Elderly

Gene Kelly in "Singing In The Rain" (credit: © 1952 - MGM)

App That Helps Patients Sing Their Favorite Songs Slows Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, Improves Memory

The positive affect of music on the mind and memory has been documented time and again. Researchers have found that singing show tunes can ward off dementia and Alzheimer’s. Now, there’s an app that turns music into medicine, called SingFit.

04/13/2015

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

92-Year-Old Woman Robbed Inside San Francisco Chinatown Home; Suspect Arrested

Police have arrested a man who allegedly entered the home of a 92-year-old woman and then robbed her in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood over the weekend.

04/08/2015

Police Investigation

Elderly Suspect Believed To Be Held Inside Palo Alto Home By Burglary Suspect

Police in Palo Alto surrounded a house after a burglary suspect fled from officers, barricading himself inside a home with an elderly resident Monday afternoon.

03/23/2015

A couple looks over the railing on the Golden Gate Bridge. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Oldsters Than Hipsters – Marin Has More Old People Than Any Other Bay Area County

A new study says residents in Marin County are some of the oldest in the Bay Area. In fact, almost one in five is 65 and older.

03/21/2015

San Jose resident Trinh Quoc Thu was last seen at the Capitol Flea Market near the restroom area around 11 a.m., police said.

69-Year-Old Man Missing From San Jose

San Jose police are asking for the public’s help locating a 69-year-old man who went missing Sunday morning, police said.

03/15/2015

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Elderly Man Beaten With Own Cane A Block Away From Tenderloin Police Station In Broad Daylight; Suspects Get Away

A 78-year-old man was beaten with his own cane and pepper sprayed in San Francisco’s Tenderloin in broad daylight on Tuesday. The robbery incident happened only a block away from the police station and the suspects got away.

02/12/2015

Ayanna Bastain, 32, the suspect arrested by Walnut Creek police for an ATM crime called "shoulder surfing". (photo credit: Walnut Creek P.D.)

‘Shoulder Surfing’ Suspect Arrested On Theft, Elder Abuse Charges In Contra Costa County ATM Scam

An ATM scam in Walnut Creek has police warning people to be aware of their surroundings especially when they’re withdrawing cash. A suspect has since been arrested for something police call, “shoulder surfing”.

01/27/2015

water faucet

City Officials Warn Of Bogus Water Workers Burglarizing San Francisco Homes

San Francisco city officials are warning residents of a scam, where would-be burglars are posing as water department workers.

01/09/2015

Car Crash

Elderly Women Confuses Brake, Pedal, Crashes Into Concord Gym

No one was in the area when the car crashed into the building and no one was injured, including the driver.

12/18/2014

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Teen Exposes Himself To 2 Elderly Women In Palo Alto

The suspect is described as a fair-skinned white male, in his late teens with a slight build. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded jacket.

12/04/2014

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