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Woman Celebrates 100th Birthday After Surviving COVID-19

Nothing can stop Leora Martin from celebrating a huge milestone. On June 20th, the Elkhart, Indiana resident turned 100, a week after finding out she was free of coronavirus.
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104-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Recovers from Coronavirus

A 104-year-old woman from New York who survived stage 4 melanoma, two broken hips, and lived through the Spanish Flu, has now also recovered from coronavirus.
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Sisters Die 102 Years Apart From Two Separate Pandemics

Two sisters died from global pandemics over a century apart. On April 14, Selma Esther Ryan died from coronavirus just days before her 96th birthday. 102 years earlier, her 5-year-old sister died from the 1918 Spanish Flu. Read the story now.
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8 Retirees Contracted Coronavirus After Poker Game, 3 Died

Eight retirees in Florida contracted coronavirus after their regular poker games and within weeks three were dead. The seniors would get together four nights a week to play poker in their Miami-area condominium.
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107-Year-Old Woman Among Oldest Patients to Recover From Coronavirus

A woman in Turkey has become the second 107-year-old person to beat coronavirus. After being treated for the virus, the centenarian made a miraculous recovery and was released on April 13th.
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90-Year-Old Dies From Coronavirus After Telling Doctors to Save Ventilator ‘For Younger Patients’

A 90-year-old woman has died from the virus after turning down a ventilator and instructing healthcare workers to “save it for younger patients.”
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Old Hands

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See the signs. Stop the crimes. Learn the warning signs of elder abuse, which include physical abuse, sexual abuse, financial fraud and exploitation, and neglect. If you so much as suspect abuse of an elder you know, report it to the police. Video of NCPC Elder Abuse PSA (:60)
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Smoke Alarm

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Every day, seven people die in home fires, most in homes that lack working smoke alarms. Sadly, children and the elderly disproportionately lose their lives. The American Red Cross has launched the Sound the Alarm campaign, a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events across the...
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Elderly

B96 Cares!

EEA Elder Abuse Awareness is doing everything they can to protect seniors from financial scams. In recent years, an estimated $2.9 billion dollars was wrongfully taken from the 60+ population. Take the necessary steps to ensure that you or your loved ones don't become a victim. For more info call...
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