Southwest Airlines Apologizes for Misplacing Elderly Woman

Eighty-five-year-old Alice Vaticano was supposed to be wheeled to the Southwest Airlines gate to catch her flight home to Denver, but instead a "processing error" left her stranded in a wheelchair in Newark for 11 hours. Vaticano, who is "sometimes forgetful," didn't know where she was, and had no choice but to sit… » 8/27/14 3:50pm 8/27/14 3:50pm

Elderly Chinese Parents Can Now Take their Adult Children to Court for…

Today, China's national legislature passed a new law that, once enacted, will require citizens to visit their elderly parents "often," or go to court. This law is so, so ripe for 1980's style stand up jokes about mothers in law, or a very special episode of Married... With Chidren where someone gets bumped on the head… » 12/28/12 7:10pm 12/28/12 7:10pm

Reminder: If You Do Not Vote Tomorrow, Your Dead Relatives Will Watch…

In case you missed it, here's an important reminder about the importance of democracy, from the Greatest Generation. » 11/05/12 2:35pm 11/05/12 2:35pm

TSA Is Very Sorry They Strip Searched Two Old Ladies

Back in December, Transportation Security Administration officials caught some flack for forcing a couple of little old ladies at JFK airport to partially disrobe and show screeners their colostomy bags. Now, they'd like those two elderly grandmothers to know they're very sorry. » 1/18/12 1:05pm 1/18/12 1:05pm

A pair of pen pals — Thelma Symonds, 85, and Chauncey Christofferson, 96, wed Tuesday » 8/28/08 10:45am 8/28/08 10:45am at the Kimberley Hall nursing home in Windsor, Connecticut. The pair began their courtship "the old-fashioned way" by writing one another for seven months before ever meeting in person. Their correspondence began when Christofferson…