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.
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.
The college years came seven decades years later for a South Florida great-grandmother.
An 87-year-old central Florida woman was charged with first-degree murder after police said she stabbed her husband who later died.
Seniors are about to see something they haven’t seen in two years – a raise.
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.
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.
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.
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.