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There are 11 item(s) tagged with the keyword "elderly".

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1. Fighting for the Light

Russians are again informing on one another. Tatyana Savinkina, a retiree in Karelia, is one victim. This is her story.

Tags: elderly, karelia, political activity, dissent
2. Battling Dementia, One Stitch at a Time

Embroidery brings 84-year-old Yulia Aleshicheva peace and focuses her mind ravaged by dementia. But thanks to an enterprising grandson, her colorful art has many fans around the world.

Tags: folk art, social media, art, elderly
3. Ninety-Four Years Young

Daily stretching and exercise are the secrets to a long and healthy life—and lots of gold badges. 

Tags: veterans, elderly, soviet, awards, exercise, health
4. Spring Cleaning for a Cause

Emptying out apartments, but keeping hearts full— this is how some Muscovites are giving back in anticipation of Easter. 

Tags: elderly, volunteerism, paskha, easter, spring
5. A Blog for Babushka

A recent survey of the elderly finds that one-fifth of pensioners hope to supplement their income with a blog.

Tags: social media, social issues, elderly, pensions, Internet
6. Criminal Camels

A herd of camels, released by an 83-year-old pensioner, is wreaking havoc in Astrakhan region.

Tags: news, humor, towns, elderly, animals, astrakhan
7. Dog Days

As summer begins, a Russian doctor explains how to combat "weather pains."

Tags: elderly, television, weather, health
8. "Kindergarten" for Senior Citizens

Everyone’s a kid at Christmastime, and, beginning this holiday season, pensioners in Kostroma Oblast can be kids year-round at Russia’s first “kindergarten” for pensioners.

Tags: charity, babushkas, elderly
9. Tis the Season for Pickled Ferns and Ice Cream

Fish aren’t food, ice cream is medicine, ferns are pickles

Tags: fishing, fish, milk, Halloween, children, elderly, work, study, pickle, health, ice cream
10. Summer Fun for All Faiths and All Ages

Presidents eating ice cream, kids reporting toy theft to police… summer is almost over, thank Allah. 

Tags: gagarin, elderly, cars, children, police, putin, erdogan, turkey, islam, chechnya, Orthodox Church, airlines

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