Senior Citizens All the latest news affecting senior citizens and the elderly, with releases covering health issues such as health insurance and long-term care plan options, as well as financial considerations and retirement issues. Find stories about wellness and fitness programs and brain-health initiatives, along with announcements of community support, outreach, and social events. Also included are releases regarding the financial performance and corporate structures of companies specializing in products and services for the elderly.

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Jan 20, 2017, 09:34 ET Match 6 Jackpot Ticket Worth $900,000 Sold in Luzerne County

A Luzerne County retailer sold a jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Match 6 Lotto ticket worth $900,000 from the Thursday, January 19, drawing....


Jan 19, 2017, 11:00 ET Lifestory Research Reports: Trilogy by Shea Homes Recognized by Home Shoppers as America's Most Trusted Active Adult Resort Home Builder for Fifth Consecutive Year

Shea Homes Trilogy has been identified as the Lifestory Research 2017 America's Most Trusted® Active Adult Resort Home Builder for the fifth...


Jan 19, 2017, 08:35 ET Pro-GeneX and MedTek21 Launch Innovative Program for Long-Term Care Providers to Reduce Adverse Drug Events in High-Risk Patient Populations

Pro-GeneX, LLC powered by MedTek21 today announced an innovative program for long-term care providers to manage medication risk for their patient...


Jan 18, 2017, 10:07 ET National Competition Awards Three Programs Benefiting Alzheimer's Caregivers

For the ninth consecutive year, organizations with outstanding programs that meet the needs of caregivers for people with Alzheimer's disease have...


Jan 18, 2017, 09:33 ET Record Cash 5 Jackpot Shared by Tickets Sold in Allegheny, Beaver, Lehigh Counties

A game-record Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot of just over $2 million from the Tuesday, January 17, drawing was shared by three winning tickets...


Jan 18, 2017, 08:35 ET SafeGuardian Announces Advanced CareCaller™ Senior Help Alert Devices

Statistics show that while one in three seniors will experience a fall this year, many more will require non-emergency routine assistance....


Jan 17, 2017, 16:59 ET AARP Ohio Commends Council Member Sittenfeld For His New Golden Cincinnati Initiative

The new Golden Cincinnati initiative announced by Cincinnati City Council Member P.G. Sittenfeld included several key measures ranging from an...


Jan 17, 2017, 12:33 ET Older Adults Can #AgeWell Using Social Media Tips

Mather LifeWays, a thought leader in providing solutions and residences for older adults, announces a recent initiative sharing research-based tips...


Jan 17, 2017, 12:08 ET AARP Outlines Priorities to President-elect Trump

In a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump, AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins outlines AARP's priorities for Americans age 50 and older including...


Jan 17, 2017, 10:03 ET $2 Million Game-Record Cash 5 Jackpot Up for Grabs

Excitement is building for tonight's record Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot of $2 million, the largest top prize offered in the game's nearly...


Jan 17, 2017, 08:00 ET Principium Health Appoints Steven R. Counsell, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer

Principium Health, a leading provider of home-based primary care services for health plans and health systems, announced today the appointment of...


Jan 17, 2017, 04:00 ET CarePatrol Ranked #1 Senior Placement Franchise in the Nation

Gilbert-based CarePatrol Franchise Systems announced its national recognition for the seventh consecutive year as the #1 Senior Placement Franchise...


Jan 16, 2017, 15:57 ET Social Security Battle Now Trump And Dems Vs Congressional Repubs, write Robert Weiner, former White House spokesman/House Aging Committee Director and senior policy analyst Ben Lasky

Former White House Spokesman Robert Weiner, former Director of the House Aging Committee, and senior policy analyst Ben Lasky argue in an op-ed...


Jan 13, 2017, 11:12 ET Glaucoma: The Sight Thief

Most Americans do not realize that glaucoma typically has no early warning signs or symptoms. Glaucoma affects 2.7 million people in the United...


Jan 13, 2017, 08:40 ET Dating VIP Supports Senior Dating With Website Network

Fully localized senior dating services are now available from Dating VIP via SeniorNext.com, an innovative network of localized online resources...


Jan 12, 2017, 13:22 ET AARP: Governor Cuomo Aims to Make NY First Age-Friendly State in Nation

Governor Andrew Cuomo is aiming to make New York the first Age-Friendly state in the nation, and AARP today praised the Governor for his leadership...


Jan 12, 2017, 09:00 ET New Research Finds EarlySense's Contact-Free Technology to be 92% Accurate Compared with Gold Standard Polysomnography

EarlySense, the market leader in contact-free continuus monitoring solutions, announced today new research that confirms high accuracy of its home...


Jan 12, 2017, 08:30 ET New Free Service, 70 Strong, Launches in January for Mid-peninsula Older Adults

Older adults, ages 70 and up, have a free handy new resource to discover and learn about valuable activities and services throughout the community....


Jan 12, 2017, 07:12 ET FirstLight Home Care Makes Entrepreneur's Franchise 500® List

FirstLight Home Care, a national provider of non-medical home care, was recently named to Entrepreneur's 2017 Franchise 500 list®. The company...


Jan 12, 2017, 06:00 ET Honor™ Bolsters Los Angeles-Area Caregiver Training With Resources From The Alzheimer's Association

Honor™ (www.JoinHonor.com), the fast-growing tech-powered home care company focused on providing high-quality home care for older adults in Los...


Jan 12, 2017, 06:00 ET Honor™ Bolsters San Francisco-Area Caregiver Training With Resources From The Alzheimer's Association

Honor™ (www.JoinHonor.com), the fast-growing tech-powered home care company focused on providing high-quality home care for older adults in the San...


Jan 12, 2017, 06:00 ET Honor™ Bolsters Dallas-Fort Worth Area Caregiver Training With Resources From The Alzheimer's Association

Honor™ (www.JoinHonor.com), the fast-growing tech-powered home care company focused on providing high-quality home care for older adults in...


Jan 12, 2017, 06:00 ET Honor™ Bolsters Caregiver Training With Resources From the Alzheimer's Association

Honor™ (www.JoinHonor.com), the fast-growing tech-powered home care company focused on providing high-quality home care for older adults, today...


Jan 11, 2017, 11:47 ET Pennsylvania Secretary Osborne Hosts Roundtable Discussion Regarding the Risks of Senior Prescription Drug/Opioid Use

Today, Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne hosted a roundtable discussion with older Pennsylvanians and public officials...


Jan 11, 2017, 10:47 ET Legislature Approves Bill Strengthening Law for Illinois' Working Family Caregivers and Employers

Thousands of working caregivers in Illinois received a wonderful gift for the New Year: not only did the Eligible Leave for Employee Caregiving...