As Seniors Face Holidays In Isolation, Experts Warn Anxiety, Depression Can Be DeadlyJeffrey Reynolds, executive director of the Family and Children's Association, says check in daily with seniors and ask probing questions, such as "did you eat today," "how are you feeling today" and "were you able to jump into the shower?"
Mets' 82-Year-Old Pitching Coach Showing Seniors Can Still Be Active And ProductiveCBS2's Steve Overmyer reports it’s not uncommon to be active while living in the 80’s.
103-Year-Old Becomes Oldest Person To Compete In U.S. Track Event, She Won Gold Too!She's running in the Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico this week. On Monday, she won gold in the 50-meter dash for her age group.
Seniors Seeing Student Loan Payments Taken Out Of Social Security ChecksMillions of Americans are having difficulty paying off their student loans, and some senior citizens are finding out what happens if they default on those loans.
Long Island Principal Accused Of Plagiarizing Yearbook Message To SeniorsThe words in the yearbook at Roosevelt High School in Roosevelt, Long Island, appear to be lifted from another school. While school officials said it was a clerical error, others have alleged it was plagiarism.
Seen At 11: The Secret To Living Beyond 100These are the new breed of seniors, living on their own well into their hundreds. And the secret to their longevity? Staying busy and having a positive outlook on life.
AG Schneiderman Launches Probe After United Healthcare Drops Over 2,000 DoctorsNew York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an investigation against United Healthcare, after the insurance company kicked some 2,000 doctors off their plan.
AARP Survey Shows Widespread Discrimination, Hardship Among NYC SeniorsWhen New Yorkers over 55 lose their jobs, it takes them about four months longer to find a new one than their younger counterparts, according to a new study by AARP.
Carmel High School Seniors Become Internet Celebrities As First Gay 'Cutest Couple'Two high school seniors from Putnam County have become Internet celebrities after a friend honored them not only as the first same sex couple not only to win the “cutest couple” award for their class, but to be allowed to run for the distinction at all.
Clarkstown Police Warn Of Apparent Larceny Scheme Targeting SeniorsThe alleged scheme involves contractors doing unsolicited work on residents' homes, the Clarkstown Police Department said.
Senior Citizens Hit Hard By High Electric Rates In New York CityThe numbers are in – New Yorkers are dishing out double for what most of the country pays for electricity, and if Con Edison gets its way, the rates could jump even higher.
Power Remains Out In Much Of LES High-Rise Complex, Residents FuriousWhile most of Manhattan had its power restored about four days after Superstorm Sandy, persistent power problems in some places continued to make life miserable more than two weeks later.
Opinion: Despite Obama Attacks Romney Will Win The Senior VoteObama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors' top concern is the economy's struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.
Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don't Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% ControversyRomney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.
Opinion: Mitt Romney Disdains Half The Country He Wants To Be President OfThe idea that 47 percent of Americans don't have "personal responsibility" or "care for their lives" is shockingly arrogant, even by Mitt Romney's standards.