Senior Citizens

  • D.C. Mayor vetoes budget, Council to consider veto override

    7/11/14 9:18 PM

    In a letter to the Council Friday, Gray said he takes issue with the budget's limited aid for seniors, funding for the city's streetcar project, and the controversial 'yoga tax,' among other items.


  • Teen Angels bring warmth to local senior citizens

    4/2/14 6:01 PM

    Senior citizens in homes throughout the area are getting a dose of warmth from the Teen Angels Project.


  • Medicare drug plans hit seniors with increased premium costs

    9/25/12 8:47 AM Comment

    Seniors enrolled in seven of the 10 most popular Medicare prescription drug plans will be hit with double-digit premium hikes next year if they don't shop for a better deal, says a private firm that analyzes the highly competitive market.

  • Phone scam targets seniors in Maryland

    7/18/12 9:18 PM

    The Attorney General's Office in Maryland and the federal government have received a lot of complaints from concerned citizens about a telephone scam targeting senior citizens.


  • Fire in senior citizen building in College Park

    2/4/12 5:58 PM Comment

    Several people were displaced after an accidental fire started in an assisted living center for senior citizens in College Park Saturday. No one was injured.


  • Aging Americans stay home with aid of 'villages'

    11/12/11 1:03 PM Comment

    There is a burgeoning movement among senior citizens determined to stay in their homes as long as possible. With the help of nonprofit groups known as "villages," they're enjoying many of the perks that residents of retirement or assisted-living communities receive, at a fraction of the cost.