Articles Tagged With ‘elderly’




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SLO resident loses $20,000 after thief uses stolen wallet to cash out

A day after losing a wallet, a San Luis Obispo resident lost a combined $20,000 from multiple bank accounts, according to SLOPD. Police are now searching for a suspected identity thief who made the cash withdrawals. On June 21, a... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman stole $117,000 from elderly man in reverse mortgage scheme

A former Nipomo financial services advisor talked an elderly man into taking out a reverse mortgage on his home and then stole $117,000 from him, according to the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office. Araceli Cortes, 38, is slated... (Continue reading)

California and SLO County getting older

With a declining birth rate and rising life expectancy, California’s population will be getting older over the next several decades. By the year 2060, more than one quarter of the state population is projected to be 65 years or older.... (Continue reading)

Missing man with Alzheimer’s found dead in rural SLO

A search and rescue team found the dead body of a missing 75-year-old San Luis Obispo man who had Alzheimers on Wednesday. Rich Korsgaard had been missing since Sunday. Around 10 a.m., search and rescue personnel from Kern County found... (Continue reading)

Dog nearly kills Grover Beach man, elderly woman

A 64-year-old Grover Beach man and his next-door neighbor, an 86-year-old woman, are reportedly lucky to be alive following a vicious dog attack Tuesday. David Fear is critically injured and at risk of losing both of his hands, while Betty... (Continue reading)

Atascadero nursing facility sued over patient’s death

A Long Beach law firm filed a wrongful death lawsuit against an Atascadero nursing facility, alleging the rehab center caused an elderly man’s death. Leo Paul Landry, who was suffering from dementia, fell several times while living at the facility... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man burglarizes grandparents home

Paso Robles police arrested a man for stealing thousands of dollars of jewelry from his grandparents home. Officer also arrested a second man for the burglary, and a third suspect remains on the run. Matthew Sundahl, 27, allegedly burglarized his... (Continue reading)

Elderly Morro Bay woman hospitalized after fire

An 87-year-old Morro Bay woman received advanced life support and was taken to the hospital as a result of a house fire on Saturday. Her current condition is unclear. At 3:42 p.m., a house caught fire in the 700 block... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay lawyer pleads no contest to stealing from elderly

A Morro Bay attorney could spend a year in jail following a plea he entered Thursday in a grand theft case involving elderly clients. [Tribune] John Patrick Fennacy, 50, pleaded no contest to a single felony charge of grand theft... (Continue reading)

Santa Barabara woman, world’s oldest Facebook user, dies

A Santa Barbara woman known for her devotion to charity work and her profile on Facebook has died at the age of 107. Edythe Kirchmaier gained fame late in life by becoming the world’s oldest Facebook user. She signed up... (Continue reading)



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