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4th Legionnaires’ Disease Death at Quincy Veterans’ Home

Another 29 people have been sickened due to Legionnaires’ at the Quincy veterans’ home.

09/01/2015

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Man Poses as Utility Worker, Steals Once Inside Homes

Police say several larcenies occurred in west St. Louis County between Aug. 7 and Aug. 9, where the suspect approached elderly female victims after they returned home from grocery shopping, then stole from them.

08/27/2015

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New Study Reveals Alzheimer’s Risk in Later Years

Local researchers may have discovered why people are more susceptible to Alzheimer’s in their later years.

07/31/2015

Elderly Man and Woman Smiling and Enjoying Something on Their Phone

Scammers Use Facebook to Steal Billions from Seniors

The “granny scam” accounts for a growing part of the estimated $2.9 billion seniors lose in financial scams each year.

06/17/2015

Vernon Bowers (Courtesy of the Missouri State Highway Patrol)

Police Ask For Public’s Help Finding Missing Elderly Chesterfield Man

Bowers is white with gray hair and blues eyes. He is about 5’8″ and 150 pounds. He was wearing a blue shirt and dark pants.

05/12/2015

LABRANG,CHINA - MARCH 05: A worshipper prays in front of Tibetan Buddhist monks during Monlam or the Great Prayer rituals on March 5, 2015 at the Labrang Monastery, Xiahe County, Amdo, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province, China. Labrang Monastery is one of the six great monasteries of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism and one of the largest outside of the Tibetan Autonomous Region. Monlam, the most important prayer event for many Tibetans was banned during the Cultural Revolution in China but once again in recent years it is celebrated in many areas. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Man Gets 10 Years in Prison in Attack of Monk

A 19-year-old St. Louis County man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for attacking an elderly monk.

04/01/2015

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Lawmaker Pushes for Cameras in Nursing Homes to Prevent Abuse, Neglect

A St. Louis-area woman says she would have put a camera in her husband’s nursing home room had she known what she knows now.

02/19/2015

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Missouri Senior Citizens Handbook is “One-Stop Shop” for Elderly Residents

The 72-page guide is jam-packed with useful information for older residents who are in need of legal assistance.

05/05/2014

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STL Village to Unveil Senior Living Project

A group of older residents in St. Louis will unveil a new effort that encourages like-minded seniors to coalesce into a village where they can live, work and shop.

04/10/2014

Police are looking for the man in this surveillance photo in connection with a scam in Clinton County (Courtesy: Clinton County Sheriff's Office

Police Warning Clinton County Residents About Building Work Scam

The Clinton County Illinois Sheriff is warning residents to be on the lookout for people preying on the elderly.

02/13/2014

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