elderly

Senior care
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Lynne Adkins
May 22, 2020 - 11:04 am
If it has become time to get some extra help for your elderly parent living with you, it is possible, even now during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Senior citizen smiling while reading card
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Kimberly Adams
April 12, 2020 - 2:06 pm
A Burlington County woman has found a way to bring smiles to the faces of some elderly seniors who have been isolated or quarantined during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Coronavirus economy
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Kristen Johanson
April 06, 2020 - 1:31 pm
Stimulus checks are expected to be deposited right into Americans’ bank accounts this week, but authorities warn the public to watch out for scammers who may try to virtually pickpocket your information. Read more here.
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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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