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2 Elder Abuse Shelters Open In Oakland County, First In Michigan

Officials say 90,000 older adults in Michigan are victims of elder abuse and neglect every year

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2015

Grandparents And Grandchildren Eating Meal Together In Kitchen (istock)

Take The ‘Sunday Dinner Pledge’ To Help Support Meals On Wheels

Bert Copple, owner of Home Instead Senior Care in Birmingham, says that times have changed since Sunday dinners at Grandma’s house — that more and more seniors are eating alone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2015

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Yoga Offers Health Benefits To Local Seniors Staying In Shape

“We can do 99 percent of our yoga postures from the chair…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2015

Detroit seniors attend a safety summit on Belle Isle. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Should Older Detroit Citizens Arm Themselves? Seniors Talk Safety Concerns At Summit

Some Detroit seniors, scared about safety in the city, are choosing to arm themselves,

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2014

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Free Home Safety Checks For Seniors During National Safety Month

“A recent study found that nearly a third of the ER visits by seniors to hospitals deal specifically with falls or similar emergencies.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2014

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Gov. Snyder Announces Initiatives For Michigan Seniors

“Ensuring that more older adults have the opportunity to be healthy, independent and productive individuals in age-friendly communities that support their needs will be critical as the state plans for the future,” Snyder said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

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Survey: More Americans Fear They’ll Run Out Of Money In Retirement

Aaron Levine of the Bank of America says that children are often a priority put ahead of preparing for old age.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

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State Senator Proposes Stiffer Penalties For Crimes Against Seniors

“Our elder population, they’re more vulnerable,” says Virgil Smith,

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2014


Seniors Warned Of Scams Relating To Medicare & Affordable Care Act

The Better Business Bureau has established a program called Senior Scene which encourages senior citizens to be on the lookout for scams targeting seniors and to report them to authorities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2013

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Scam Alert: Phony Cop Targeting Seniors

Redford police are looking for a man who’s been pretending to be a cop to rip off local seniors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2013