seniors http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Help for Seniors to Get Around in Sussex County http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/help-seniors-get-around-sussex-county <p>There are a lot of seniors in Sussex who need to get around but don’t or can’t drive.</p><p>Now, retired principal Nancy Reichtl says she’s trying to bring iTN America. a national senior citizen driving co-op, to Sussex County.</p><p>Last month she asked Sussex County for $35-thousand to help get the program started.</p><p>Under the program riders will pay an annual membership fee.</p><p>They would get a hold of a dispatcher and a driver will be sent out.</p><p>The cost per mile will be one dollar.</p><p>The company already operates in more than a dozen states.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 12:42:25 +0000 Don Rush 55284 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Help for Seniors to Get Around in Sussex County MD Senior Population Grows http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/md-senior-population-grows <p>With the aging of the population in the state of Maryland&nbsp; officials from the AARP are getting together to see what can be done to protect seniors in the coming years.</p><p>Maryland News Connection reporter Allison Burns has the story:</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:56:43 +0000 Don Rush 45708 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net MD Senior Population Grows NIH in Bethesda Looking to Hire Seniors http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/nih-bethesda-looking-hire-seniors <p></p><p>Perhaps the best employer in Maryland for seniors is located in Bethesda where the National Institutes of Health has made a concerted effort to hire those over 50.</p><p>Maryland News Connection reporter Allison Burns has the story.</p><p></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:14:36 +0000 Don Rush 36321 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net NIH in Bethesda Looking to Hire Seniors Seniors: Financial Victims of Family http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/seniors-financial-victims-family <p></p><p>Senior citizens in Maryland are increasingly becoming victims of financial crime that include includes members of their own family.</p><p>That’s according to the AARP.</p><p>Maryland News Connection reporter Allison Burns has the story.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:21:48 +0000 Don Rush 36183 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Seniors: Financial Victims of Family New Financial Penalties Proposed for Crimes Against Seniors in Delaware http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/new-financial-penalties-proposed-crimes-against-seniors-delaware <p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;DOVER, Del. (AP) - The state Senate is eyeing a bill that would establish a new financial penalty for crimes against senior citizens in order to raise money to fund programs aimed at helping seniors.</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The bill passed the House in January and the Senate is expected to consider it on Tuesday.</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The legislation creates an additional penalty of $100 for crimes committed against people who are 62 years old or older.</p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 12:57:12 +0000 Don Rush 9877 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net