Posts Tagged elderly

Elderly PUV drivers appeal to be allowed to resume driving despite age

Marje Pelayo   •   June 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Buses, modern jeepneys, and UV Express units will be allowed to ply on major roads starting June 22 on the condition of limited passenger capacity and under...

IATF: Selected senior citizens allowed to go out under ECQ, GCQ

Marje Pelayo   •   May 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The national government has further relaxed quarantine measures to consider selected senior citizens after several advocates pitched for them in areas under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and...

Houses lie vacant, in decay as Japanese population ages

UNTV News   •   December 17, 2019

TOKYO, JAPAN – Taken over by weeds and on the verge of collapse, abandoned houses have become a common sight and have reached record numbers in Japan in recent years,...

Elderly couple killed as torrential rains sweep away cars in Spain

Jeck Deocampo   •   September 13, 2019

An elderly couple died on Thursday (September 12) when floodwaters caused by torrential rain dragged their car and flipped it over in eastern Spain, local emergency services said. The victims,...

Exercise may reduce disability even in frail elders

UNTV News   •   January 10, 2018

(Reuters Health) – Sedentary older adults who start exercising may not reduce their risk of becoming frail, but they may experience less disability, a new study suggests. Researchers randomly assigned...

Criminal probe opens into eight deaths at Florida nursing home after Irma

admin   •   September 14, 2017

Eight elderly patients died on Wednesday after being left inside a stifling South Florida nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma. The incident prompted a criminal investigation as it...

Grandparents who help care for grandchildren live longer than other seniors

admin   •   January 2, 2017

(Reuters Health) – Grandparents who help out occasionally with childcare or provide support to others in their community tend to live longer than seniors who do not care for other...

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