Drivers over 70 a danger to road safetyNov. 11, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Drivers over 70 are some of the most dangerous people on the roads.
Elderly woman dies after driving car into Lake ConstanceOct. 28, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
An elderly woman has died after driving her car into Lake Constance in canton Thurgau.
Elderly woman believed to have shot husband then herselfOct. 2, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Zurich prosecutors believe an 82-year-old woman tried to kill her husband before killing herself.
Elderly couple injured after attacking each other with knivesSept. 16, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
An elderly couple – both aged 90 years old – are being cared for after attacking each other with knives.
Swiss Railways to compensate elderly man dragged along tracksAug. 14, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
The Federal Court has upheld a lower court ruling that Swiss Railways has to pay CHF 35,000 to an 89-year-old man who...
Geneva to monitor elderly during heatwaveJuly 25, 2019, 9:56 a.m.
As the heatwave continues, the City of Geneva is stepping up its monitoring of elderly residents.
Vaud triggers awareness campaign for heatwave weekendJune 20, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Forecasters are predicting a heat wave next week – and canton Vaud is triggering its awareness campaign to make...
Decision to ban elderly school assistants 'incomprehensible'June 19, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
A decision by education authorities in canton Fribourg to ban retirees from working in schools is causing uproar.
Emergency brakes save elderly man's life in train collisionMarch 6, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
An elderly man had a narrow escape after being hit by a train in canton Aargau.
Elderly couple suspected of shooting catJan. 30, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
An elderly couple are in custody in Zurich suspected of shooting and seriously injuring a cat.
Lyon prosecutors seek Geneva police help in elderly theft caseNov. 13, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
French prosecutors in Lyon are asking Geneva police for information regarding thefts from elderly people.
Thieves target grave-visiting elderly in BernOct. 5, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Bern is being hit by a particularly low crime – robbing elderly people visiting graves.
Those over 55 most likely to fall victim to online fraudOct. 2, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
People over the age of 55 are most of risk of being ripped off by online scammers or robbed. It’s thought the a...
Aging population brings unexpected challengesFeb. 26, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
An aging population brings many issues, including pensions and health care – bit it’s also bringing a new...
87 year old driver reverses over parked bikesJan. 4, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
An 87 year old driver caused several thousand francs of damage in Schaffhausen yesterday after reversing away from a ...
Developer gets revenge on troublesome neighboursOct. 3, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
A property developer got his own back when he wanted to refurbish a house in the village of Herblingen in canton Scha...
Geneva prepares for heatwave emergencyJune 14, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
The City of Geneva is preparing to implement its heatwave plan to make sure the elderly have access to medical care a...
80 year old arrested after rampage in care homeFeb. 27, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
Vaud police were called to an elderly care home early yesterday morning after an 80 year old man went on the rampage,...
Rise in road injuries amongst elderlyOct. 25, 2016, 2:10 p.m.
There has been a steep rise in serious injuries among elderly people using Swiss roads. The number of people over 65...
LGBT nursing home to open in ZurichOct. 11, 2016, 9:48 a.m.
Plans to create Switzerland's first nursing home for elderly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Zurich ...
Swiss pensioner conned by fake copOct. 7, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
A thief, disguised as a policeman, has conned a pensioner out of CHF 60,000 in the canton of Nidwalden. The man had ...
Court says care home must allow assisted suicideOct. 6, 2016, 8:36 a.m.
A nursing home in the canton of Neuchatel, which belongs to the Salvation Army, must respect patients' wishes and all...