A nursing home patient has confessed that he murdered his 73-year-old roommate at a Palmetto Bay nursing home, according to Miami-Dade Police.
In Florida’s battle against Alzheimer’s, the disease is winning, according to a new report.
With more than a year and a half to go until the 2014 Florida gubernatorial election, Governor Rick Scott appeared to be in full re-election campaign mode as he dropped in on a senior citizens center Wednesday in Miami’s Little Havana section. Ironically, the center and others like it, was among programs the governor and legislature took the budget axe to in 2011 and 2012.
For decades, elderly veterans have poured $100,000 a year, on average, into the Miami VA System. Thanks to a new partnership between that system and Miami Jewish Health, a less expensive option is now available.
Two elderly people were injured Saturday afternoon – collateral damage from a two-car accident.
Needy senior citizens will have a happy Thanksgiving, thanks to firefighters with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.
Two county agencies have teamed up to implement a new program that provides lifelong companionship for independently living seniors while providing homes for abandoned dogs and cats.
Dozens of residents living in the Palm Towers building in North Miami-Dade were evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a kitchen fire on the 11th floor.
A Broward County woman lived almost a century before being victimized by a crime that left her almost half a million dollars poorer, allegedly ripped off by two home health care aides she thought she was paying $15 per hour.
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – Claude Pepper, the South Florida congressman known as a champion for the rights of the elderly, was named Monday by Governor Scott to the new Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame. He joined two others honored for their efforts to champion Human Rights in Florida.