senior citizens


Senate OKs Bills Aimed At Protecting Seniors

Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday said he supports legislation aimed at protecting senior citizens and other vulnerable adults from nursing home abuse and financial exploitation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2011

WWJ Photo/Bill Szumanski

Firefighters Control Blaze At Senior Citizen Complex

At least one unit of a senior citizen complex in Hazel Park w damaged by fire Friday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2011

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Tri-County Seniors Invited To Free Day At Detroit Zoo

Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a day at the Detroit Zoo on Senior Day, Wednesday, Sept. 7.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2011

Kevin Hatman of the Michigan Humane Society and Nala (photo: WWJ-TV)

Issues With Getting Older, And Nala Makes Her Detroit TV Debut

My dog Nala stops by on this week’s “Street Beat” to show the importance of companionship between animals and seniors. We also talk about problems that arise as we grow older.

CBS 62–05/12/2011

Republicans Explore ‘Hybrid Pension Tax’

Unable to pass Governor Rick Snyder’s controversial pension tax, Senate Republicans are now exploring new options to create revenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2011

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Working Retirement The Plan For Many Seniors

The AARP says a new survey shows that many people in the 50- plus age range plan to continue working past retirement age.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2011

Seniors Say “No” To ‘Granny-Tax’ On Pensions

As Michigan faces a 1.4 billion dollar deficit, Governor Snyder has proposed taxing pensions, much to the dismay of area senior citizens.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2011

As Boomers Age, 1 In 5 Drivers Will Be Oldsters

Baby boomers begin turning 65 in January, and experts say keeping those drivers safe and mobile is a challenge with profound implications.


Study Finds Alarming Scam Rate For Detroit Seniors

New Wayne State University research shows older adults are being swindled at an alarming rate— one in ten Detroit residents over age 65 reports being scammed.


Mail Service Restarts At Detroit Seniors Building

Mail delivery halted this week at a Detroit senior citizens apartment building recently treated for a bed bug infestation is expected to resume in time for some residents to receive Social Security and other monthly […]