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Full Show: Flood Prevention Conference, And Political Roundup (Feb. 21, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We check in on a Rice University conference on flood prevention. Then, our experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political news. Then, we compare hurricane recovery efforts in Texas with those in the Caribbean. And a new documentary examines senior citizens in the dating game.

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Silver Alerts Help Locate Missing and Endangered Seniors

Posted on · We’ve all seen the Silver Alert notifications on billboards as we drive around the Greater Houston region indicating a senior is missing, perhaps disoriented or impaired in some way, and might be at risk to themselves or to others. We learn what triggers those alerts, how the system works, and what we can do to try to prevent such situations.

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Caring for An Elderly Loved One Takes a Toll on Family Members

Posted on · We recently had a conversation about dealing with and preventing elder abuse here in Houston. But elder abuse is just one of many challenges facing the growing population of seniors and the loved ones often tasked with caring for them. So, on this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss some of the broader challenges of caring for an […]

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Preventing Elder Abuse in Houston

Posted on · As the population ages – and of course with all those baby boomers nearing retirement that we always hear about – elder abuse has become a growing issue nationwide and here in the Greater Houston. But what exactly is elder abuse? It can be anything from literal physical abuse to cashing an incapacitated loved one’s […]

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Preventing Elder Abuse, The Good The Bad and The Ugly & Record Store Day: Houston Matters for Friday, April 18, 2014

Posted on · As the population ages – and of course with all those baby boomers nearing retirement that we always hear about – elder abuse has become a growing issue nationwide and here in the Greater Houston. But what exactly is elder abuse? It can be anything from literal physical abuse to cashing an incapacitated loved one’s […]