elderly

Queens woman admits to bogus ‘blessing scam’
Queens woman admits to bogus ‘blessing scam’
Northeast Melissa Chan 12/06/2013 at 1:32PM

Fengluan Qin, 50, pleaded guilty to using a phony “blessing” scam to take nearly $5,000 in cash and jewelry from three Flushing women. She is a Chinese national with an expired visa, believed to be living in Flushing.

Second Courier ‘Power Breakfast’ informs seniors
Second Courier ‘Power Breakfast’ informs seniors
Networking Events Melissa Chan 5/08/2012 at 12:00PM

Seniors looking for another leg up in the extensive world of elder law got a second boost of knowledge during a recent Courier-hosted lecture. During a “Power Breakfast” — the second one hosted by The Courier this year — held on May 4 at North Shore Towers in Floral Park, Ann-Margaret Carrozza, an elder law [...]

Elderly Forest Hills woman missing
Elderly Forest Hills woman missing
News Billy Rennison 3/05/2012 at 11:25AM

Police are asking for the public’s help finding an elderly Forest Hills woman last seen on Sunday, March 4. Dolly Arias, 72, was last seen leaving her Queens Boulevard apartment yesterday evening wearing a multi-colored jacket and black pants. Police described the missing as 5-feet-6-inches tall, 120 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Arias [...]

Affordable housing for seniors
News Toni Cimino 2/21/2012 at 4:13PM

Some seniors may soon have an affordable place to call home. Officials from the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the MET Council celebrated the opening of Council Towers VI in Pomonok. Located at 71st Avenue between [...]

Elderly woman missing in Astoria
Elderly woman missing in Astoria
News Billy Rennison 1/05/2012 at 10:57AM

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding an elderly Astoria woman last seen on January 3. Delia Francis, 88, was last seen at her apartment on 24th Street in Astoria at approximately 6 p.m. on Tuesday, wearing a multi-colored sweat shirt, black ski cap with a “New York” logo, short powder blue pants, [...]

Elderly Kew Gardens man missing; Silver alert issued
News Toni Cimino 10/11/2011 at 11:58AM

Police are looking for a 65-year-old man with Alzheimer’s who was last seen on Monday, October 10 at his home in Kew Gardens. Stephen Moore, who also suffers from diabetes and cardio vascular disease requires medication and a home care attendant. Police have issued a silver alert. Moore is 5-feet-11-inches tall and weighs approximately 160-pounds. [...]