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Medicare, Medi-Cal and your medical bills

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Medicare, Medi-Cal and your medical bills. Tips to help you reduce your out-of-pocket medical expenses. […]

01/13/2014

Los Angeles police: Man shoots ailing wife, sister

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a 60-year-old man shot and killed his wife, who was suffering from dementia, and then walked into a convalescent home and killed his sister as she lay […]

12/11/2013

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WWII aviator’s Purple Heart returning to Pa.

A Purple Heart given to a World War II aviator beheaded by Japanese forces in 1945 is back in the hands of the serviceman’s family after a ceremony in southeastern Pennsylvania. Gordon Yates’ 80-year-old sister, […]

11/09/2013

Elderly people take a nap at a day care center in Shanghai, China. (AP Photo/File)

5 things to know about China’s new aged care law

(AP) – Elderly parents in China can now sue their grown children for both financial and emotional support. The changes in the law in China reflect an increasingly urgent dilemma across the world: As populations […]

10/14/2013

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From today’s show: tips concerning employment issues

Jim DeSimone, an employment rights attorney with http://www.losangelesemploymentlawyer.com, discusses a variety of employment issues, including workplace discrimination.

06/07/2013

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Tips to keep your loved one out of a nursing home

How to handle elder family members without putting them in nursing homes. Money 101 guest host Ron Kilgore talks with Lora King, author of “Stolen,” about Alzheimer’s, and with Susan Geffen, a gerontologist, elder law […]

06/03/2013

Money 101: Jobs for vets; how smart is your smartphone?

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with guest host Ron Kilgore the conversation will include: The fight to get jobs for veterans. How smart is your […]

06/03/2013

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Long-term care in aging US: Not for me, poll says

WASHINGTON (AP) — We’re in denial: Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older — and are taking few steps to get ready.

04/24/2013

Aerial photo of fertilizer plant that exploded in the city of West, Texas. (AP Photo)

Investigation of fertilizer plant blast beginning, 12 victims found

WEST, Texas (AP) — Federal investigators and the state fire marshal’s office will be moving toward an inspection of the site of Wednesday’s explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant, looking for evidence that may point to a cause.

04/19/2013

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Elder care home employee misunderstood company policy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The company whose employee refused to administer CPR to a dying woman said Tuesday that the employee wrongly interpreted its policy. But the elderly woman’s family said she would not have wanted life-prolonging aid.

03/06/2013

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Statement from family of elderly woman denied CPR

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) – Here is the statement from the family of 87-year-old Lorraine Bayless, who died last week of a heart attack after being denied CPR at a Bakersfield elder home:

03/06/2013

Calif. woman dies after nurse refuses to do CPR

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A nurse’s refusal to give CPR to a dying 87-year-old at an independent living home despite desperate pleas from a 911 dispatcher has prompted outrage and spawned a criminal investigation. Listen to analysis from Royal Oakes:

03/05/2013

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