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Trooper helps elderly man visit wife in nursing home

Kentucky State Trooper Robert Purdy shared a story on Facebook Monday about an emotional experience another trooper had. 

Three arrested in Lexington after robbery of an elderly couple

Lexington Police says three people were arrested for robbing an elderly couple at the end of July.

Lexington McDonald’s responds to criticism over viral video

The owner of a Lexington McDonald's says a viral video showing a manager asking a woman to leave the restaurant doesn't tell the full story.

Louisville man arrested for exploiting an elderly woman

Police in Louisville credit tips from the public for helping them arrest a man accused of exploiting an elderly woman with memory loss.

Lexington senior facility sheltering elderly Virginians from Florence

It's often some of the most vulnerable people who can't escape a storm zone.
Scam Alert

WARNING: Sweepstakes scams victimize elderly with evolving tactics

A Better Business Bureau report shows sweepstakes and prize scams claimed over $115 million from Americans in 2017, with the majority of losses suffered by senior citizens.
Flu Deaths

Flu deaths reported in Lexington and across Kentucky

Three elderly people have died from the flu, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department.

Elderly man found dead in water at Clark County Fish and Game Club

An elderly man is dead after suffering a medical emergency while fishing at the Clark County Fish and Game Club.

Police: DNA evidence leads to arrest of Lexington man

A man has been charged with stabbing an elderly woman several times after breaking into her home, according to police.

Man charged with sex abuse of 2 at assisted living facility

A Kentucky man has been charged with sexually abusing two residents at an assisted living facility.

Event held to help protect elderly from scams

A free senior scam jam event was held at the Lexington Senior Center on Thursday.
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Officials: Blacktop Contractors Targeting Central Kentucky Residents

Officials say a group of door-to-door blacktop contractors are targeting elderly residents in Woodford County, and possibly families in the Central Kentucky region.

UPDATE: 3rd arrest in Mt. Vernon murder case

Two people have been arrested in connection to the death of a Rockcastle man back in January of 2017.

UPDATE: Golden Alert canceled for elderly woman in Georgetown

The Georgetown Police Department canceled Golden Alert for Georgetown woman.

What’s Going Around – Elderly UTI

ABC 36's Doc-On-Call, physician Ryan Stanton, says he's seeing a lot of elderly patients with urinary tract infections showing up in the ER. In this week's "What's Going Around," he looks at the risks involved with UTI's in the elderly, and how families can avoid them.
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Low-income subsidy for wireless phones to end

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will be making some changes to the state program that provides assistance to low-income telephone customers.

Deputies: Frankfort woman charged with neglecting her mother

The daughter of an elderly woman found laying in animal feces was charged with neglect on Tuesday, according to officials.

Franklin Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating possible neglect after woman found living in filth

An investigation has started after the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says an elderly woman was found living in filthy conditions.

What’s Going Around – Falls & the Elderly

ABC 36's Doc-On-Call, physician Ryan Stanton talks about an emergency room situation that's common all year, but especially during the winter months, when snow and icy conditions are more common: senior citizens suffering falls.

LPD: Suspects Kick In Door, Take Cash from Couple

Police are looking for two men they say kicked in the door of a home early Thursday morning and robbed an elderly couple at knifepoint.

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