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  • CDC: Adults over 60 not receiving needed shots

    WASHINGTON — Most of us are pretty vigilant about making sure our children get required vaccines. But experts say we also ought to be concerned about the kid’s grandparents. Statistics from the Centers for Disease…

  • Shared housing trend grows among older adults

    ‘Having roommates’ isn’t just for 20-somethings. Older adults are looking for roommates to save money and have companionship. A look at the growing trend.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Con artists target seniors in broad daylight

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

  • 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.

  • Silver drivers in the spotlight again

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

  • 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.