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Nigerian Elderly Shot
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria are lining up elderly people and shooting them — a new tactic instilling fear in areas the militants call an Islamic caliphate.
Mature Marriage Questioned
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman says she doesn't understand the fuss over her 96-year-old mother's recent marriage. After all, she says, anybody who wants to get married must have a little dementia.
Are Older Adults the New Face of Addiction?
One generally associates the onset of drug and alcohol addiction with the recklessness of youth.
However, two new studies are challenging those assumptions, with findings suggesting that older folks are also quite susceptible to addiction’s trap.

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