Senior Citizens

DeKalb County Shelter Planning Facility For Aging Pets Of SeniorsAnimal-loving senior citizens will no longer have to choose to give up their pets without ever seeing them again, if the DeKalb County Board approves a proposed animal shelter addition.
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Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing TargetIn 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.
Tripping Seniors On Purpose To Stop Future FallsResearchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it's not some kind of warped practical joke. The experiment is among techniques being studied to prevent falls, the leading cause of injury in older adults.
Agricultural Students Cooking, Serving Thanksgiving Dinner For SeniorsStudents at a Southwest Side high school have been putting their lessons into practice, as they work to provide Thanksgiving meals to 300 senior citizens on Tuesday.
Two Injured In Kenwood Senior High Rise Fire Two elderly people were injured in a fire in a high-rise building in the South Side Kenwood.
Survey Finds Senior Citizens Driving Wrong CarsNearly 90 percent of senior citizens are driving a car that doesn't fit their aging needs.
State Lawmakers Seek New Prescription Drug Aid Program For SeniorsLawmakers who say the state health care cuts went too far are trying to move the pendulum back.
Man, 75, And Woman, 62, Found Brutally Murdered Blocks ApartPolice remained on the scene Wednesday morning after two people over the age of 60 were found brutally murdered in their homes about six blocks away from each other on East 90th Street.
'Circuit Breaker' Tax Break For Seniors Falls Victim To Budget CutsGov. Pat Quinn says he did not want to kill the state of Illinois’ Circuit Breaker property tax grant program for low-income senior citizens, but he says he had little choice.
Officials Warn Seniors Of Potential ScamsThe Illinois Attorney General's office and a West Side alderman teamed up Wednesday to warn seniors about consumer fraud.
Nursing Homes Protest Quinn's Planned Medicaid CutsRepresentatives of Illinois nursing homes say Governor Pat Quinn's proposed cuts in Medicaid funding will devastate the industry and could leave seniors homeless.
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