Police on Monday were investigating whether there was any criminal wrongdoing in the handling of a health emergency at an independent living facility where a woman died after a nurse refused to provide CPR.
A Central California retirement facility is under scrutiny after a 911 call revealed a nurse refused to give an unconscious woman CPR. The woman later died.
Five elderly residents of a small care facility in Walnut Creek were displaced by a kitchen fire that filled the house with smoke and sent one of the residents to the hospital Monday night, fire officials said.
An elderly man was knocked unconscious in an attack in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood early Tuesday morning, police said.
Authorities were looking Friday morning for several suspects in connection with a frightening incident in South San Jose: a vehicle crashed through a house, and police suspect it was being driven – and occupied – by car thieves.
The U.S. Department of Justice is warning seniors to watch out for investment fraud schemes. According to the agency, it’s a type of crime that is surging as a result of the recession.
An elderly woman reported missing from an adult care home in Concord Sunday evening was found dead at a nearby elementary school hours later, a police sergeant said.
Donations have poured in to help the iconic Brown twins remain together since the older sister, Vivian, developed Alzheimer’s requiring round the clock care that landed her in the hospital.
Several Bay Area community projects will get some help in their efforts to serve their elderly neighbors thanks to $10,000 in grants awarded by Coming of Age Bay Area.
An elderly woman was critically injured when she was pushed to the ground at Stow Lake in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Friday, police said Monday.