When an aged care resident went missing in Ohio, USA, nurses and facility staff couldn’t work out how she got out. After searching for several hours, she was finally found dead in a walk-in freezer.
The 86 year old woman, who was living with dementia, managed to get past locked doors and other security precautions. Staff called local police at 1:40am to report her missing.
"The alarm didn’t go off," a nurse told the police dispatchers. "We...
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After contracting coronavirus in his aged care home, 100 year old Roy has just been discharged from St Vincent's Private Hospital in Melbourne after beating the virus.
“After 6 long weeks in hospital, 100 year old COVID-19 survivor Roy is heading back home to his aged care facility. Roy said an emotional farewell to our team as he left, thankful to be fully recovered,” the hospital wrote on their Facebook page.
“This certainly calls for a...
In 1988, Massachusetts man Brad Hathaway was diagnosed with diabetes, heart problems and other health issues. His doctor suggested that he start walking immediately, and regularly if he wanted to improve his health.
“My doctor said, ‘You better walk. You better start walking tomorrow and start walking three miles a day’,” Brad said.
“So, I did, and I mapped out the entire town.”
Thirty-two years later, Brad has walked three miles every day, sometimes getting to...
When we think of fashion for grandmas and older people, we may think of comfy cardis, house slippers, and sensible trousers. While there’s nothing wrong with that, these stylish ladies have taken a different approach and are rewriting the fashion rules for older people.
Covering the whole rainbow of colours, every kind of texture, and always expertly accessorised, these ladies sure know how to grow old stylishly.
Jean & Valerie
Jean and Valerie describe themselves as “NYC style...