Articles Tagged With ‘elderly’




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... (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... (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... (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... (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... (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... (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... (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... (Continue reading)

Robert’s Restaurant owner selling businesses to employees

A San Luis Obispo County restaurant owner who was convicted of stealing from a 99-year-old woman is selling his businesses to his employees. [Tribune] Robert Clouston was ordered in June to pay $327,000 in restitution... (Continue reading)

Car slams into Atascadero 7-Eleven

An Atascadero 7-Eleven lost some of its structural integrity Wednesday after a driver improperly parked his car. [KSBY] An older man was pulling into the 7-11 parking lot on the corner of El Camino Real... (Continue reading)