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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 950–10 hours ago

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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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