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Some of the Hardest Hit: The Elderly
Society & Culture  (tags: elderly, sernior citizens, retirement, pensions, investments, poverty )

RC
- 2033 days ago - nytimes.com
Read some stories of American seniors and retirees and how they're being affected - and will be affected - by the mess of the US economy. Gives one pause...
Centenarians Sisters Robbed By Tricksters - UK/England
Society & Culture  (tags: uk, england, sisters, elderly, women, thieves, burglary )

Chrissy
- 2258 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Two centenarian sisters have been robbed at their home by a gang posing as water company officials. Alice and Annie Horsman, who are 100 and 106, were targeted by two men and a woman at their home in Rochdale, Lancashire.
Grandmother Dies After Brutal Backyard Bashing - Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: australia, victoria, elderly, woman, burglar, death, murder, robberyviolence )

Chrissy
- 2266 days ago - news.com.au
AN elderly Melbourne woman has died in hospital after being brutally bashed by an intruder in an attack she kept secret for nine days, fearing another attack. Grandmother Josephine Cesnick, 76, was pottering about in the backyard of her home in Templewood
When Granparents Are Left To Parent - Growing Issue
Society & Culture  (tags: Elderly, adults, childern, welfare, concern, economy, health concerns, medical issues, family, money )

RED
- 2463 days ago - clintonnc.com
He and his wife Delphine, 84, are responsible for taking care of two of their grandchildren, Shamara, 8, and Elijah, 7. "It is hard because we are both on fixed incomes," explains Delphine, "but, God has blessed us so far."
   

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