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Legislation Aims To Curb Elder Abuse In Michigan

Citing the abuse of an estimated 80,000 Michigan senior citizens, the state Senate today introduced a series of bills that would toughen the penalties for those convicted of committing fraud on the elderly.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2011

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St. Mary Mercy Livonia: A Leader In Senior Care

The state of Michigan’s first Senior Emergency Room is about to celebrate its first anniversary. St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia opened a Senior ER in July 2010, answering the needs of an aging population and enhancing their care experience.

06/09/2011

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Joslin Diabetes Center at Providence: Helping diabetics live longer, healthier lives

Diabetes is the fifth deadliest disease in the United States and, while death rates from heart disease, stroke and cancer have declined, deaths associated with diabetes have risen 45 percent since 1987.

05/23/2011

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Doctor: For Shoes, Choose Fit Over Fashion

Too often when we shop for shoes, fashion wins out over fit and function. Dr. Michael Schey says that’s a habit we need to break.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2011

WWJ’s ‘Financial Fitness’ Video Webinars Continue On Thursday

WWJ’s Financial Fitness Webinar continues on Thursday, April 14. Take advantage of this convenient and free opportunity to learn about investing strategies for times of chaos, like we find ourselves in today.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2011

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Botsford Hospital Offers Free Cancer Screening

Botsford Hospital Cancer Center will offer FREE colorectal cancer screening this Saturday.

03/26/2011

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Doctors: Don’t Ignore Your Immunizations

If you have a compromised immune system and are getting into the later years of life, it’s strongly recommended that immunization against influenza be obtained every fall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2011

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Community… Security… Dignity… Experience

These factors and much more play an important part in making the right choice in senior living for yourself or a loved one. At Waltonwood, a Singh Senior Living Community, we are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of care and luxury living our residents have come to expect from the Waltonwood name since we began in the 1980’s.

02/04/2011

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Free Prostate Cancer Screening In Ferndale

More than 200,000 men in the U.S. were diagnosed with prostate cancer last year. Yet men who are most at risk sometimes do not realize the need for regular screenings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2011