2 Elder Abuse Shelters Open In Oakland County, First In MichiganOfficials say 90,000 older adults in Michigan are victims of elder abuse and neglect every year
Take The 'Sunday Dinner Pledge' To Help Support Meals On WheelsBert 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.
Yoga Offers Health Benefits To Local Seniors Staying In Shape"We can do 99 percent of our yoga postures from the chair..."
Should Older Detroit Citizens Arm Themselves? Seniors Talk Safety Concerns At SummitSome Detroit seniors, scared about safety in the city, are choosing to arm themselves,
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."
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.
Survey: More Americans Fear They'll Run Out Of Money In RetirementAaron Levine of the Bank of America says that children are often a priority put ahead of preparing for old age.
State Senator Proposes Stiffer Penalties For Crimes Against Seniors“Our elder population, they’re more vulnerable," says Virgil Smith,
Seniors Warned Of Scams Relating To Medicare & Affordable Care ActThe 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.
Scam Alert: Phony Cop Targeting SeniorsRedford police are looking for a man who's been pretending to be a cop to rip off local seniors.
Heat Advisory In Effect Wednesday & ThursdayThe National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in effect for all of Southeast Michigan beginning at noon Tuesday through midnight Wednesday.
Medical Alert Scam Targets SeniorsA new scam involves telemarketer-type calls to elderly people with medical issues.