OXFORD Town Hall hosted a day of events to promote dignity for the elderly – but at least one visitor said more needs to be done to make younger people show respect.
This week’s report on the treatment of the elderly is a timely reminder that we must radically rethink the way we view the older generation, says Joan Bakewell.
People who abuse the elderly would be placed on a registry to prevent them from getting jobs caring for seniors under a bill that has cleared a legislative panel.
February 1, 2011 —
NEW DELHI: India has finally woken up to the needs of the country’s elderly. With the number of people in the 60-plus age group in India…
January 27, 2011 —
A CARE worker stole her 92-yearold patient’s credit card whilst he slept -and then ran up a bill of nearly Pounds 2,000.
Margaret Mintz and Jody Winer know firsthand what it’s like to take care of an elderly family member. Their experiences inspired them to share what they’ve learned with others.
Lorraine and Sunny Pinnock are worried about the well-being of an elderly woman after the province’s public trustee revoked their power of attorney rights.
Thanks to Johann Hari (14 January) and to The Independent for headlining a shocking subject which merits much more front-page attention and constructive outrage than it usually gets. Every so often a burst of indignation pops up in the media but the indignation soon fizzles out.
January 12, 2011 —
A Consultation into the future of elderly people’s homes has been branded a “sham” after county councillors backed controversial plans to…
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — An elderly woman who suffers from dementia was robbed by nurses caring for her in her home, according to police.