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Emergency responders bridge communications gap with seniors

When it came to making sure the residents of Arlington are prepared for an emergency, the Emergency Management Office realized they had a problem. "How to reach the vulnerable population that we're not reaching via social media or any technological outlets", said Arlington Emergency Management Public Information Officer Grelia Soliz.

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 02:29am EDT

Tags: Arlington County,

As baby boomers age, driving becomes a concern

Every day, more than 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 and join the ever-expanding ranks of senior drivers in the United States.

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 10:57am EST

Tags: AAA Mid-Atlantic, Elin Schold Davis, driving, paula wolfson

Con artists target seniors in broad daylight

Senior citizens are being targeted by con artists in Montgomery County.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 07:44am EDT

Tags: montgomery county, Scam, Nick Iannelli, Bethesda, North Bethesda, Montrose Crossing Shopping Center

Fixing up seniors' homes to help them age in place

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 07:42pm EDT

Tags: aging

Walking cuts risk of Type 2 diabetes in seniors

Researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services say a 15-minute walk, three times a day after meals, helps seniors keep their blood sugar levels in-check and cuts their risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 04:31am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, walking, Diabetes Care, George Washington University, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, Loretta DiPietro,

Silver drivers in the spotlight again

Laws adding requirements for silver drivers seeking to renew their license vary in the D.C. Metro area.

Sunday - 09/02/2012, 06:01pm EDT

Tags: driving, safety, DMV, MVA, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Federal Highway Administration

D.C. sponsors hiring event for senior citizens

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 07:40am EDT

Tags: D.C., jobs, employment

Frederick Co. seniors to get break on property taxes

The measure will offer certain homeowners older than 65 a 20 percent break on their net county taxes.

Wednesday - 01/04/2012, 10:12am EST

Tags: Frederick County, board of commissioners, property tax, david burd