison are looking for the person who stole an elderly woman's purse Sunday morning.<p>The woman's bag was "forcibly taken" …

Policing

Suspect sought in robbery of elderly woman at Seabrook, N.H. Market Basket

SEABROOK, N.H. (WHDH) — Police in Seabrook, New Hampshire identified the suspect wanted for robbing an elderly woman at a Market Basket on …

Boston

Pensioner forced to have painful surgery with no anaesthetic while sat in chair at A&E

<b>A pensioner was forced to have surgery to remove a painful cyst without any anaesthetic – because there were no beds available.</b><p>Chris Carter said that …

Anesthesiology

Elderly man headbutts teenager on late night tram

Shocking video of an elderly man headbutting a teenage commuter on the Gold Coast has emerged online.<p>An altercation broke out on a Surfers Paradise …

Crime

Elderly man stuck outside in just his long johns rescued by neighbour

An elderly Penetanguishene man was rescued by his neighbour after getting stuck outside wearing only long underwear.<p>Alexandra Dalrymple had just …

Old Age

Elderly couple attacked by swarm of bees

An elderly couple had to be transported to hospital on Saturday afternoon after being stung multiple times by a swarm of bees in Witpoortjie in …

Bees

China to establish barrier-free transport system by 2020

China is looking to establish a service system for barrier-free transport by 2020, according to the Ministry of Transport (MOT).<p>A guideline on …

News (China)

Police rule no evidence to back claims of OAP’s hospital neglect

The family of a woman who died at a borough hospital have vowed to fight on after a police review found no evidence of criminal activity.

Manchester

TensorFlow for R

This is guest post contributed by Matt Dancho, CEO of Business Science. The post was originally published on the Business Science blog.<p><b>Customer churn</b> …

Data Science

Photo 14 of 14 in A Super-Insulated Home in Japan Brings Comfort to an Elderly Couple - Dwell

Photo 14 of 14 in A Super-Insulated Home in Japan Brings Comfort to an Elderly Couple. Browse inspirational photos of modern homes.

Japan

Lothian Buses driver fined after OAP fell when he moved off too quickly

A BUS driver left an 86-year-old passenger with a cut to the head after he drove off too quickly from a stop.<p>William Fraser was behind the wheel of a …

Edinburgh

Carpio declines House invite for Sereno impeachment hearings

MANILA - Unlike three of his colleagues at the Supreme Court (SC) who testified at the House Justice Committee hearings on the impeachment complaint …

Judiciary

Airbag For Your Hips Could Save Lives Threatened By Falling

Each year, thousands of elderly suffer from hip fractures that greatly affect their quality of life, but new technology may soon be used to change …

Old Age

Ex-bank official from Mumbai falls prey to vishing call, cheated of ₹40,000 by imposter

In possibly the first case of vishing fraud this year, a 70-year-old retired bank official was duped of Rs40,000 by a fraudster who posed as a bank …

Indian Penal Code

Helite Hip’Air: Airbags for the Elderly - Technabob

At first, I thought this was a joke. Then I checked the calendar and it wasn’t April yet. Turns out, this is very real and even though it seems a bit …

Old Age

Bryan Box Of ’13 Reasons Why’ Arrested For Allegedly Stealing From The Elderly

Bryan Box of <i>13 Reasons Why</i> recently ended up getting arrested for allegedly stealing from the elderly. <i>Us Weekly</i> shared the details about what …

Crime

13 Reasons Why Actor Accused of Stealing from Elderly People: 'It Is a Horrible Thing to Do'

An actor who appeared in a minor role on Netflix’s <i>13 Reasons Why</i> has been charged with burglarizing elderly people in the San Francisco Bay area, …

Crime

Senior citizen overcharged by hospital for minor suture

SAN PEDRO CITY — A Batangas City senior citizen is seeking help after he was charged more than P200,000 for an overnight stay for suture at a …

Philippines

OAP lies 'bleeding in the street for two hours' during 'scandalous' wait for ambulance

Alda Morelli's family were forced to ignore medical advice and move her in out of the cold after ambulance failed to turn up - despite cops also …

Elderly woman goes outside to seek husband; both die in extreme cold in Exeter, Ont.: OPP

EXETER, Ont. – Provincial police and the coroner’s officer continue to investigate the deaths of an elderly couple in southwestern Ontario on …

Exeter

Did history forget the elderly? New research finds people in the Middle Ages regularly lived to 70

A belief that people in the Middle Ages did not live to old-age has been dismissed by an archaeologist.<p>Christine Cave has used a new method of dating …

News (Ireland)

Here’s what one state is doing to help workers caring for elderly parents

What happens when you need to take care of your parents and elders on top of doing your job? According to the AARP, 42% of U.S. workers have provided …

AARP

Surviving S. Korean wartime sex slavery victims fall to 31 as 1 dies of old age - Xinhua

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- The number of surviving South Korean victims to Japan's wartime sex slavery fell to 31 as one victim died of old age Friday.<p>…

News (China)

Elderly woman taken from nursing home

Old Age

Good citizens rescue an elderly person from a burning bus

A bus burst into flames in Yibin City, China, trapping an elderly person inside. Fortunately, bystanders jumped in to rescue the remaining passenger. …

Old Age