VALPARAISO | An 84-year-old Portage Township woman and her adult daughter lost $1,000 in an elaborate scam involving a claim that a family member was in legal trouble in Mexico, according to Porter County police.
LANSING | Lansing police said they are seeing a resurgence of a scam targeting elderly residents with teenage grandchildren calling them for help, according to a news release.
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HAMMOND | A community activist was canvasing the North Hammond neighborhood Friday night offering a reward for information to help capture men who stole money from a 100-year-old woman.
My brother and I had a plan for our aging parents. The plan was they would not age. They would never need to move from the house where they have lived for 45 years.
The Obama administration is saturating our senses selling a faulty and biased rendition of the negative social worth of the elderly. Old folks who are treasures of acquired wisdom through life experience are depicted as undesirable, burdensome and to be scorned.
At least one-third of hospital patients older than 70 leave more frail than when they arrived, and many become too weak to go home.
Patients Bob Landorf, left, and Anthony Pazzur walk the corridors with volunteer Barb Diedrich on Feb. 8 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill. Northwest Community has a new program that pairs patients with hospital volunteers, who get patients up out of bed and moving, a…
Dina Lipowich, director of Medical Nursing and Inpatient Geriatrics at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill., discusses the hospital's new program she helped develop, that pairs patients with hospital volunteers, who get patients up out of bed and moving, and also act as bu…
Look for a change in mobility: is your parent sitting in the same place all day?
Police in five Lake County communities are seeking three Chicago men believed responsible for forcing their way into elderly residents' homes in broad daylight before confining and robbing them.
CHICAGO | Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is warning seniors and their families of a scam involving middle-aged women earning the trust of older men before draining them of thousands of dollars.
VALPARAISO | When it's time for older Americans to downsize, it's a task that places enormous pressure on the senior as well as family members involved.
Senior couple meets with a friendly financial adviser.
VALPARAISO | Senior citizens who want to work can learn if they qualify for Experience Works from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Wednesday at the Banta Senior Center, 605 Beech St., Valparaiso.
Diane Craft's plan for helping elderly residents in and around Hammond always has seen East Chicago as a missing service area.
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