Stories tagged: senior citizens
Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 2 a.m.
Federal agents took down an alleged Medicare scam Friday that exploited seniors’ curiosity about genetic medicine by enticing them to get their cheeks swabbed for unneeded DNA tests. Medicare was …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 11:34 a.m.
Faced with an aging American workforce, companies are increasingly navigating delicate conversations with employees grappling with cognitive declines, experts say.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Remember the scene in “It’s a Wonderful Life,” when the retractable floor over the gym swimming pool slides open during a dance? Residents at Trilogy at Tehaleh, an active-adult community …
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Across the country, older adults and retirees are stepping up to the lifeguard chair – a job that historically has been a rite of passage for high-schoolers and college students.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 12:05 p.m.
Senior citizens identifying as LGBTQ now have a new group to make friends and discuss community issues.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Seniors are snapping up so many lifetime passes good for U.S. national parks and other recreation areas ahead of a steep price increase later this month that some government agencies …
Tue., July 4, 2017, 7:21 a.m.
Wilhelmina Delco learned to swim at 80. Harold Berman is in his 67th year practicing law. Mildred Walston spent 76 years on the job at a candy company. And brothers …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
For the first time in Canada’s history, there are more seniors than children.
Sun., April 24, 2016, 4 a.m.
The number of older homeless people is growing, spurred by low-wage jobs and lack of affordable housing.
The number of people age 50 and older who are homeless is growing. Many of the newly homeless held low-wage or unspecialized jobs during their working lives and are running …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2012
I’ve always looked up to senior hunters, even before I began aging precariously close to their ranks. But tell me: At what age does a sportsman deserve a special Geezer …
Mon., May 6, 1996
Operating out of an office in her home, Colleen O’Dowd strives for compatibility between elderly clients and care providers. Photo by Jesse Tinsley/The Spokesman-Review
Mon., May 6, 1996
Cecelia Kelly crosses the finish line as relatives cheer her on. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review
Thu., Oct. 26, 1995
Forgive me if I scare you. Bob Dole says I mustn’t do that. The presidential contender talked this week about a “transparent campaign to scare Americans.” One day, he said, …
Tue., July 11, 1995
The needs of older Idahoans will be discussed at an open house Wednesday. The purpose is to gather comment for the Idaho Commission on Aging in a three-year state plan …
Thu., March 9, 1995
Rep. Clyde Boatright’s bill to rename the Idaho Office on Aging to the Idaho Commission on Aging passed unanimously Tuesday, and now goes to the House. The bill also would …