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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

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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

Heat Advisory In Effect Wednesday & Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in effect for all of Southeast Michigan beginning at noon Tuesday through midnight Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2013

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Medical Alert Scam Targets Seniors

A new scam involves telemarketer-type calls to elderly people with medical issues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

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NASCAR Driver Jeff Gordon Joins Forces With Gleaners

NASCAR’s Jeff Gordon visited Detroit to kick off a month-long food drive with Gleaners and Quicken Loans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

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