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Minnesota Nursing Home Defends Rapist: 89-Year-Old Victim Was a 'Flirt' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, women, violence, rape, elderly, safety, society, crime, health )

- 1971 days ago -
An elderly woman in Minnesota is seeking punitive damages against a nursing home that placed her in a mental health facility and protected her attacker after she was raped.
Fighting a McDonald's in Queens for the Right to Sit. And Sit. And Sit.
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, elderly, rights, McDonald's, ethics, society, news, sadness, police, law )

- 2009 days ago -
Shortly after New Year's Day, Man Hyung Lee, 77, was nursing a coffee in his usual seat in a narrow booth at a McDonald's in Flushing, Queens, when two police officers stepped into the fluorescent light of the restaurant.
*Take Action* Make Sure the Chained CPI Stays Gone
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, elderly, ethics, family, law, media, politics, rights, society )

- 2009 days ago -
Keep cuts to our earned Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid benefits out of your budget and State of the Union address.
Life and Death in Assisted Living - ProPubllica and Frontline Investigation - Video
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, death, dishonesty, elderly, family, government, health, investigations, law, media, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 2043 days ago -
As more and more elderly Americans choose to spend their later years in assisted living facilities, FRONTLINE and ProPublica examine whether this loosely regulated, multi-billion dollar industry is putting seniors at risk? Part 1 of 4.
Pledge to Help Feed Starving Elderly Americans ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, elderly, protection, suffering, hunger )

- 2167 days ago -
Millions of older Americans lack the resources to afford meals, and many of them are going to bed hungry tonight. Pledge to stand with AARP and become an advocate to end senior hunger.
Eight Elderly Men Held Captive in Houston Home Under 'Prison'-Like Conditions
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, elderly, society, news, law, safety, rights, americans, abuse, humans, violence, health )

- 2190 days ago -
Police arrived at a home on the 8600 block of White Castle Lane to find the door had been nailed shut and that several people had been kept in the garage, with one victim saying he had been held captive in the home for more than 10 years.
*TAKE ACTION* Mr. President, Please Do Not Cut Social Security!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, CPI, elderly, freedoms, government, politics, safety, society, Social Security )

- 2292 days ago -
Chained CPI explained in 2 minutes. Please sign. Watch short video from Robert Reich.
Hate Crimes: A Rape Every Minute, a Thousand Corpses Every Year
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, crime, culture, death, education, elderly, ethics, freedoms, gayrights, government, humans, law, media, murder, news, politics, religion, police, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

- 2363 days ago -
There' a pattern of violence against women that's broad and deep and incessantly overlooked.
Keep An Eye on Some of the Best Organizing Going On in America: 6 Activist Projects to Watch
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, education, elderly, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, media, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 2483 days ago -
Getting out the vote is great, but year-round, season in and out, grassroots activists create campaigns whose wins and losses don't get trumpeted across all the news networks.
Grannies Decline to Be Starved -- With Video
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, dishonesty, education, elderly, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, society )

- 2486 days ago -
That nice young Ryan boy dropped by the AARP convention on Friday to assure the various grannies that his zombie-eyes were not really planning to starve them. The grannies seemed to be less than convinced that zombie-eyed granny-starvers indeed do not->
ACTION ALERT! Take a Quiz, Feed the Hungry!!
Society & Culture  (tags: food, feeding, hungry, Feeding America, elderly, poverty, americans, children, activists, family, health, humans, safety, society )

- 2900 days ago -
Take our 10 question Food Quiz, For every question you get right, Kraft Foods Foundation will donate $1 to Feeding America
Deficit Death Panel
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, elderly, family, freedoms, government, media, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, senoir citizens, society, social security system )

- 3232 days ago -
I know the conservatives want to cut "entitlements" but literally killing off old people seems extreme even for them. But they seem to think that the elderly are being profligate spenders on health care and so they need to "take responsibility" and pay ->
A Reminder That Laughter Is The Best Medicine
Society & Culture  (tags: elderly, laughter, caring )

- 3234 days ago -
Mary has a great poem to share about Home Instead. "Home Instead" is a senior's home in Omaha Nebraska. A resident, Mary Maxwell was asked to do the invocation at their convention. Please share this with others if you will.
India: No Country For Old People?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, ethics, culture, India, senior citizens, elderly, family, rights )

- 3274 days ago -
Stories about India these days tend to focus on the new India -- young, dynamic and with a rising GDP. But like many other parts of the world, India is graying rapidly. But services for the elderly there haven't kept pace.
Former Security Guard Arrested for Assaulting An Elderly Couple
Society & Culture  (tags: breaking in, hitting, robbed, elderly )

- 3413 days ago -
SAN ANTONIO - A man is in jail tonight after police say he attacked and robbed an elderly couple with mace and a taser Friday night

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