PENSIONERS are being forced out of hospital and face the risk of being readmitted because they have no help to cope at home, a report reveals today.
As the holiday and festive season looms, so may the despair of a significant number within our community. For most in families, managing busy full and frantic lives, the plight of elderly persons living alone behind closed doors ...
Every day, more than 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 and join the ever-expanding ranks of senior drivers in the United States.
Elderly people say they feel much less tired than teenagers and younger adults, according to a surprising new study that tracked how nearly 13,000 Americans rated their exhaustion. Click to Continue »
A carer has been jailed for two years for defrauding her elderly employer out of £50,000.
Campaigners for the elderly have launched a new effort to warn politicians against scrapping pensioners' benefits including bus passes and winter fuel payments.
Seniors who need health care but do not want to be institutionalized will soon have the means to be looked after at home, Quebec Health Minister Réjean Hébert said Friday.
In 2001, there were just 8,000 people in their late 80s and 90s who declared they were cohabiting without being married but the number has now jumped to 16,000, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Two years ago, Kara Janes was a resident of Lakewood Continuing Care Center, wheeling herself around the Waterville nursing home with a limp right side and oxygen tubes strung across her face. Janes was a healthy graduate student at the University ...