Drivers over 70 a danger to road safety

Drivers over 70 a danger to road safety

Nov. 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 Constance

Elderly woman dies after driving car into Lake Constance

Oct. 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 herself

Elderly woman believed to have shot husband then herself

Oct. 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 knives

Elderly couple injured after attacking each other with knives

Sept. 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 tracks

Swiss Railways to compensate elderly man dragged along tracks

Aug. 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 heatwave

Geneva to monitor elderly during heatwave

July 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 weekend

Vaud triggers awareness campaign for heatwave weekend

June 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'

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 collision

Emergency brakes save elderly man's life in train collision

March 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 cat

Elderly couple suspected of shooting cat

Jan. 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 case

Lyon prosecutors seek Geneva police help in elderly theft case

Nov. 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 Bern

Thieves target grave-visiting elderly in Bern

Oct. 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 fraud

Those over 55 most likely to fall victim to online fraud

Oct. 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 challenges

Aging population brings unexpected challenges

Feb. 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 bikes

87 year old driver reverses over parked bikes

Jan. 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 neighbours

Developer gets revenge on troublesome neighbours

Oct. 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 emergency

Geneva prepares for heatwave emergency

June 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 home

80 year old arrested after rampage in care home

Feb. 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 elderly

Rise in road injuries amongst elderly

Oct. 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 Zurich

LGBT nursing home to open in Zurich

Oct. 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 cop

Swiss pensioner conned by fake cop

Oct. 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 suicide

Court says care home must allow assisted suicide

Oct. 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...
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