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David Madden
September 27, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Sulaimon Kadelu of North Jersey man is in custody in Burlington County after he was accused of scamming an elderly woman online, all in the name of love — and $125,000. Read more here.
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Holding on the railing to prevent falling.
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KYW Staff
September 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Medical Report: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of three adults age 65 and older fall each year.
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Ellyn Gottlieb
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Jim Melwert
June 04, 2019 - 2:29 pm
MEDIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 58 year-old Havertown woman has been charged in the death of her mother, as authorities say she drained her bank account and failed to care for her, letting her live in a home with conditions described as deplorable. Patricia Gottlieb, 83, was taken out of the David...
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Mayor's Centenarian Celebration
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Paul Kurtz
June 01, 2019 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — "I'm 106, right?" joked Ruth Hopson, who isn't even the oldest of Philadelphia's centenarians. Goldye Johnson has her beat by one year, but she wasn't able to attend this year's 19th annual Mayor's Centenarian Celebration, a ceremony that has had a growing attendance...
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Gloria Frances Byars
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Cherri Gregg
April 30, 2019 - 4:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office announced charges Tuesday against a Delaware County woman who allegedly bilked thousands of dollars from the elderly. Gloria Frances Byars has been charged with multiple counts of theft, theft by deception, receiving stolen...
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Duke of Edinburgh
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March 06, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Even a monarch can't stop his elderly parent from driving. How can you? Can you imagine the family dinner at Buckingham Palace after 96-year-old Prince Philip was caught driving without a seat belt two days after flipping...
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This Nov. 1, 2017 file photo shows prints of some of the Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and stir up tensions around divisive social issues, released by members of the U.S. House Intelligence committee.
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January 09, 2019 - 3:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharing false information on Facebook is old. People over 65 and ultra conservatives shared about seven times more fake information masquerading as news on the social media site than younger adults, moderates and super liberals during the 2016 election season, a new study finds...
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Corporation For Aging regional conference
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Hadas Kuznits
September 26, 2018 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The most pressing issues faced by Philadelphia's elderly population are being discussed in a three-day conference, which began Wednesday morning at the Philadelphia Corporation For Aging. More than 500 participants are expected at the regional conference that offers...
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2018 Delaware County Senior Games
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John McDevitt
August 02, 2018 - 5:55 pm
DREXEL HILL, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of senior citizen athletes celebrated the end of the 2018 Delaware County Senior Games earlier in the summer. The oldest participant, 102-year-old Sye Brandman, won a gold medal in singles bowling. "I usually win because there's no one in my [age]...
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An elderly woman holds a poster reads "Want to Retire, it's time to change the authority!" during a rally protesting retirement age hikes in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 28, 2018.
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July 28, 2018 - 12:02 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators have rallied throughout Russia to protest plans to substantially hike the age at which Russian men and women can receive their state retirement pensions. A crowd estimated at more than 10,000 attended a protest in Moscow that was called by the...
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