- Women killed in Iowa murder-suicide identified Updated: May-03-16 1:06 pm
DANVILLE, Iowa - Authorities say the two women killed by a southeast Iowa man who then killed himself were his estranged wife and her mother.
- In Easton, it takes a village to build a community Updated: May-02-16 11:09 am
EASTON, Pennsylvania - A resident of Easton's historic College Hill for nearly 30 years, Mary Liz Colley, at 70, is starting to think about how she will continue to stay in the home where she raised two sons and the neighborhood where she enjoys walking quiet, tree-lined streets.
- Nursing homes starting to offer more individualized menus Updated: May-02-16 3:22 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - There is a growing trend among the nation's 15,600 nursing homes to abandon rigid menus and strict meal times in favor of a more individualized approach toward food.
- State Rainy Day Fund to restore library, senior center cuts Updated: Apr-30-16 12:34 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Budget cuts of about $1 million each to Arkansas libraries and for senior citizen centers will be restored with money from the state's Rainy Day Fund, according to legislative leaders.
- Developer seeks to build senior housing in Portsmouth Updated: Apr-28-16 4:40 am
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - Developers have applied for variances to construct a 38-unit "age-targeted" residential complex for seniors along the U.S. Route 1 Bypass in Portsmouth.
- West Point seniors show off their projects Updated: Apr-28-16 12:40 am
WEST POINT, New York - Some West Point cadets in their senior year will be showing off their research projects.
- Man charged with killing 2 residents of senior apartment Updated: Apr-26-16 10:52 pm
LYONS, Illinois - A resident of a suburban Chicago senior housing complex has been charged with murder in the stabbing deaths of two other residents.
- GOP pushes tax credits as California budget work heats up Updated: Apr-26-16 3:12 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - As the deadline approaches for Gov. Jerry Brown to release his revised budget proposal, Senate Republicans are advocating a series of tax breaks they say would help low-income families.
- Kansas to delay consolidation of home services for disabled Updated: Apr-26-16 1:51 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas is delaying a planned consolidation of seven programs providing in-home services for the elderly and disabled until spring 2017.
- Advancing treatments help people find their voices again Updated: Apr-26-16 1:36 pm
PITTSBURGH - By the end of last summer, Thomas Kikta could no longer control the gurgling, raspy sounds that came from his throat when he sang.
- 3 Eagle Butte men sentenced for burning down church Updated: Apr-22-16 6:55 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says three Eagle Butte men have been sentenced to time in prison for their roles in burning down a 98-year-old church on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation.
- Medicare aims to foster critical care talks with doctors Updated: Apr-20-16 11:48 am
Medicare wants more doctors and patients to talk about the tough care decisions that must be made if a person becomes seriously ill or incapacitated.
- Man gets 35 years for killing elderly neighbor with hammer Updated: Apr-15-16 5:11 pm
TOMS RIVER, New Jersey - A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing his elderly neighbor with a hammer, meaning he won't be freed until he's at least 90 years old.
- Homicide investigation underway at New York homeless shelter Updated: Apr-15-16 4:29 pm
NEW YORK - Police say they are investigating the death of a man inside New York City's main intake shelter for homeless men as a homicide.
- Report: Pilot changed course to avoid clouds before crash Updated: Apr-15-16 10:24 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - The pilot of a commuter plane that crashed in southeast Alaska had said he was going to take an alternate route due to cloudy weather before the plane went down, according to a preliminary accident report.
- Panel OKs parole for former Manson cult member Van Houten Updated: Apr-14-16 9:48 pm
CHINO, California - A California panel recommended parole Thursday for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten more than four decades after she and other cult members went to prison for the notorious killings of a wealthy grocer and his wife.
- The Latest: Parole recommended for Ex-Manson family member Updated: Apr-14-16 7:39 pm
CHINO, California - The Latest on former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten's bid for parole (all times local):
- Canada's new assisted suicide bill doesn't allow visitors Updated: Apr-14-16 3:33 pm
TORONTO - Canada on Thursday introduced a new assisted suicide law that will apply only to citizens and residents, meaning Americans won't be able to travel to Canada to die.
- Douglas County also issues air quality warning Updated: Apr-14-16 10:50 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Douglas County has joined Lincoln and Lancaster County in issuing air quality warnings.
- Woman pleads not guilty to stealing from seniors in her care Updated: Apr-14-16 9:18 am
VENTURA, California - Ventura County prosecutors say a 23-year-old Oxnard woman has pleaded not guilty to stealing from two senior citizens while working as their caregiver.
- San Francisco 99-year-old facing eviction can stay for now Updated: Apr-13-16 2:03 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - For now, 99-year-old Iris Canada can keep climbing the stairs to the apartment where she has lived for more than 60 years, sitting on her red sofa and surfing the TV channels.
- NY office, Astor heir, urge blowing whistle on elder crimes Updated: Apr-12-16 10:33 am
ALBANY, New York - New York has confirmed more than 7,000 claims from crime victims over age 60 in the past three years, though state authorities think many more older New Yorkers face unreported injuries, thefts and abuse, often by caregivers.
- California woman celebrates 70 years on the job Updated: Apr-11-16 11:02 am
OAKLAND, California - Monday begins Elena Griffing's 70th year on the job with the same San Francisco Bay Area company.
- Museum program touches hearts, minds of the elderly Updated: Apr-11-16 9:20 am
FITCHBURG, Massachusetts - The concept of art therapy is not new.
- Tax exemptions for needy seniors granted for pricey homes Updated: Apr-10-16 11:16 am
SEATTLE - The Seattle Times has found some property tax breaks designed for needy seniors have been granted to some pretty expensive King County homes.