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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

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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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Tri-County Seniors Invited To Free Day At Detroit Zoo April 24

Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a free day at the Detroit Zoo on Senior Day, Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013

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80-Year-Old Woman Has No Plans To Retire

If you are the type of person who can’t wait to retire to the good life, you may be surprised meet Judy Hurd.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2013

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Detroit Cuts Ribbon On $40M Retirement Neighborhood

There’s a brand new option for senior assisted living in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

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Oldest American Is 113-Year-Old Inkster Woman

Jeralean Talley, who was born May 23, 1899, is the third-oldest person in the world

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2013

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