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Experts: Aging in isolation a ‘silent killer’ for millions

Mortality rates are higher among seniors who are aging in isolation, a “silent killer” that affects millions but goes mostly unnoticed. An estimated 8 million older adults are affected by isolation, putting them at more risk for depression, dementia and mortality, a group of experts, including the Pima Council on Aging's W. Mark Clark, told Congress.... Read more»

Fears, willingness to help make seniors appealing targets for scams

Told he had won $10 million in a sweepstakes, an older man insisted that he was going to Florida to collect despite objections from his family and even an explanation from the Arizona Attorney General’s Office that he was being scammed.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Sun Van fare increase debated

Ward 2 Tucson City Councilwoman Shirley Scott, Republican state Rep. Ethan Orr (LD9), Arizona Education Association President Andrew Morrill, Tucson Weekly's Dan Gibson... Read more»