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Lenore Zimmerman, 85, said she was strip searched at JFK airport.  (Source: CBS4)

S. Fla. Grandma Says She Was Strip Searched At JFK

A grandmother who winters in Florida and was heading to Fort Lauderdale said Saturday she was injured and humiliated after a strip search on by agents at JFK Airport.

CBS4–12/03/2011

elizabethreilly

Woman, 85, Set To Graduate From Broward College Next Month

The college years came seven decades years later for a South Florida great-grandmother.

CBS4–11/22/2011

(Source: CBS)

Police: Fla. Woman, 87, Stabs 93-Year-Old Husband

An 87-year-old central Florida woman was charged with first-degree murder after police said she stabbed her husband who later died.

CBS4–10/29/2011

Money Generic

Social Security Benefits Expected To Rise In 2012

Seniors are about to see something they haven’t seen in two years – a raise.

CBS4–10/18/2011

(Source: Hialeah Police) Elvina Lamas, charged in a scheme to defraud the elderly

Hialeah Woman Charged With Scamming Elderly

A Hialeah women has been charged with preying on the elderly, allegedly ripping off at least half a dozen people by claiming to have life saving drugs for them that turned out to be very expensive vitamins.

CBS4–09/14/2011

(Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Police Say Grandson Beat Grandmother With Walking Cane

A 16-year-old grandson is accused of beating his grandmother with her aluminum walking cane and is now charged with aggravated battery on an elderly person.

CBS4–08/15/2011

(Source: CBS)

Florida Panel Rejects Federal Funds For Elderly

A Florida legislative panel Friday rejected millions in federal money designed to help remove patients from nursing homes and provide them with similar care in their own homes.

CBS4–06/25/2011

(Source: CBS)

STD Contraction Among Florida’s Seniors On The Rise

Among Americans 55 years and older, cases of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise. The problem is so bad, Medicare may soon add STD screenings as a covered benefit.

CBS4–05/25/2011

A car is pulled from a Hallandale Beach waterway after a deadly accident which claimed the life of an elderly couple.  (Source: CBS4's David Sutta)

Police Identify Couple Killed In Hallandale Waterway Accident

Police released the identity of a Hialeah couple who were pulled from a Hallandale Beach waterway after their car plunged into the water Tuesday. They’ve also provided more information on the cause of their deaths.

04/27/2011

Frank Labersdesque

Laughing Man Jailed On Mom Beating Charge

A man accused of hitting his 69-year-old mother appeared before a bond court judge Wednesday strapped to a protective vest and laughing hysterically even as the judge doubled his bond amount.

CBS4–04/13/2011

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