Games, Crafts, Other Activities May Safeguard Aging Brain New research shows socializing, surfing the web, and playing bridge, among other simple activities, can help stave off mental decline.
Police: Man Attempts Killing His Elderly ParentsMiami Beach authorities have arrested a man after he allegedly tried to kill his parents.
South Florida Woman Celebrates 100 Years Of Life Beulah Murdoch celebrated 100 years of life surrounded by family and friends in her Pembroke Pines home.
Freight Train Hits & Kills 90-Year Old In Car A freight train hit and killed a 90-year old man Saturday in Pompano Beach.
Man Murdered In Nursing Home By Fellow PatientA nursing home patient has confessed that he murdered his 73-year-old roommate at a Palmetto Bay nursing home, according to Miami-Dade Police.
Report: Florida Second In U.S. For Number Of Alzheimer's CasesIn Florida's battle against Alzheimer's, the disease is winning, according to a new report.
Governor Rick Scott On Stump With Seniors In MiamiWith 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.
Partnership Enables Elderly Miami Vets To Avoid Costly Nursing HomesFor 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 Injured In Two-Car AccidentTwo elderly people were injured Saturday afternoon – collateral damage from a two-car accident.
M-D Fire Rescue Supplies 180 Turkeys To Needy Senior CitizensNeedy senior citizens will have a happy Thanksgiving, thanks to firefighters with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.
New Miami-Dade Program Pairs Shelter Pets With SeniorsTwo 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.
Fire Forces Residents Out Of North Miami-Dade High RiseDozens of residents living in the Palm Towers building in North Miami-Dade were evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a kitchen fire on the 11th floor.